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.
Jamie Bartlett, author of The Dark Net, advises monitoring the darknet markets, both to respond to your own data being sold, but also to protect your reputation if passwords are alleged to come from you following a hack elsewhere.
A coordinated, worldwide crack down on the sale if illegal products on the Dark Net took place last week with law enforcement officials from more than a dozen countries taking part.
Customers of the popular mobile network O2 are having their details sold on a dark web marketplace
Trend Micro report claims that Japan is about to face a massive spike in cyber-attacks as organised crime gets up to speed with technology
Vetting staff and contractors, including what they are saying on the internet and the darknet, is vital to protecting your company, says Tim Ramsey.
As it becomes apparent that the federal data breach experienced by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is larger than first believed, exposing the Social Security numbers and personnel records of every federal worker - and as reports emerged that some of those records had surfaced on the darknet - members of Congress clashed over languishing cyber-security legislation.