Hacker Selling Data Of Moscow Car Owners For $800 On Darkweb
A hacker is selling a database of 50 million Moscow drivers data for $800 that was registered in Moscow and the Moscow region between 2006 to 2019.
As a bonus to the purchase, a file with information from 2020 is offered.
The database contains names, dates of birth, phone numbers, VIN-codes and numbers of cars, their brands and models, as well as the year of registration. The seller himself claims that he received information from an insider in the traffic police, as reported by Kommersant.
A sample of the database record acquired by Kommersant, Russian news publisher, says that It contains the following data: model and make of the car, its registration and VIN number, date of registration, engine power, name of the owner, date of birth, and phone number.
The seller claims to have received information from an insider at the traffic police. “Kommersant” phoned five car owners from the sample database, they all responded by name and patronymic, one of the interlocutors confirmed that he owned the car specified in the file, but had already sold it. The rest refused to confirm the relevance of the information. The Ministry of Internal Affairs did not respond to the request.