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Hacked password service Leakbase shuts down, someone suspects it was associated to the Hansa seizure

Leakbase
LeakBase, an online service that provided paid access to leaked credentials, was shut down over the weekend, what has happened?

LeakBase, an online service that provided paid access to leaked credentials, was shut down over the weekendand started redirecting to the data breach notification website HaveIBeenPwned.

We understand many of you may have lost some time, so in an effort to offer compensation please email, refund@leakbase.pw
Send your LeakBase username and how much time you had left.
We will have a high influx of emails so be patient, this could take a while

— LeakBase (@LeakbasePW) December 3, 2017

The service started selling membership access in September 2016, claiming to provide access to two billion credentials resulting from major data leaks.

In January 2017, after launching the paid breach notification service, theLeakedSource went dark, apparently because it was raided byfeds.

The popular investigator Brian Krebsassociated the shutdownof the LeakBase service...(continued)

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