Security News

Dark web prices drop for credit cards but soar for PayPal accounts
2021-09-08 18:26

A new report from consumer website Comparitech looks at dark web selling prices for credit cards and PayPal accounts in particular. Credit cards are sold on the dark web either as digital items or physical clones of real cards.

T-Mobile US probes claims of 100m stolen customer records up for sale on dark web
2021-08-16 19:22

T-Mobile US is investigating claims that highly sensitive personal data of 100 million customers has been stolen and peddled via the dark web. The seller said it's likely T-Mobile US is up to speed on the security breach because a backdoor used to exfiltrate this data from the telco's servers had been closed.

Fake COVID vaccine card sales ramp up on Dark Web
2021-08-11 13:30

Or you can spend money to buy a phony vaccine certificate from some anonymous and potentially untrustworthy cybercriminal on the Dark Web. Sales and advertisements of fake vaccine cards have been spiking to new levels on the Dark Web, according to a report published Wednesday by cyber threat intelligence firm Check Point Research.

1M Stolen Credit Cards Hit Dark Web for Free
2021-08-10 13:47

Threat actors have leaked 1 million stolen credit cards for free online as a way to promote a fairly new and increasingly popular cybercriminal site dedicated toselling payment-card credentials. The leaked credit cards include the following fields: Credit-card number, expiration date, CVV, name, country, state, city, address, ZIP code, email and phone number, according to threat actors.

Dark web ads offering corporate network access increase seven-fold
2021-07-29 04:00

In its latest research, security specialist Positive Technologies documents how the market enabling initial access to corporate networks has evolved through 2020 and into early 2021, and reveals that the number of 'access-for-sale' ads on the dark web has increased seven-fold compared with previous years. The company's researchers believe the cybercriminal profile is changing in multiple ways; the profile of an external intruder who gains initial access to a corporate network is different from the criminal who follows through with the attack once inside-most importantly, the two have different skillsets.

How the Dark Web enables access to corporate networks
2021-07-28 16:11

The number of ads selling access to corporate networks has continued to increase from 2019 to 2020 and into 2021, says Positive Technologies. A report released Wednesday by security provider Positive Technologies looks at the selling of network access on the Dark Web and examines how this threat continues to grow.

How to prevent corporate credentials ending up on the dark web
2021-07-27 06:00

Last year saw a 429% increase in the number of corporate login details with plaintext passwords exposed on the dark web. Luckily, organizations are not totally helpless when it comes to its passwords being put up for sale on the dark web.

US indicts dark web user 'The Bull' for insider trading
2021-07-13 19:52

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged an individual for engaging in insider trading on the darknet. Greece-based Apostolos Trovias, known as the "The Bull" frequently used encrypted messaging services and the dark web for soliciting, exchanging and selling inside information.

ZeroFox and Vigilante join forces to protect organizations from dark web activity
2021-07-08 23:15

ZeroFox announced it has joined forces with Vigilante, a globally recognized expert in Dark Web Threat Intelligence, adding to its intelligence portfolio. ZeroFox's now-enhanced platform delivers the ability to understand public attack surface exposure and protect organizations from dark web activity at an even greater scale.

Hacked Data for 69K LimeVPN Users Up for Sale on Dark Web
2021-07-01 16:24

Researchers added the attack also included public and private keys of LimeVPN users. "The hacker informed us that they have the private keys of every user, which is a serious security issue as it means they can easily decrypt every LimeVPN user's traffic," the firm said in a posting.