Saturday, May 5, 2012

VIDEO: 36 websites selling credit card details shut down

Cybercrime is big business these days, in fact it's an industry

Authorities are taking action against those who are turning cybercrime into such a significant underground industry.

So it's not a surprise to find that criminals are embracing ecommerce. Sophos advised that users will be surprised to discover just how professional and legitimate criminal websites can appear.

The UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), working alongside the FBI and the US Department of Justice, has announced that it has seized the domain names of 36 websites used to sell stolen credit card information.

For instance, watch the following video to see footage of a website that was selling stolen credit card details.

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