Stolen Data News, Articles and Updates

Database aggregating 1.4B credentials found on dark web

A single file on the dark web with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials not only is the largest aggregate found there but it opens a trove of credentials to even the least sophisticated hackers.

Ex-NSA worker stole classified data, related to Kaspersky incident

A former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified national defence information that was later stolen by Russian spies.

No takers for stolen NSA tools, Shadow Brokers rant

The Shadow Brokers Saturday posted a rant to voice their discontent over the lack of bids for the stolen goods.

How much does your stolen data go for?

There's one question that all business owners have asked themselves: "Why would anyone hack us?" The answer is simple, whatever customer data you have is of value and easily marketable.

Dell Secureworks reports on economic upheaval in the hacker black market

The black market for trading hacking tools and stolen data is still immature, as evidenced by wild price fluctuations as criminals try to work out the true value of their assets.

Hackers displaying stolen data available for purchase on YouTube

Intel Security's new report, "The Hidden Data Economy" reveals that hackers are advertising stolen information on YouTube and then selling it on common websites.

Gemalto findings released for first half of 2015 BLI

Gemalto has released results of the latest Breach Level Index (BLI) report that looks at the state of global breaches for the first six months of 2015.