Hacking marketplace shuttered as creator is arrested

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RaidForums held more than 10 billion individual items of personal data
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RaidForums held more than 10 billion individual items of personal data

RaidForums, a popular marketplace where cybercriminals would buy and sell stolen data, has been shut down and its infrastructure seized in a major cross-border law enforcement operation.

The RaidForums admin and two of his collaborators were arrested as part of Operation TOURNIQUET, which Europol managed in support of independent investigations in the USA, UK, Romania, Sweden and P...

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