LeakedSource Founder Arrested for Selling 3 Billion Stolen Credentials


Canadian authorities have arrested and charged an Ontario man for operating a website that collected ‘stolen’ personal identity records and credentials from some three billion online accounts and sold them for profit.

According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the 27-year-old Jordan Evan Bloom of Thornhill is the person behind the notorious LeakedSource.com—a major repository that compiled public data breaches and sold access to the data, including plaintext passwords.

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Source: The Hacker News