Your Facebook data is only worth $5.20 on the dark web

Were you impacted by Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of Facebook FB, +0.46% data? An estimated 87 million Facebook users will find out Monday whether the group improperly used their data, the social-media company said. All 2.2 billion Facebook users will get see a message on Facebook called “Protecting Your Information,” that lays out which third-party apps […]

Here are some Tips if you are Browsing the Darknet for the First Time

A hidden Internet exists underneath the ‘surface web,’ hidden from the view of ordinary web users. The dark web is intimidating. Many assume it is full of criminals and would have little to offer law-abiding citizens. Many think it is difficult to access and that it would require some kind of advanced technical skill, or […]

People should be aware of the dark web and its role in identity theft

Read Julie Jason  explain why it is important for people to know about the dark web and its role in identity theft on Norman Transcript : If you use the web, your digital footprint can leave behind a trail of tantalizing personal identifiable information (PII) — Social Security numbers, dates of birth, bank account numbers, credit […]

Dark Web Paying Corporate staffs to Leak secrets

This is not the first time when ‘Dark Web’ is in news for their notorious deeds, this time they are in news for paying corporate workers to leak information most importantly stock prices (earnings reports etc). After this people are constantly asking about the ‘Dark Web’ which is famously known as ‘Dark Net’, a name which […]

Hackers are seeking out company insiders on the black market

If you’re the CEO of a company, here’s another threat you need to worry about: hackers trying to recruit your employees for insider-related crimes. Researchers at security firms RedOwl and IntSights have noticed growing activity from online black market dealers trying to recruit company employees for insider trading and cashing out stolen credit card numbers. Read […]

DDoS-for-hire services thrive despite closure of major marketplace

Read Michael Kan’s article about DDoS-for-hire services are being sold and brought on the dark web on Computer World : The closure of a major online marketplace for paid distributed denial-of-service attacks appears to have done little to slow the illegal activity. In late October, HackForums.net shut down its “Server Stress Testing” section, amid concerns that […]

Hackers are selling Yahoo data on the dark web

In 2013, more than one billion Yahoo accounts were breached, and personal information like phone numbers, passwords, security questions and backup email addresses was stolen. All of that data is for sale on the dark web, according to cybersecurity firm InfoArmor, which discovered the compromised information in August. Read more about how hackers are selling Yahoo […]

More Hacked Sites Means More Stolen Data For Sale on Dark Net

Read why Remines Joseph says that more hacked websites means more stolen data for sale on the dark web on Merkle : Just a few days after hackers began to sell stolen data from Dropbox and Bitcointalk.org, another hacker is selling stolen data from the uTorrent Forum, Mail.ru, and Yandex.ru. The data from uTorrent is being sold […]

Here’s what your personal data is going for on the dark web

It’s an annoying inevitability of the modern world that your personal information is going to be compromised at some point and you’ll have to go through the hassle of changing your password or account number or signing up for credit monitoring. Read what happens to stolen data on the dark web on CNBC.

Monitoring The Dark Net For Stolen Information After A Data Breach

Read JP Buntinx’s article on how to monitor the dark net for stolen information after a data breach has occurred in your company on The Merkle : One of the last things anyone wants to see is their information being sold on the dark net. Companies do not want to make media headlines as their databases […]