The Bidencash market, a dark web marketplace that specializes in selling stolen payment card data, has leaked over 2 million credit cards for free. The information was released on February 20, 2021, and includes sensitive details such as cardholder names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.
The leaked data was allegedly sourced from various sources, including data breaches and skimming operations. The Bidencash market has been operating since 2018 and has been previously linked to several high-profile data breaches, including the Wawa and Capital One breaches.
The leaked data has been widely distributed on hacking forums and is now being used for various forms of cybercrime, including identity theft, card fraud, and phishing attacks. Experts warn that the leak could have significant repercussions for affected individuals, as stolen credit card data can be used to make unauthorized purchases or withdrawals.
The Bidencash market is just one of many dark web marketplaces that specialize in selling stolen payment card data. These markets thrive on the anonymity provided by the Tor network, making it difficult for law enforcement to track down the individuals responsible for the data breaches.
In response to the leak, affected individuals are advised to monitor their credit reports closely and report any suspicious activity to their financial institutions immediately. Additionally, experts recommend that individuals use strong, unique passwords and two-factor authentication to protect their online accounts from unauthorized access.