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Foundation Brain arranges with the dealer that stolen credentials are sold

Foundation Brain arranges with the dealer that stolen credentials are sold

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Brein for an amount of 10,000 euros with a Dutch man who has stolen login data is collected and resold.

Notify the collecting society Monday itself.

It is a 26-year-old man from Zwolle that the login details via an online store sold as being cheap subscriptions on various legal streaming services.

Customers of the man got through the login details to access the accounts of users who are billed the full price for these subscriptions. The login information obtained, he by on the forums for hackers stolen data to download and the e-mail addresses and passwords to try out on well-known streaming services.

According to Brein director Tim Kuik the Public Prosecutor will have to decide whether the customers of the man also be addressed. He claims that they “knew that they on the account of someone else were”.

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