Posts Tagged ‘dark web’

There’s More to Threat Intelligence Than Dark Web Monitoring

Dark web monitoring seems to be a hot buzzword in discussions about cyberthreat intelligence (CTI) and how it helps cybersecurity strategy and operations. Indeed, dark web monitoring enables a better understanding of an attacker‚Äôs perspective and following their activities on dark web forums can have a great impact on cybersecurity readiness andposture. Accurate and timely knowledge of […]

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Cybercrime underground flooded with offers for initial access to shipping and logistics orgs

Experts warn of the availability in the cybercrime underground of offers for initial access to networks of players in global supply chains. Researchers from threat intelligence firm Intel 471 published an analysis of current cybercrime underground trends online, warning that initial access brokers are offering credentials or other forms of access to shipping and logistics organizations.  These organizations […]

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Hacker deposited $1M in a popular cybercrime marketplace to buy zero-day exploits

A threat actor that goes online with the name ‚Äúintegra‚ÄĚ has deposited 26.99 Bitcoins on one of the cybercrime forums with the intent to purchase zero-day Exploits from other forum members, researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble. According to the experts, the member ‚Äúintegra‚ÄĚ has joined the cybercrime forum in September 2012 and has gained a high reputation over the course of time. The threat actor is also a member […]

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Italian charged with hiring ‚Äúdark web hitman‚ÄĚ to murder his ex-girlfriend

In a brief yet¬†fascinating press release, Europol just announced the arrest of an Italian man who is accused of ‚Äúhiring a hitman on the dark web‚ÄĚ. According to Europol: The hitman, hired through an internet assassination website hosted on the Tor network, was paid about ‚ā¨10,000 worth in Bitcoins to kill the ex-girlfriend of the […]

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How Venturing Into The Shady Side of The Dark Web Will Most Likely Get You Scammed or Arrested

The internet has come to be so developed, complex and ‚Äėintelligent‚Äô that, at present, you could say it is¬†alive¬†(like¬†Skynet¬†or¬†The Matrix¬†predicted?). Billions of people are online, every day, using the internet for work, entertainment, advice, you name it -it‚Äôs probably on the internet. We are now in the age of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data (or […]

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A hacker is selling details of 142 million MGM hotel guests on the dark web

EXCLUSIVE: The MGM Resorts 2019 data breach is much larger than initially reported. Source: A hacker is selling details of 142 million MGM hotel guests on the dark web | ZDNet According to the ad, the hacker is selling the details of 142,479,937 MGM hotel guests for a price just over $2,900. The hacker claims […]

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Police arrested 32 people while investigating underground economy forum

German Police have arrested 32 individuals and detained 11 after a series of raids targeting users of an illegal underground economy forum. Source: Police arrested 32 people while investigating underground economy forum Exploring the Dark Web Download a Security Risk Assessment steps paper! Download a vCISO template Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email Take […]

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