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January 15, 2018

Canadian Police Charge Operator of Hacked Password Service Leakedsource.com

This post was originally published on this siteCanadian authorities have arrested and charged a 27-year-old Ontario man for allegedly selling billions of stolen passwords online through the now-defunct service Leakedsource.com. The now-defunct Leakedsource service. On Dec. 22, 2017, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged Jordan Evan Bloom of Thornhill, Ontario for trafficking in identity information, unauthorized use of a computer, mischief to data, and possession of property obtained by crime. Bloom is expected to make his first court appearance today. According to a statement from the RCMP, “Project Adoration” began in 2016 when the RCMP learned that LeakedSource.com was […]
November 13, 2019

Orcus RAT Author Charged in Malware Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteIn July 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story identifying a Toronto man as the author of the Orcus RAT, a software product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015. This week, Canadian authorities criminally charged him with orchestrating an international malware scheme. An advertisement for Orcus RAT. The accused, 36-year-old John “Armada” Revesz, has maintained that Orcus is a legitimate “Remote Administration Tool” aimed at helping system administrators remotely manage their computers, and that he’s not responsible for how licensed customers use his product. […]