Hackers selling illegal access to military, gov, and educational ‘secure’ sites

As reported in Business Insider, drawn from reports on blogs by security outfit Impervia and Krebs on Security, hackers have set up what looks very much like a typical online storefront to sell access to government, militray, and educational records at various instituions — including root access to sites (full PWN, if you will). It doesn’t take Paypal or credit cards but does take payments in the virtual currency, Liberty Reserve.

More: http://www.businessinsider.com/hackers-sell-access-to-government-military-and-university-websites-2011-1


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