Because of a few key elements, ransomware is a growing threat for all Internet-connected enterprises. First, the barrier to entry in terms of cost is very low for adversaries because ransomware is inexpensive to purchase on the Dark Web. Second, ransomware is often distributed via email, which is also inexpensive (if not free) and can…

The hard truth is that identity data is the new gold—and criminal panhandlers are mining it for sale and distribution on the Dark Web. Indeed, the internet provides ways for big data breaches to result in disastrous leaks of huge databases of personal information, resulting in detailed profiles of individuals—based on their internet behaviors, including…

Increased dark web activity putting merchants and consumers at risk

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting retailers and their customers through digital and social channels as retailers leverage new channels for increased revenue opportunities. In a joint report, IntSights scoured the Clear and Dark Web to assess retail data and goods being sold illegally, new cyber scam tactics and how cybercriminals impersonate brands online to trick unknowing…

10 Threats Lurking on the Dark Web

Security pros can never rest. Even with the operation last year that took down AlphaBay and Hansa, industry experts say many groups continue to trade in malware, ransomware, and stolen credentials on the Dark Web, and that the criminals who were caught simply reorganized. “People need to understand that there’s an underground economy – a…

Database of 1.4 Billion Credentials Found on Dark Web

Researchers have found a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials in what appears to be the single largest aggregate database yet found on the dark web. These are not from a new breach, but a compilation of 252 previous breaches, including the previous largest combo list, Exploit.in. The database was found by 4iQ on 5…

Man stole bitcoin by phishing individuals on the dark web

Michael Richo, a 35-year-old from Connecticut, had the brilliant idea of stealing bitcoin from people involved in illegal deals through dark web marketplaces. Perhaps he thought that he would be safe from law enforcement if he stuck to robbing potential criminals but, as it turns out, he was wrong. Richo’s modus operandi was as follows:…

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Where Cybercriminals Go To Buy Your Stolen Data

With nothing more than a standard Web browser, cyber-criminals can find personal, private information all over the public Internet. It isn’t just legitimate services – from genealogy sites to public records and social media – that can be mined and exploited for nefarious purposes. Openly malicious criminal activities are also happening on the public Internet….