briansclub hack

October 15, 2019

“BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards

This post was originally published on this site“BriansClub,” one of the largest underground stores for buying stolen credit card data, has itself been hacked. The data stolen from BriansClub encompasses more than 26 million credit and debit card records taken from hacked online and brick-and-mortar retailers over the past four years, including almost eight million records uploaded to the shop in 2019 alone. An ad for BriansClub has been using my name and likeness for years to peddle millions of stolen credit cards. Last month, KrebsOnSecurity was contacted by a source who shared a plain text file containing what was […]
July 29, 2020

Here’s Why Credit Card Fraud is Still a Thing

This post was originally published on this siteMost of the civilized world years ago shifted to requiring computer chips in payment cards that make it far more expensive and difficult for thieves to clone and use them for fraud. One notable exception is the United States, which is still lurching toward this goal. Here’s a look at the havoc that lag has wrought, as seen through the purchasing patterns at one of the underground’s biggest stolen card shops that was hacked last year. In October 2019, someone hacked BriansClub, a popular stolen card bazaar that uses this author’s likeness and […]