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Arrests in ESP data breach

The FBI announced today arrests of three people in the ESP data breaches from the compromises of various ESPs a few years ago.

Krebs on Security: Feds Indict Three in 2011 Epsilon Hack

Department of Justice: Three Defendants Charged with One of the Largest Reported Data Breaches in U.S. History

After stealing over a billion addresses from 8 ESPs, the lists were monetized through affiliate marketing. The owner of the affiliate program was one of the people arrested.

More on Monday.

1 comment

  1. Sarah Benson says

    Massive outage at yahoo at this time. Unable to deliver a single email…

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