Three Spammers Charged With the Biggest Data Breach in History
Spammers charged With the Biggest Data Breach in History, Three Defendants Charged with One of the Largest Reported Data Breaches in U.S. History, spammers arrested, hacking, hackers arrested, Department of Justice, Giang Hoang Vu and Viet Quoc Nguyen
A U.S. attorneys and special agents had arrested and charges against the largest data breach in the U.S history. There were three suspects who had been arrested by U.S. attorneys in which two are Vietnamese citizens and one Canadian who ran a years-long scheme to collect email addresses, spam them with links to websites, and then collect revenue from those websites.
"These men… are accused of carrying out the largest data breach of names and email addresses in the history of the Internet," Assistant Attorney General Caldwell said in a statement. "The defendants allegedly made millions of dollars by stealing over a billion email addresses from email service providers."
On the post attorneys explained how these cybercrooks had targeted most of the major email services provider in United States like Gmail, Yahoo mail, Hotmail and so on. There may be a chance that your email address were also on the list of one of the stolen ones.
In these Da Silva and Hoang Vu has been arrested but 28-years old Viet Quoc Nguyen, remains a fugitive. Giang Hoang Vu has already pleaded guilty to computer fraud charges.