Written by Nick Heer.

RaidForums Seized, Administrator Arrested

Truly, the only surprising part of the law enforcement seizure of RaidForums is that it took this long. RaidForums has been acknowledged openly for years in security reporting circles, so it is not like it was some sort of secret domain only known to the already initiated. As Troy Hunt commented on Twitter, it “became the de facto standard” marketplace for breached data.