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538 Million Weibo users’ records being sold on Dark Web

Hackers are offering for sale on the dark web data belonging to 538 million Weibo users, including 172 million phone numbers. Data of 538 million Weibo users are available for sale on the dark web the news was reported by several Chinese media and users on social networks. 107 million records include personal data and basic account information such a
Publish At:2020-03-23 10:58 | Read:565 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Social Networks Dar

Helix Bitcoin Mixer operator charged for laundering over $300M worth of Bitcoin

An American was charged with money laundering while operating the dark web Helix Bitcoin mixer service between 2014 and 2017. Larry Dean Harmon (36), from Akron, Ohio, was charged with laundering more than $310 million worth of Bitcoin while he was operating a Darknet-based cryptocurrency laundering service between 2014 and 2017. According to three-co
Publish At:2020-02-15 17:31 | Read:448 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Cybercrime Darkweb Deep

Hackers are offering Equifax data for sale, but they are scammers

It has happened, the information stolen in the recent Equifax data breach is offered for sale on the dark web by crooks, but watch out, they are scammers. Equifax discovered the intrusion on July 29, but only 3 months the agency notified customers the incident (on September 7) that occurred between mid-May and late July. The breach affects roughly 143 millio
Publish At:2017-09-16 11:05 | Read:4932 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Cybercrime Darkwe

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:3324 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Security Terrorism AlphaB

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:4367 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web AlphaBay blackmarkets Cyb

European police shut down the Elysium website, a major child porn platform

German police, in a joint operation with other law enforcement agencies, have shut down one of the major Dark Web child pornography site, the ‘Elysium website.’ German police have shut down one of the major Dark Web child pornography websites, the ‘Elysium.’ The Elysium website had more than 87,000 members, most of the users were from
Publish At:2017-07-09 09:50 | Read:4282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Cybercrime Darkweb Elysiu

UK Police: Accessing the Darkweb could be a sign of terrorism

In a leaflet distributed by the UK authorities, the police tell citizens to be vigilant on anyone using the darkweb. The widespread of terrorism in Europe has been very severe recently. As a way of effectively dealing with In a wake of recent terror attacks, London authorities are conducting various initiatives to fight the threat. The police arrested severa
Publish At:2017-07-08 15:25 | Read:5974 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Terrorism cyber unit darknet Darkweb

Zomato Data breach – Nearly 17 million usernames and hashed passwords stolen

Nearly 17 million Zomato usernames and hashed passwords have been stolen by hackers., the company suspects it is an insider’s job. Nearly 17 million Zomato usernames and hashed passwords have been stolen by hackers. Zomato is the Indian largest online restaurant guide, the company confirmed data breach announcing that hackers have stolen accounts deta
Publish At:2017-05-18 16:45 | Read:4042 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking Cyber

European law enforcement takes down Darknet marketplace

Europol supported the Slovak NAKA crime unit in an operation that resulted in the seizure of the Bloomsfield darknet marketplace. Another success of the European police, last week Europol supported the Slovak NAKA crime unit in the arrest of a Slovak national believed to operate the Bloomsfield darknet marketplace dealing in drugs and arms. “Bloomsfiel
Publish At:2017-05-08 04:40 | Read:4327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Bloomsfield Cybercrime Da

Satan, the ransomware-as-a-service surfaced in the dark web

The independent malware research @Xylit0l discovered the Satan ransomware, a malware belonging to the Gen:Trojan.Heur2.FU family. Yesterday the independent malware research @Xylit0l discovered the Satan ransomware, a malware belonging to the Gen:Trojan.Heur2.FU family. Satan is provided as a RaaS (Ransomware-as-a-Service). New #RaaS https://t.co/wbqn2GOuvo
Publish At:2017-01-20 20:50 | Read:5281 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Darkweb RaaS ransomware Sa

Boffins analyzed EXIF metadata in photos on principal blackmarkets

Two researchers have analyzed images Exif metadata included in the photos used by crooks to advertise their products on black marketplaces in the dark web. Darknets are a privileged environment for crooks that intend to develop a prolific business protecting their anonymity, anyway, there are several aspects that they need to consider in order to leave track
Publish At:2016-09-19 20:10 | Read:4089 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web black marketplaces Cyberc

Australian Police obtained access to the Love Zone Child Porn Site and Got 30 IPs from US

The Australian police had targeted the Love Zone child porn site, ran it for a while and managed to gain access at least to 30 US IPs. Apart from FBI, there are other organizations that have tried to identify the participants of child porn websites, so that they could get their hands on them and make them pay. In fact, recently the Australian police managed
Publish At:2016-08-20 09:20 | Read:4403 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Laws and regulations Child porn Cy

Automated systems crawl the DarkWeb to find Zero-Days

A team researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) is crawling the Darkweb searching for zero-days for Proactive Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence Can finding zero-day vulnerabilities be as easy as crawling the Darkweb? Security researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) think so and they’re already seeing some success.  In a paper titled, “Darknet and
Publish At:2016-08-09 17:10 | Read:4936 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Deep Web Hacking Darkweb exploit threat intell

Study: 300 New Cyber Threats Added to Dark Web, Forums Each Week

A group of researchers from Arizona State University has created a system that gathers data from underground marketplaces and hacking forums to identify emerging cyber threats.Using search engines and hidden websites on the Tor network, the researchers found 27 different marketplaces and 21 discussion forums populated by malicious hackers.The students’
Publish At:2016-08-09 15:20 | Read:3563 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Darkweb research threats zero-day explo

Rise of Darknet Stokes Fear of The Insider

With the proliferation of shadowy black markets on the so-called “darknet” — hidden crime bazaars that can only be accessed through special software that obscures one’s true location online — it has never been easier for disgruntled employees to harm their current or former employer. At least, this is the fear driving a growing
Publish At:2016-06-23 01:30 | Read:5297 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine The Coming Storm avivah litan darknet dark

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