WeLeakInfo Shut Down by FBI for Selling Billions of Stolen Data to Subscribers


Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine


On Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) successfully seized and shut down WeLeakInfo, a website dedicated to selling access to billions of personal records seized in data breaches. WeLeakInfo has scavenged data from over 10,000 data breaches, resulting in over 12 billion unique data points. Some of the common information this site would expel … Read more

From the Winter 2014 Issue

InfraGard’s About Face


Anne Helms, , Federal Bureau of Investigation

In support of the FBI’s mission to dismantle top U.S. criminal and terrorist threats, the Bureau’s InfraGard alliance is making strides—synching the diverse expertise, strategies, and intelligence of government, law enforcement, and public-private sector partners. Partnership as a key resource As Americans, our lifestyle, economy, and national security are supported by a complex framework of … Read more