Operator of WeLeakInfo database marketplace sentenced to two years in prison

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

One of the three operators of WeLeakInfo, a website that sold access to hacked databases, was sentenced today in the Netherlands to two years in prison, with one year suspended.

In court proceedings that took place earlier this year, the suspect, a 23-year-old whose name was not released, admitted to managing the service together with a Northern Irish man and a third unidentified person.

The three ran WeLeakInfo, a website that charged users around $2/day to access 12,415,528,535 records from 10,368 hacked databases, many of which also included usernames and plaintext passwords.

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