Data breach | Thousands of workers' details sold on the dark web

Thousands of workers' details sold on the dark web

Cybersecurity experts have warned that thousands of employee e-mail addresses and passwords linked to companies in the Tayside area of Scotland are being traded by anonymous criminals on the dark web.

Security expert M3 Networks, which is based in the Scottish town of Perth, conducted an in-depth investigation into 600 businesses in the area, and discovered nearly 24,000 breaches – an average of 39 per company within the area.

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