News: FBI Shuts Down One of the Biggest Hacking Forums

FBI Shuts Down One of the Biggest Hacking Forums

FBI has taken down a notorious hacking forum called "darkode" where cyber criminals bought, sold and traded hacked databases, stolen bank accounts, and malicious software that steal information from other computer systems and helped each other to infiltrate other computers.

The FBI called the site one of the most serious threats to data security in the world. criminal charges has been filed against 12 individuals who were associated with the forum and the investigation is still ongoing, more than 70 cyber criminals from 20 countries were targeted in the investigation.

The site, which had roughly 250 to 300 active members, was seized and shut down, it contained personal information of 39,000 people from a database of social security identification numbers and 20 million emails and user names that could be used to ­target people.

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HELL taken down from the inside. Galaxy2 under DDOS attack today.

... Not a good week for hacker forums.

I heard about this on the radio. And yea Netstat. Next thing you know, it'll be us....

They can't take us down, this is a white hat community, where we still a gray hat community however, the matter would be different

S_R

why they do something like that ? hacking is an idea , its a knowledge ,

will it come again or it will be seized forever.

Phoenix,the site was on the web.I dont understand how they could be so stupid.I mean,it was a criminal hacking market.Although Onion rooting protocols was cracked by NSA,is still far safer then normal web.

https://darkode.com/

i think the NSA knew but didn't wanna do anything about it for some reason

This is good, unlike nul byte it was full of criminals who want to do harm and not help people learn to help defend.

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