Database of Russian motorists put up for sale for cryptocurrency

Database of Russian motorists put up for sale for cryptocurrency

By Kluma | InterestingCrypto | 15 May 2020

Hackers sell the full names, addresses, passport numbers and other information of 129 million drivers. The authenticity of the information has already been confirmed

Hackers posted a database of Russian car owners on the darknet, which includes 129 million items from the traffic police register. The authenticity of the information was confirmed by an employee of a carsharing company, Vedomosti reports.

Information is sold for cryptocurrency. The full version of the database costs 0.3 BTC, which at the current exchange rate is about $2850. For 1.5 BTC or $14,250, you can purchase information for "exclusive use".

In the published data there is only impersonal information. These include: the place and date of registration of the car, make and model. According to the hackers, the full version also contains the full name, address, date of birth, passport numbers of car owners and their contact information.

In March, a database of the Trident Crypto Fund with information about clients was found in the public domain on the Internet. They include 266 thousand users, about 10 thousand of which are from Russia.

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