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[ISN] Police use hacker forum material as training manuals
By Liz Tay
Nov 24, 2011
Strike forces identify 'plenty of young Aussies' underground.
NSW Police has appropriated material from criminal credit card trading
forums as training manuals in its fight against credit card fraud.
Detective inspector Bruce van der Graaf described a thriving, organised
marketplace for stolen identity and credit card details at SC Magazineâs
âSecurity on the Moveâ event in Sydney today.
Although international law enforcement has eyed credit card fraud, or
âcardingâ, for the past decade, thieves continue to operate on private
networks and overt online forums.
Van der Graff played a recruitment video by Russian hacker âPlayBoyâ
that spruiked the ease, lifestyle and financial rewards of credit card
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