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Hacker who Stolen Personal details of users from Various sites Including Uber and Groupon Pleaded Guilty

A UK man Grant West, 25, charged for launching brute-force attack on 17 websites including Uber, Groupon sites and for selling the information in Dark Web shops.

He got hold of 165,000 customers details from Justeat in a five-month period between July and December 2015.

He used Bruteforce tool named Sentry MBA to find users and then break into the account for harvesting further information, West carried out attacks on 17 websites Uber, Groupon, T Mobile, Just Eat, Ladbrokes, Asda, Argos, Nectar, Sainsbury’s,, Coral Betting, Vitality, RS Feva Class Association 2017, the British Cardiovascular Society, Mighty Deals Limited, Truly Experiences Ltd, and M R Porter.

He used online identity as “Courvoisier” also sold cannabis, all the transactions carried through bitcoins.West bundled all the stolen details as “fullz.”

Also Read Man Hacked into Jail Computer Network to Change his Friend Release Date

No financial information has been obtained, Police raided, and they have found £25,000 in cash and pieces of cannabis(drugs) and now he was taken into custody, and his sentencing postponed to a later date.


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