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The FBI has shutdown Darkode forum

The FBI and the United States Department of Justice with law enforcement agencies in 20 countries have taken down the most prolific English-speaking cybercriminal forum to date: Darkode, as part of the multi-national "Operation Shrouded Horizon". As a result of the operation United States charges 12 defendants in connection with computer fraud conspiracy and they have obtained many exploits, server passwords, user accounts and a large amount of data. According to FBI the hackers used Darkode to exchange stolen data and methods to attack governments and companies. It was an invitation-only website, hidden by well protected Internet servers.