AlphaBay Dark Web Marketplace Hacked; Exposes Over 200,000 Private Messages

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) AlphaBay, possibly the largest active dark web marketplace at the moment, has paid a hacker after he successfully exploited vulnerabilities in the internal mailing system of the website and hijacked over 200,000 private unencrypted messages from several users.

The hacker, using the pseudonym Cipher0007, disclosed two “high-risk bugs” two days ago on Reddit that allowed him to gain access to

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