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Stolen Email Accounts of World’s Top Universities Selling on China’s Largest C2C Platform

Recently, we found email accounts from top universities across the world being sold on Taobao, the largest consumer-to-consumer (C2C) e-commerce platform in China. Advertised uses for these accounts included registering for special accounts under software developer programs, receiving student discounts or coupons from retailers, and obtaining access to academic databases.  This post describes the scope, associated risks, and implications of this activity....

Sep 04, 2014

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