Hacker dumps 1bn user records in 2 months
A serial hacker who goes by the name of Gnosticplayers has released another 65.5 million records of users last week taking his grand total of 932 million records overall.
Since mid-February, Gnosticplayers has been putting batches of hacked data on Dream Market, which is a dark web marketplace for selling illegal products like hacking tools guns and drugs.
“The hacker’s name is Gnosticplayers, and he’s responsible for the hacks of 44 companies, including last week’s revelations,” the ZDNet reported late on Monday.
The names of big companies that were hit included UnderArmor, 500px, ShareThis, MyHeritage and GfyCat.