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 […]
October 16, 2019

When Card Shops Play Dirty, Consumers Win

This post was originally published on this siteCybercrime forums have been abuzz this week over news that BriansClub — one of the underground’s largest shops for stolen credit and debit cards — has been hacked, and its inventory of 26 million cards shared with security contacts in the banking industry. Now it appears this brazen heist may have been the result of one of BriansClub’s longtime competitors trying to knock out a rival. And advertisement for BriansClub that for years has used my name and likeness to peddle stolen cards. Last month, KrebsOnSecurity was contacted by an anonymous source who […]
August 9, 2021

Phishing Sites Targeting Scammers and Thieves

This post was originally published on this siteI was preparing to knock off work for the week on a recent Friday evening when a curious and annoying email came in via the contact form on this site: “Hello I go by the username Nuclear27 on your site Briansclub[.]com,” wrote “Mitch,” confusing me with the proprietor of perhaps the underground’s largest bazaar for stolen credit and identity data. “I made a deposit to my wallet on the site but nothing has shown up yet and I would like to know why.” The real BriansClub login page. Several things stood out in […]
April 29, 2022

You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Your Phone Number, Email or Address from Search Results

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle said this week it is expanding the types of data people can ask to have removed from search results, to include personal contact information like your phone number, email address or physical address. The move comes just months after Google rolled out a new policy enabling people under the age of 18 (or a parent/guardian) to request removal of their images from Google search results. Google has for years accepted requests to remove certain sensitive data such as bank account or credit card numbers from search results. In a blog post on […]