Leaked Source is a web site that has been leaking password databases from some of the biggest data breaches in history. It’s become relatively well-known among the security community, since it’s at least in part responsible for the world learning about many headline grabbing database leaks, such as the Yahoo, Myspace, and LinkedIn breaches. Last week, the site went down, and allegedly is the target of an FBI sting. Watch the video below to learn more about this interesting story, and why Leaked Source might be considered a gray hat site.
Episode Runtime: 2:38
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GQTYL656aw
- Password database leak site, Leaked Source, is down – Engadget
- FBI takes down Leaked Source? – The Inquirer
— Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
“and why Linked Source might be considered a gray hat site.”
Think you mean “Leaked”.
Proofreading will save your life! 🙂
Corey Nachreiner says
Thanks… Made the correction! 🙂