A hacker has dumped nearly one billion user records over the past two months
Catalin Cimpanu reports:
A hacker who spoke with ZDNet in February about wanting to put up for sale the data of over one billion users is getting dangerously close to his goal after releasing another 65.5 million records last week and reaching a grand total of 932 million records overall.
The hacker’s name is Gnosticplayers, and he’s responsible for the hacks of 44 companies, including last week’s revelations.
Since mid-February, the hacker has been putting batches of hacked data on Dream Market, a dark web marketplace for selling illegal products, such as guns, drugs, and hacking tools.
Read more on ZDNet.