Posts Tagged: Yahoo Mail Hacking

Email hacking for hire going mainstream – part three


Just as we anticipated on two¬†occasions in 2012, managed email hacking for hire services continue popping-up at publicly accessible cybercrime-friendly communities, a trend that’s largely driven by the demand for such services by unethical competition, “friends”, or current/ex-spouses. Often pitched as “forgotten password recovery” services, they rely on social engineering, brute-forcing, and spear phishing campaigns, often leading to a successful compromise of a targeted account. Based on the number of positive vouches, the services continue receiving a steady stream off satisfied and verified customers. In this post, I’ll profile one of the most recently advertised email hacking for hire services, […]

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