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European authorities have arrested members of the InfinityBlack hacking team

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Η Europol announced today that the Polish and Swiss authorities law enforcement They "dissolved" the hacking team InfinityBlack, since arrested five of its members in Poland last week.

This criminal group was involved in the distribution of hundreds of millions of stolen items credentials (through the InfinityBlack market), in creation and malware distribution and tool hacking, as well as in various scams.

The Polish National Police (Policja) also proceeded confiscation of their electronic equipment hackers, of external hard drives and many cryptocurrency Wallets, worth about € 100.000.

As part of this operation, law enforcement authorities cooperated with them Eurojust and Europol and "downloaded" two online platforms with stolen bases data with credentials.

According to Europol, the team members operated it Infinity [.] Black website to sell access in stolen credentials users.

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The hackers were organized into groups

The InfinityBlack gang was organized in project development, testing and management teams. This allowed the various members of the group to focus on different parts of the "business" without having to deal with the whole process.

So, the developers they were the ones they created the essentials tools to check the quality of stolen credentials, test managers analyzed the credentials and managers gave them data to others in exchange for cryptocurrencies.

The main source of revenue for hackers came from the sale of stolen credentials to other hacking groups.

"InfinityBlack's hackers have created an advanced script to get access in a large number of Swiss accounts ”.

Investigations by Swiss authorities have led to the arrest of InfinityBlack hackers

European authorities have been investigating the group for some time. The information gathered by Swiss law enforcement authorities to help Polish authorities locate five hackers of InfinityBlack and proceed to arrest them at the end of the previous month (April 29, 2020).

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