The cyber police of the Kharkiv region revealed a large-scale scheme for stealing Internet accounts

20 March 2024 1 minute Author: Newsman

A criminal group that specialized in stealing user accounts was exposed by the cyber police of the Kharkiv region. Three people between the ages of 20 and 40 are involved in a mass theft of email and Instagram accounts.

The attackers used a brute-force method to crack passwords, creating databases of more than 100 million stolen accounts. The accounts were then sold on the darknet, often used in fraudulent schemes.

Searches were conducted, equipment was seized, and charges were filed. The case acquires international significance due to potential cooperation with agents of the aggressor country. The investigation continues. This approach allows readers to quickly understand the essence of the event, the details of the criminal activity, the actions taken by law enforcement agencies and the potential consequences for the attackers, as well as the overall significance of the event for cybersecurity.

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