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Cybersecurity experts has unveiled the identity of a Russian hacker under the nickname Fxmsp known on the darknet as one of the most active sellers access to a corporate network companies. For three years he caused damage 135 companies in 44 countries, to the report of the international company Group-IB received by “Tape.ru”.
The minimum estimate for this time Fxmsp could earn $ 1.5 million (about 100 million). Among his victims was the state organization, providers of IT services, retailers, as well as banks and organizations of the energy sector.
Together with an accomplice under the name of Lampeduza, the escorting all trades and responsible for advertising, from October 2017 to September 2019 they put up for sale the data to access dozens of companies. The affected enterprises were including in Russia, USA, England, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Singapore, Japan and Australia.
According to Group-IB, from the beginning of 2020, more than 40 criminals began to apply the methods and techniques Fxmsp for sale access to a corporate network of companies in various industries. According to Group-IB, the hacker continues to be released.
Technical Director of Group-IB Dmitry Volkov stressed that the research company will accelerate the arrest of the hacker and to reduce the number of people wishing to follow his example. “That’s why we made a decision to give an expanded version of the report of the international law enforcement agencies”, — he added.
Fxmsp — a Russian hacker that 2017 was active on the darknet. Soon he became the absolute leader in the number of lots with access to the corporate network companies. The main activity Fxmsp came in 2018 and start of 2019 at the black hat appeared numerous followers.
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