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#deepweb | In new world of data breaches and dark web deals, identity theft goes mainstream: JPSO | Crime/Police

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Identity theft used to be a more complicated, hands-on racket that included mail theft, dumpster diving, scam telephone calls and emailed offers. But hackers, aided by improvements in computer technology and internet accessibility, have introduced an illicit efficiency to the crime, stealing the personal information of […]

Hackers can buy the new ‘Disdain’ exploit kit for as little as £60 on the dark web

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For just over £60 per day, tech-savvy criminals can now buy access to a new exploit kit (EK) which has been designed to remotely infect computers, experts have warned. Known as “Disdain”, the hacking tool was recently put up for sale on an underground Russian forum […]

Feds seize largest criminal ‘dark web’ site AlphaBay after Atlanta investigations

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The largest criminal marketplace on the internet, AlphaBay, has been seized by the U.S. Department of Justice with the help of Atlanta-based investigations, officials said Thursday. An AlphaBay staffer was identified through an ongoing investigation conducted in Atlanta, DOJ spokesman Bob Page said. Officials said the […]

Using the Dark Web to Your Advantage – The Why, How and What of Cyber Security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans We have just witnessed two significant ransomware / malware attacks in as many months that caused a lot of disruption to businesses globally. Some like TNT are still struggling to recover at the time of writing this whitepaper (10-07-2017). What surprised most was how organisations were […]

Dark web: Hackers selling stolen data from Qatar National Bank and UAE InvestBank

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers are reportedly selling stolen data from the Qatar National Bank (QNB) and UAE InvestBank on the dark web. Both the banks suffered major data breaches in 2016 and the data of thousands of customers was later leaked online by hackers. Now, even as tensions escalate […]

The Dark Side of WiFi

The Super Bowl will keep many viewers glued to their televisions and their computers.  But, if you are a WiFi user, heed these words of caution. Public Wi-Fi is convenient, and dangerous. Since the connection is public, it’s accessible to everyone. Public Wi-Fi offers zero privacy. If you reveal your credit card information through public […]