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Over 14.5 million lines of US Green Card employers and applicants data are selling on Dark Web

Breaking news about the sale of 14.5 million lines of employers and applicants for a US green card on the DarkNet. 

Published: July 20, 2021 By Darina Shramko

US Green Card Database Leaked

 

What happened with US Green Card Database?

Attention! If you are going to receive a Green Card - be careful because an anonymous hacker group has put up for sale all the personal data of the US Green Card staff and applicants.

What happened? A few hours earlier, a message appeared on a hacker forum on the DarkNet that the personal data of applicants of the Green Card were up for sale. The leaked 2.14 GB database contains the 254 database tables and data of over 500,000 people!

Information about the leaked database


What kind of data did leak?

The leaked database contains almost all personal information about the US Green Card staff and applicants, namely:

  • IP addresses of users
  • E-mail
  • Nationality
  • Personal correspondence of users
  • Immigration user codes and application status
  • Phone numbers
  • Place of residence

Data stored in the leaked database

Also, the seller of the database claims that he chose a random user from the table and was able to find out his nationality, all the information about his phone, and even the details of his personal life!

Also, the leaked database stores all information about employers. The hackers have gone too far this time!

Database seller found out all information about a random user

It's a dangerous information leak that endangers hundreds of thousands of people across the United States.

The seller with the name “Jimbzo” has set a price of $750 for a database leak and will ensure that for that price, the buyer will also receive all database updates. It means that cybercriminals are planning to carry out even more widespread theft of user data.

Price for leaked database is 750 USD with all future updates in there


What should you consider for your protection?

Stay alert and keep your data safe online:

  • don’t leave your passport details on online resources,
  • don’t click on suspicious links on the Internet - it may be a phishing site,
  • don’t send confidential information about you by email,
  • use the Tor browser and safe search engines,
  • don’t send money to strangers and do not fall for provocations

We hope that the intruders are punished to the fullest extent of the law!  We will follow the news and in case of new details of the incident will certainly inform you.

Take care of yourself!

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