Dutch police shut down the revenge porn hub

The Dutch police

A notorious distribution centre for the sharing of revenge porn so-called Anon-IB has been closed by the Dutch police.

Three dutchmen have been arrested for the theft of images intimate that then is shared on the site.

The servers that contain the data stolen were seized by police as they investigated who had stolen the images.

The police said that none of the women who can be identified from their analysis of the data captured will be told that your information has been stolen.Easy to hack

Anon-IB was extensively involved in the 2014 Celebgate hack that saw naked of more than 100 celebrities were leaked on the internet. Nude images of female U.S. marines and underage girls were also known to be stored and marketed in the forum.

Before shutting down, Anon-IB was one of the web’s top 10,000 most popular sites.

In a statement, Dutch police said that the investigation leading to the site is closed began in March of 2017. It all started with a complaint filed by a woman in the netherlands who found that the images from your cloud storage account had been stolen and shared online.

The alleged responsible of this hack was a 31-year-old man in Culemborg, said the Dutch police. He was arrested for hacking into the online account and steal nude photos.

The subsequent forensic analysis of the suspect’s computer and phone revealed “enormous quantities” of the images of the victim and other women.

The examination of the data cache of the police to the other two men who, between them, had intimate pictures stolen from “hundreds” of women.

These two men, of Groningen and Heerlen, have also been arrested. The police has seized the stolen data from two other people, also in the Netherlands, which is also thought to have negotiated images stolen and hacked other.

“The suspects were able to gain access to the emailboxes, social media accounts and digital storage places, such as the clouds,” the statement said. “These were not properly secured and, therefore, relatively easy to hack.”

The images were taken often without the victims knowing.

The investigation led the police to servers that are hosting the stolen images that are located in the Netherlands.