A cybercriminal going by the name “Dr. Smurf was taken down by the FBI for selling stolen credit card information on the underground “Dark Market” in 2008. What Dr. Smurf didn’t know id that the FBI had infiltrated the DarkMarket in 2006 and was using it to learn how the world of cybercrime really worked, and to find and apprehend the malefactors that buy and sell credit card information, malware, and hijacked computer botnets on the web.
We like to report on the progress the police are making in the area of cybercrime, just because I deal with the aftermath of their work in my business. You can read more on Sophos.Share