Cyber-criminals are branching out from the dark web and into encrypted messaging apps to conduct their nefarious deeds.
Cyber-criminals are nothing if not attuned to finding new customers for their wares, as Check Point and CyberInt found when they came across a next-generation phishing kit for sale on the Dark Web geared toward the neophyte.
The key to limiting damage is to neutralise the threat before the cyber-criminals have had a chance to monetise that all-important data. Banks spotting customer payment card details on the dark web can suspend those accounts.
Since December 2017, dark web markets have been displaying advertisements for a new "Traffic Distribution System" called BlackTDS that performs malicious drive-by attacks as a service to paying cyber-criminals.
In a US court, the public spokesperson for the now defunct Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay has pleaded guilty conspiracy to commit access device fraud.
Made to order certificates available on the dark web. Security researchers have discovered that hackers are able to obfuscate malware through code signing and SSL certificates.
Security researchers have identified a ransomware variant that is available for free on the Dark Web and is even unregistered. The discovery comes at a time when the ransomware trade is running on handsome commissions.
Finding dark web sites - programming the crawlers to search specific sites - is extremely complicated and difficult because,unlike a surface web address, dark web sites don't use HTTP addresses, but instead use onion addresses.
An analysis of 150 of popular dark web message boards, marketplaces and illegal services shows underground vendors gravitating toward Litecoin cryptocurrency as a viable alternative to Bitcoin when conducting transactions.
Researchers investigating the newly discovered GandCrab ransomware have learned how its authors are marketing the malicious program as a ransomware-as-a-service package to potential buyers on the dark web.
About 10 percent of the email credentials of all those employed at Fortune 500 companies have been leaked on the dark web, according to a new study.
The personal identifiable information (PII) of infants, including Social Security numbers, were recently found advertised for sale on the dark web, providing criminals with a clean credit history.
The UK creator of malware resources Cryptex and reFUD.me, used by thousands in the cyber-crime world, has this week pleaded guilty to charges under the Computer Misuse Act and Proceeds of Crime Act.
A single file on the dark web with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials not only is the largest aggregate found there but it opens a trove of credentials to even the least sophisticated hackers.
AlphaBay spokesperson Ronald L Wheeler, aka Trappy, was arraigned in a US federal court for conspiring to commit access device fraud.
It is possible that everyone in Malaysia may have had their mobile phone records stolen and put up for sale on the Dark Web.
Russian dark web marketplace Ultimate Anonymity Services (UAS) is selling 35,000 compromised Remote Desktop Protocol servers, which criminals can use to anonymise themselves or access victims' networks.
In recent conferences Europol has been teaming up with other organisations to ensure a joint law enforcement approach with Interpol to the darkweb and ransomware especially, and with ENISA to meet the challenge of IOT.
The login credentials and other inside information of more than 6,000 Indian ISPs, government departments and businesses is being advertised for sale on DarkNet.
Sonic Drive-In is investigating a possible point-of-sale (POS) breach that has led to customer payment card information being sold on a dark web market and speculation POS systems could be subject to ransom.
Criminals buying and/or selling counterfeit Euro banknotes on illegal Darknet marketplaces, such as AlphaBay and Hansa Market, have been arrested in a joint operation by seven EU Member States, coordinated by Europol.
The 500 A-list celebrities whose Instagram accounts have been hacked, and whose contact details are for sale on the dark web, have now been identified.
Some, but not all cyber-criminals are taking precautions to ensure they evade capture in the event of another major sting operation, thereby making law enforcement's job easier.
Darkweb activity continues apace despite takedowns as buyers move to alternative sights - but are increasingly wary of getting caught.
Keeper Security has released research on the dark web which shows how much hackers make from different credentials.
Josh Lefkowitz looks at the issue of the dark web for businesses, the dangers it poses and how these dangers can be mitigated.
Outlaw, a veteran marketplace on the Dark Web, was shuttered abruptly last week with no plausible explanation, according to Bleeping Computer.
An alleged Silk Road administrator's appeal against extradition has been dismissed in an Irish court, despite suffering from Asperger's syndrome and depression.
A data feed firm sees stolen credentials being traded in broad daylight, so to speak.
Omri Sigelman discusses the value that cyber-criminals gain from stealing and selling credit card data on the Dark Web and why they gather it in large volumes.