Government & Military Email Addresses for Sale


Net Security had an alarming article on March 19th which revealed that U.S. government and military email addresses are being offered for sale.

Cyber crooks know that information is a valued commodity and for every piece of information, there is a buyer. Recently, Webroot found an offer for the sale of millions of email addresses by a cybercrime underground service which harvests military and government addresses by country (.gov and .mil).

Check it out –

Aside from marketing, these databases could be used to launch attacks against a particular country through malicious emails. U.S. government and military users should be on the alert for illegitimate emails. 


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