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UK Government is hiring cyber experts for Dark Web investigations

The UK Government is recruiting cyber experts and dark web analysts to crackdown criminal communities operating in the dark side of the web. The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) is recruiting cyber experts and dark web analysts to track crooks involved in illicit activities and dismantle drug rings and dark web marketplaces. The NCA aims to improve its abiliti
Publish At:2017-09-05 07:30 | Read:496 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Security Terrorism AlphaB

After AlphaBay’s Demise, Customers Flocked to Dark Market Run by Dutch Police

Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay, an online black market that peddled everything from heroin to stolen identity and credit card data. But it wasn’t until today, when the U.S. Justice Department held a press conference to detail the AlphaBay takedown that the other shoe dropped: Police in The N
Publish At:2017-07-21 06:30 | Read:801 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Alexandre Cazes AlphaBay Andrew McCabe Bitcoin dark ma

Huge blow to the criminal underground in the dark web, authorities shut down AlphaBay and Hansa black marketplaces

In a coordinated International operation, Europol along with FBI, US DEA and Dutch Police have seized and taken down AlphaBay and HANSA black markets. It’s official, the US Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirmed that US and European police shutdown of two major “dark web” marketplaces, AlphaBay and Hansa. It has been estimated that both m
Publish At:2017-07-20 22:05 | Read:764 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web AlphaBay blackmarkets Cyb

Philadelphia Ransomware Allows Attackers to Offer “Mercy”

The Philadelphia ransomware enables attackers to offer “mercy” to their victims by choosing to decrypt their files for free.Attackers are likely distributing Philadelphia, which is a new version of Stampado, via the use of phishing emails disguised as payment notices from Brazil’s Ministério da Fazenda or the Ministry of Finance.Source: Ble
Publish At:2016-09-09 20:55 | Read:946 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News AlphaBay Dark Web Philadelphia ransomwa

Germany Readies Cyber Unit to Fight Terrorism on the Web

Germany has a message for terrorists who use the Internet to carry out their aims: “Your number is up.”Thomas de MazièreOn 11 August, Germany’s federal interior minister Thomas de Mazière announced the creation of Zentrale Stelle für Informationstechnik im Sicherheitsbereich (ZITiS), or “Central Office for Information in Security Sphe
Publish At:2016-08-15 17:45 | Read:1020 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News AlphaBay Cyber darknet Germany ISIS ter

Man Charged with Selling Stolen Bank Accounts on Dark Web

A federal grand jury has charged a man with selling access to bank customers’ stolen account logins on a dark web marketplace.On 22 July, 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Janet F. King charged Aaron James Glende, 35, of Winona, Minnesota with bank fraud, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft after the man allegedly advertised criminal services
Publish At:2016-08-08 21:05 | Read:991 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News AlphaBay Dark Web malware password

A replica of AlphaBay market used to steal login credentials

Fraudsters operating on the AlphaBay darknet market have deployed a replica of the popular marketplace to steal login credentials from peers. Paul Mutton, security experts at Netcraft, discovered a fake version of the Alphabay Market (pwoah7foa6au2pul.onion), one of the most popular black markets hosted in the dark web. Paul Mutton speculates that fraudsters
Publish At:2016-02-12 20:10 | Read:1654 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking AlphaBay black market Cybe

Uber to Quadruple Security Staff by 2016

Ride-sharing company Uber, which has already battled a database compromise and hackers selling stolen user accounts this year, announced over the weekend that it will bulk up its security division.Uber will quadruple the number of employees that currently oversee security at the San Francisco-based company and that by the year’s end, the department wil
Publish At:2015-08-18 13:35 | Read:1092 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Privacy AlphaBay darknet Hacks Joe Sullivan st

A Day in the Life of a Stolen Healthcare Record

When your credit card gets stolen because a merchant you did business with got hacked, it’s often quite easy for investigators to figure out which company was victimized. The process of divining the provenance of stolen healthcare records, however, is far trickier because these records typically are processed or handled by a gauntlet of third party fir
Publish At:2015-04-28 06:35 | Read:1448 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Data Breaches 24 ON Physicians AlphaBay Bi

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