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An Australian cybersecurity firm has recently uncovered a database of 14 million username and passwords. A portion of them, over 100,000 records belong to multiple government entities in Australia, that is domains ending with This is currently being investigated. and it is believed that the stolen credentials were not a result of Australian government systems being hacked. It is instead Australian government employees using their departmental email to login to other services like Netflix or Twitter.

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