Russian authorities arrest 25 for running stolen credit card marketplace

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Russian authorities have typically turned a blind eye to cyber crime provided attackers only target victims outside of the country
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Russian authorities have typically turned a blind eye to cyber crime provided attackers only target victims outside of the country

Websites trading in stolen debit and credit cards, as well as personal information, have gone dark following raids last week by the FSB

Authorities in Russia have arrested 25 people for running marketplaces dealing in stolen credit and debit card details, and personal data. The arrested individuals included both Russians and foreign...

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