HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT More than 300,000 cyber criminals are selling your credit card details on Facebook, experts warn
CYBER CRIME Facebook groups where members buy and sell the credit card numbers of fraud victims and share other online crime tips have been uncovered by a report.
A total of 74 groups have been found so far and they contain around 385,000 members.
Security researchers from Cisco’s Talos Intelligence Group uncovered the groups which were buying, selling and trading stolen credit card information and identity information like photographic ID.
The group members were also providing each other with information about email phishing and other illegal activities.
Apparently the groups were quite easy to find so the researchers started referring to them as an “online criminal flea market”.
They had names like ‘Spam Professional’ and ‘Facebook hack (Phishing)’ and could appear to any user if they searched those terms or words like ‘CVV’ or ‘carding’. ..Read more..