Dark Net stories
Fake donation pages promising help to Ukraine appear on Darknet
Fraudulent donation pages promising aid to the Ukraine are appearing on the Darknet, according to Check Point Software.
72% of IT executives fear trickle-down of nation-state attack techniques will hurt business
Nation-state techniques, such as those used in the SolarWinds attack, are already being adopted by ransomware gangs.
Surge in fake COVID-19 vaccine certificates on darknet following delta outbreak
Surge in fake vaccination certificate sellers on Telegram, with Check Point Research reporting a 257% increase. Prices dropping to as low as $100.
Black market dedicated solely to data leaks emerges - report
Ransomware attacks are gaining momentum globally across industries, and businesses are being warned against a black market dedicated solely to data leaks.
Hackers offering forged “official” COVID-19 vaccination certificates and negative test results on dark net
There has been a 350% increase in the number of advertisements selling alleged COVID-19 vaccines within the last three months.
The Dark Web: Not all as bad as it may seem - expert
While there is the perception that the dark web is mainly a hub for criminal activity, there are many other reasons why someone may use it.
Dark net vendors wanting Bitcoin payments for unverified COVID-19 vaccines
As the medicines are being offered on the dark net, purchasers have no way of knowing whether they are genuine, according to Check Point.
Check Point exposes Android malware vendor using dark net to rebrand products
Check Point security researchers have exposed an Android malware vendor using a marketer on the dark net to rebrand its products.
ESET discovers campaign stealing bitcoins from darknet users
ESET researchers have discovered a trojanised Tor Browser that cybercriminals use to steal bitcoins from darknet market buyers.
Exploring the cybercrime underground: Darknet markets - where cyber criminals trade
This blog focuses on explaining what darknet markets are, common payment model used, the type of digital data being bought and sold, and their costs.
Should the Dark Net be shut down?
If this realm truly embodies the seedy underbelly of the Internet, then why do 29% of respondents think it should not be taken down?.