Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2023
Admin of the darknet carding platform Skynet Market pleads guilty

A US national has pleaded guilty to operating the carding site Skynet Market and selling financial information belonging to tens of thousands of US victims. The U.S. national Michael D. Mihalo, aka Dale Michael Mihalo Jr. and ggmccloud1, pleaded guilty to operating a carding site on the dark web called Skynet Market and selling financial […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2023
Authorities dismantled the card-checking platform Try2Check

Authorities dismantled the Try2Check platform, a Card-Checking platform that generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue. The U.S. DoJ charged the Russian citizen Denis Gennadievich Kulkov with running the Card-Checking services. The platform has been active since 2005, according to the DoJ, it generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue. The service allowed […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2023
BidenCash leaks 2.1M stolen credit/debit cards

The dark web carding site BidenCash recently leaked for free a collection of approximately 2 million stolen payment card numbers. An archive containing 2.1 million stolen payment card numbers is available for free to commemorate the anniversary of the dark web carding site BidenCash. The dump was released on February 28, it was published through […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 10, 2022
Dark web carding site BidenCash gives 1.2M payment cards for free

BidenCash, a popular dark web carding site, released a dump of more than 1.2 million credit cards to promote its service. Operators behind the popular dark web carding market ‘BidenCash’ have released a dump of 1,221,551 credit cards to promote their underground payment card shop. Multiple security firms, noticed the promotional activity, but the news […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2022
Russian police arrested six people involved in the theft and selling of stolen credit cards

Russian police arrested six people individuals, allegedly members of a crime ring involved in the theft and selling of stolen credit cards. Another success of Russian police that arrested six people allegedly members of a crime gang involved in the theft and selling of stolen credit cards. The arrests were ordered by the Ministry of […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2022
Prominent Carding Marketplace UniCC announced it’s shutting down

One of the biggest underground carding marketplaces, UniCC, announced it’s shutting down its operations. UniCC, one of the biggest underground carding marketplaces announced it is shutting down. The site was launched in 2013 and according to the Elliptic Threat Intel about $358 million (across Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether and Dash) in purchases were made through the […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2021
Swarmshop – What goes around comes around: hackers leak other hackers’ data online

Group-IB, a global threat hunting and adversary-centric cyber intelligence company, discovered that user data of the Swarmshop card shop have been leaked online on March 17, 2021. The database was posted on a different underground forum and contained 12,344 records of the card shop admins, sellers and buyers including their nicknames, hashed passwords, contact details, history of activity, and […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 17, 2020
The parabola of a prolific cyber-criminal known as Dton

Check Point researchers detailed the activity of a prolific cyber-criminal known as ‘Dton’ that earned at least $100,000 US from his operations. Over the past few months, experts at Check Point have monitored the activity of a prolific cyber-criminal known as ‘Dton’. The man is active at least since 2013 and already earned at least […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 24, 2020
Russian operator of Cardplanet carding site pleads guilty in the US

A Russian national pleaded guilty this week to running a carding website called Cardplanet that helped people commit credit-card fraud. Last year, the Russian man Aleksei Burkov (29) was accused of running an online criminal marketplace, called Cardplanet, that helped crooks to organize more than $20 million in credit card fraud. In November, the suspect […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2019
More than 460,000 payment card details offered for sale on a black market

More than 455,000 Turkish payment card details are available for sale on a popular forum Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks, has detected a massive upload of debit and credit card records mostly related to the largest Turkish banks on one of the most popular underground cardshops. More than 460,000 records […]