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Hacker Selling 1 Billion user accounts stolen from Chinese Internet Giants

Hacker Selling 1 Billion user accounts stolen from Chinese Internet Giants

Dark Web is the marketplace where people can buy anything from illegal weapons to drugs and many other products including digital goods. In the recent listing, a famous dark web vendor going by handle “DoubleFlag” is found selling data stolen from various Chinese Internet giants.

According to that listing, this data belongs to several companies like NetEase Inc and its subsidiaries, Tencent Holdings Limited owned, and TOM Group’s, Sohu, Inc.’s and Letter Network Information Technology Co., Sina Corporation’s, Ltd owned

NetEase data

NetEase, Inc, a huge Chinese Internet technology company which provides various online services focusing on content, communications community and commerce. And is the official website of NetEase while is another popular Chinese email provider and subsidiary of NetEase. The hacker here is selling 1074,795,268 accounts stolen from, 143,725,840 accounts from, and, 91,239 from domain respectively.

NetEase’s data is yet another domain owned by the NetEase providing email services to users. Although this domain is widely used for various phishing scams, the hacker here has now access to its 3,281,420 accounts all of which are now available for sale.

Tencent Holdings Limited’s data

QQ is a famous instant messaging software service also recognized for providing a variety of services, including music, microblogging, voice chat, online social games, movies and shopping. The data available for sale belongs to their primary domain and the total number of user accounts are 126,936,489 and 2.759.960 from

Is the ‘The Big Asian Leak’ data legit?

As we mentioned above, Experian categorically has denied that their servers were ever breached leaving a question mark about the listings uploaded by DoubleFlag. However, looking at his Feedback Ratings on the marketplace there hasn’t been a single negative rating of his 60+ successful sales.

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