All these numbers….”More than 5 billion records from 6,500 data breaches were exposed in 2018″ — a report from Risk Based Security says.”More than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across the European since the GDPR came into force in 2018″ — a report from DLA Piper says.…came from data breaches that were reported to the public, but in reality, more than half of all data breaches actually go unreported.
Just last week, we disclosed the existence of some massive unreported data breaches in two rounds, which a hacker has now started monetizing by selling stolen user databases publicly.Now, a new set of databases containing millions of hacked accounts from several websites has been made available for sale on the dark web marketplace by the same hacker who goes by online alias Gnosticplayers.Gnosticplayers last week made two rounds of stolen accounts up for sale on the popular dark web marketplace called Dream Market, posting details of nearly 620 million accounts stolen from 16 popular websites in the first round and 127 million records originating from 8 other sites in the second.The third round, which the hacker told The Hacker News would be his last round, published Sunday contained more than 92 million hacked users’ accounts stolen from 8 websites, including the popular GIF hosting platform Gfycat.New List of Hacked Websites
Gnosticplayers told The Hacker News in an email that the third round up for sale on Dream Market belonged to the following 8 hacked websites:Pizap (Photo editor) — 60 million
Jobandtalent (Online job portal) — 11 million
Gfycat (GIF hosting service) — 8 million
Storybird (Online publishing platform) — 4 million
Legendas.tv (Movie streaming site) — 3.8 million
Onebip (Mobile payment service) — 2.6 million
Classpass (Fitness and Yoga center) — 1.5 million
Streeteasy (Real estate) — 990,000 (1 million)
The hacker is selling each of the above listed hacked databases individually on Dream Market for a total worth 2.6249 Bitcoin (roughly $9,700).