Hacker who made £1.6m in Bitcoins selling people's bank details on dark web is jailed for 10 years

A hacker who raked in £1.6million by stealing people's banking details and then selling them on the Dark Web from his computer base in a caravan has been jailed for 10 years.

Self-taught computer geek Grant West, 26, used "brute force" malware to send phishing emails to customers of businesses including Asda, T Mobile, Argos, JustEat, Sainsbury's, Nectar, Groupon, AO.com, Ladbrokes, British Airways, Uber, and Coral.

He was first arrested after stealing over...
source: Daily Record

2018-05-25 21:26
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