Hacker sells the data for millions of Moscow drivers for $800

Bill Toulas reports:

Hackers are selling a stolen database containing 50 million records of Moscow driver data on an underground forum for only $800.

According to Russian media outlets that purchased the database, the data appears to be valid and contains records collected between 2006 and 2019

Russian news publisher Kommersant called a small sample of the exposed individuals and confirmed that the stolen data is accurate, even if outdated in some cases.

Wait. Stop right there. Media outlets bought the database? Aren’t they encouraging/rewarding crime by doing that?

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