Security researchers found more than 500,000 stolen employee credentials from leading gaming companies circulating on the dark web, exposing the companies to potential data breaches and ransomware.
Payment processor Juspay downplayed the data breach affecting 100 million customers, failed to notify them for five months until a researcher found the data selling on the dark web.
About 3 million credit card numbers were siphoned off and sold at Joker's Stash. Dickey's appears to have become aware of the data breach after at least a year of activity.
Dark web marketplaces have a constant tension between maintaining customer service while simultaneously trying to get away with manipulative or even outright customer-hostile measures.
Cyber crime services have become cheaper and easier to obtain with $1.5 trillion reaped from the cyber crime services offered on the dark web marketplaces annually.