Seems cyber crime victims’ woes won’t ease any time soon. This week, the transparency collective of data activists known as Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) published a massive new set of data on its website, all collected from dark web sites where the information was originally leaked online by ransomware hackers.
DDoSecrets has made available about one terabyte of that data, including more than 750,000 emails, photos, and documents from five companies. The group is also offering to privately share an additional 1.9 terabytes of data from more than a dozen other firms with selected journalists or academic researchers. In total, the giant data collection spans industries including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, finance, software, retail, real estate, and oil and gas.
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