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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Alphabay disappears: Three scenarios to look for next
Exit scams are one of the risks when conducting business in criminal marketplaces.
Major Dark Web Player goes offline: Could it be an exit scam?
One of the Dark Web's biggest marketplaces for illegal online trades was taken offline this week, with reports circulating that it was an 'exit scam'.
Have you met Delilah? The first Insider Threat Trojan
Criminal recruitment of insiders is becoming an industry now with the release of a new Trojan called “Delilah”.
Insider threats escalate and thrive in the Dark Web
Disgruntled employees are gladly selling their services to the bad guys in order to inflict harm on their employers.