Site that sold access to 3.1 billion passwords vanishes after reported raid

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Enlarge LeakedSource, a legally and ethically questionable website that sold access to a database of more than 3.1 billion compromised account passwords, has disappeared amid an unconfirmed report its operator was raided by law enforcement officers. “Leakedsource is down forever and won’t be coming back,” a person using the handle LTD wrote Thursday in an online forum . “Owner raided early this morning. Wasn’t arrested, but all [solid state drives] got taken, and Leakedsource servers got subpoenaed and placed under federal investigation. If somehow he recovers from this and launches LS again, then I’ll be wrong. But I am not wrong.” Attempts to reach LeakedSource operators for comment weren’t successful. Read 5 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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Site that sold access to 3.1 billion passwords vanishes after reported raid

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