My First Hacked Database – Hi5.com

The year was 2009 and I had just brokered the sale of the database Hi5.com for the late developer and hacker Ryan D. Johnson aka Rj2. This was the first time that I had my hands on a massive set of raw data. Now I’ve had phish lists before, but this was different. This was 20+ million records of usernames, emails, and passwords. I was astonished. I had a massive trove of data and the opportunities that came with it was endless.

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With Facebook on the rise and other social networks starting to die out I needed to change my approach to spamming. This is when I decided to get into the e-mail spam game, but I didn’t have a clue where to start…

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