According to a recent report, the University of Michigan and the Michigan State University rank the highest on the list of stolen .edu email addresses, which are sold on the dark web.
The US media outlet wlns.com reported that the two universities within the state of Michigan topped the list of stolen .edu email accounts. The news outlet emphasized the increasing number of cyber attacks happening in the world right now. It is a fact, however, that cybercriminals, using different high-tech methods, are constantly looking for personal information, including banking and credit card details, email addresses, date of birth, and much more, that they can steal from the victims and make big profits from selling the data. Since there are new ways, tools, and techniques for stealing such information, the number of attacks targeting precious personal information has grown in the recent years. Criminals, most of them part of the darknet community, has a big variety of tools and guides offered for sale (and for free too) on different forums and marketplaces on the dark side of the internet, from which they can choose from. With these tools and techniques, cybercriminals can launch attacks on the victims,