Police are advising to check you have strong and different passwords for all of your online accounts, Queensland Police say.
A large data dump including more than 1.4 billion email addresses, passwords, and other credentials has been found on the Dark Web.
Security shop 4iQ has discovered an online database that aggregates information from over 200 previous data exposures.
For further information, go to https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/alert-service/weak-passwords-uncovered-large-data-breach
To avoid becoming a victim of Cyber Crime and how to report these matters, visit the R U in Control page on the mypolice blog at www.mypolice.qld.gov.au/incontrol
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.