Monitoring the dark web to identify threats to energy sector organizations


Dark web intelligence firm Searchlight Cyber published a report that analyzes how threat actors in the dark web prepare their malicious operations against energy organizations.

The threat actors use the hidden part of the web to share techniques, build their resources, and coordinate their attacks. The report published by the experts provides evidence of continuous discussion of attacks on energy companies on dark web forums.

The role of an initial access broker is essential in the cybercrime ecosystem, these actors facilitate the sale or exchange of compromised or stolen initial access to computer networks or systems.