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617 million stolen records up for sale on dark web
It may not be the first time the databases have been offered for sale.
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Dark web
Experts comment on record 772mil-user data breach
Dubbed “Collection #1”, the data set contains emails and passwords with over a billion unique combinations of email addresses and passwords.
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Voter databases available on the dark web - report
A Carbon Black threat report has revealed that destructive cyberattacks are increasing ahead of 2018 US midterm elections.
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Flashpoint eyes Australia as key a focus for Asia Pacific expansion
The company says it’s going to ‘ramp up’ its presence in Australia, thanks to the country’s ample opportunities for commerce and prosperity.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
RepKnight adds dark web monitoring to top 3 SIEM vendors
RepKnight has announced the integration of its BreachAlert dark web monitoring platform with Splunk, IBM QRadar, and LogRhythm.
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Chinese threat actor linked to leak of more than 200 million Japanese PII datasets
Leaked personal information includes names, credentials, email addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and home addresses.
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Organisations in Asia uncovering potential of advanced cybersecurity services
Companies in Asia are moving beyond compliance requirements to see value in threat intelligence, network AI behavior and phishing susceptibility.
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Cloud
Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
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Ransomware
What do cybercriminals spend their money on? Sex, drugs & toilet roll
Cybercriminals in Bromium's report were earning up to £1.4m a year and had a number of fascinating spending habits.
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Monash University researchers scour dark web to understand cybercrime
IT researchers at Monash University have exposed activity on the dark web that could spell the end for some cybercriminals.
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Report uncovers big business of cybercrime – but just how big?
'Would you like anything else with your $10 DDoS attack-as-a-service sir?' Armor's report paints a disturbing picture of the cybercrime market.
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Malware
Interview: Exposing the dark web, its secrets and why it's a major concern for businesses
The dark web is often touted as the place cybercriminals sell their malware, but what is the fuss all about? Verizon's Ashish Thapar explains.
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Unwanted cybercrime awards: Russia tops ‘dark web medals’ table
RepKnight published an 'alternative olympics' medal table that details the countries that feature most heavily on the dark web - infographic included.
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CSU to explore Dark Web's underbelly after unprecedented interest from students
IT Masters and Charles Sturt University (CSU) will plunge headfirst into the Dark Web this year, and it appears IT professionals are curious.
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Ransomware
Just how dark is the dark web? The rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service
These packages allow individuals with little technical skill, to attack businesses and individuals with relative ease.
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Cybersecurity
Police say everyone in UK has been hacked – Expert says not quite
UK's Police representatives have revealed virtually everyone in the country has been hacked, however, High-Tech Bridge's CEO disagrees.
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Illicit code signing certificates more valuable than handguns
Venafi has released its findings of a six month investigation into the lucrative sale of digital code signing certificates on the dark web.
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Ransomware market skyrockets 2500% in one year: It’s now worth $6m
The ransomware scourge looks set to continue until at least the end of the year, topping what is being called the ‘most notorious year on record’.
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Malware
Interview: Sophos reveals the criminal underbelly of the dark web
The dark web may be a place that most of us have heard of as a murky underworld for cybercriminals, but also where most internet users daren't tread.
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Dark web
Meet Joshua, the dark web trawler developed in Australia
JOSHUA is able to track state sponsored, activist and insider threats, stolen data markets for privacy goods, credit cards and identity theft.
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Cybercrime
Two dark web markets shut down but expert says ‘one door closes, a window opens’
“You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cyber crime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open."
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The Dark Web: Is your company at risk?
Not only is information on a company’s assets available, but information about new techniques to compromise targets is for sale on the dark web.
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Lights out for the Dark Web: Authorities take down AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces
Online criminal marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa have been taken offline, thanks to a major cooperation effort between Dutch and US authorities.
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Threat actors embrace metadata as the underrated weapon in cyber war
Metadata – the data that describes other data – is a security threat that goes underreported but is also a powerful threat to national security.