Notorious ‘BestBuy’ hacker arraigned for running dark web market

A notorious British hacker was arraigned on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice for allegedly running the now defunct ‘The Real Deal” dark web marketplace.

The 34-year-old defendant Daniel Kaye (aka Bestbuy, Spdrman, Popopret, UserL0ser) allegedly ran the illicit services market between early 2015 and November 2016 when The Real Deal shut down.

Threat actors used this platform to sell anything from stolen credentials for U.S. government agencies’ systems and hacking tools to drugs, weapons, and government data.

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Source: Bleeping Computer