Leakbase a website that resells the hacked passwords exfiltrated from most significant data breach went offline.It contains more than two billion username and passwords.
Now their website Leakbase[dot]pw redirecting the traffic to a legitimate and trusted haveibeenpwned.com which alerts users to the data breach.haveibeenpwned owned by security expert Troy Hunt.
According to Kerbs On Security, the source was taken as a law enforcement by Dutch police as like the takedown of Hansa and Alphabay markets.
Alphabay is one of the largest darkweb markets it has around 2lakh users and 40 thousand vendors. It deals with illegal drugs and taxonomic chemicals over 250000 listings and 100000 listings of stolen documentation, hacking tools, malware, and ransomware.
Hansa is the third largest marketplace as like Alphabay it has many listing of illegal drugs hacking tools, malware, and ransomware.
It seems the Leakbase come under new ownership after it hacks in April 2017, as one of its server administrators reuses the password for an account at x4bnet, a DDOS protection service that Leakbase depends on.x4bnet got hacked just a few days before Leakbase Instruction.
We understand many of you may have lost some time, so in an effort to offer compensation please email, [email protected]
Send your LeakBase username and how much time you had left.
We will have a high influx of emails so be patient, this could take a while
— LeakBase (@LeakbasePW) December 3, 2017
On Dec-2 Leakbase tweeted This project has been discontinued, thank you for your support over the past year and a half. For complete report click here.
We understand many of you may have lost some time, so to offer compensation please email, [email protected] Send your LeakBase username and how much time you had left.We will have a high influx of emails so be patient; this could take a while.