Feds seize notorious and shuttered hacking site BreachForums

From techcrunch.com

Three months after arresting its administrator, U.S. federal authorities have seized the domain of notorious hacking site BreachForums.

For a time, the forum was the go-to community for English-speaking cybercriminals, who would share, advertise and sell personal data stolen from a variety of websites and companies. In March, the FBI arrested Conor Brian Fitzpatrick in New York, accusing him of being the man behind the nickname “Pompompurin,” the administrator of BreachForums. Shortly after, the site’s new administrator shut down the forum, promising it would never come back.

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