Genesis Market, one of the biggest online marketplaces selling stolen credentials has been shut down. In a sting, led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Dutch police and involving enforcement agencies across 18 countries.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) carried out a series of raids, arresting 19 suspected users of the site. Similar raids were carried out around the world resulting in 120 arrests.
The market place had 2 million people’s data, consisting of 80m sets of data.
Users trying to access the site will now see a page with the FBI investigation name “Operation Cookie Monster”.