Details of a million people across Yorkshire for sale on ‘dark web’

I am reluctant to link to this news report because of the damned stock hoodie image, but…. Ruby Kitchen and Chris Burn report:

Across Yorkshire, the personal data of 942,609 people is listed for sale on an underground marketplace, with the highest number being in Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham.

The illicitly obtained data – from email addresses and pictures, passport numbers and credit card details – is listed for sale on the “dark web”, encrypted areas of the internet hidden from ordinary search engines.

Read more on Yorkshire Post.

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