According to a recent report, cyber threat intelligence professionals believe they could not find private data leaked from their organizations on the dark web. Most security professionals in US organizations are concerned about threats from the dark web, a large portion still do not take risks from the criminal underground seriously. A recent survey shows that a third of people responsible for managing cyber vulnerabilities in their day-to-day work say they are not very concerned about threats
The cyber division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a notification, warning US colleges and universities that education and learning qualifications have been marketed for sale on the Dark Web and on online legal marketplaces and sites. The warning targets universities, colleges, and higher education institutions that credentials have been advertised for sale on Dark Web criminal marketplaces. This exposure of sensitive credential and network access information, especia
Researchers have found that 1.5 million dark web payment card data belong to US citizens. Visa cards were the most frequent, with 913,955 found on the darknet, followed by Mastercard with 406,851 cards and American Express with over 143,836. And, Australia and Hong Kong were the next most affected places, with details on 419,806 and 399,537 cards found, respectively. According to research, a card's vulnerability depends on the proportion of non-refundable cards, the country's population, and
Federal law enforcement officials announced on 26 October 2021 that a wide-ranging, global illicit drug crackdown yielded 150 arrests and the seizure of more than $31.6 million in cash and virtual currencies. The 10-month law enforcement initiative called Operation Dark HunTOR, after the encrypted Internet tool, was conducted in partnership with international counterparts. The operation produced 234 kilograms (500 lbs.) of seized drugs. Of those arrested, 65 were in the US and the remaining w
After 500 million LinkedIn users were affected in a data-scraping incident in April 2021, it has happened again with big security consequences. A new posting with 700 million LinkedIn records has appeared on a popular hacker forum. Analysts from Privacy Sharks found the data put up for sale on RaidForums by a hacker calling himself “GOD User TomLiner.” The dark web advertisement, posted 22 June 2021, claims that 700 million records are included in the cache, and included a sample of 1 million
There is no shortage of places within the Internet's dark market where stolen credit and debit card information is sold. Most of them, truth be told, are criminal chancers trading in recycled data from old breaches; bargains are to be held for fraudsters willing to take a gamble that some of the bundle of payment cards they have bought will actually be usable. Not only is it the biggest, but Joker's Stash, which was established in 2014, prides itself on traders selling the "freshest" of paymen
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