The greatest dark web marketplace for stolen credit cards known under the name of UniCC has made an announcement that its team is retiring.
UniCC Shuts Down Its Business
According to a report published by Elliptic analysts, UniCC is retiring from business after they earned $358 million since 2013 in purchases. They used cryptos such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether, and Dash.
The UniCC message reads like this in the researchers’ report:
Users have 10 days to spend their balances.
Customers are also advised to not “follow any fakes tied to our comeback”.
What Is UniCC?
UniCC is a platform that works as an underground marketplace. This is used to traffick stolen credit cards details by means of malicious skimmers injection in order to receive crypto for them. Hackers can steal this data from payment enterprises, banks, or online retailers. Eventually, the threat actors use the cards to buy gift cards or high-value items.
Following Joker’s Stash’s Retirement
As the researchers underline, this UniCC retirement comes after a year of the Joker’s Stash’s retirement, this being the previous market leader.
It comes just under a year since the retirement of the previous market leader Joker’s Stash, which facilitated the