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FBI Tracks Down Major Russian Hacker Via Email Address

  • The Verge, Friday, November 27, 2015 7:31 AM
The FBI has tracked down one of the largest hackers in history based on an email address that he used. The hacker had stolen the login credentials on 1.2 billion accounts, and while investigating the breach, FBI agents found a list of domain names and utilities the attackers used to send spam. Underneath it all was an email address registered in 2010 to a "mistergrey," which the agency traced back to a Russian social network.

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