Spanish Cyberthreat Intelligence Firm Rolls out New Darknet Search Tool

Cybercrime is one of the spine-chilling challenges enterprises are facing nowadays. We have heard now and then that a company’s emails have been hacked...
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Security Tools: A Guide to Hardware 2FA

Hardware two-factor authentication (2FA) could be a much better alternative on dark web marketplaces for creating a solid security measure without the use of...

The United States Versus the Dark Web

Even though the Tor network was originally created by the US government, it seems like activities on the dark web and the interests of...

Essay: The Dark Web—Under-Appreciated and Over-Generalized

To anyone reading this, it’s obvious that you’re probably fairly familiar with what the dark web is.The amount of people who actually use Tor...

Two Firms in Israel and Tokyo Team up to Fight Dark Web Crime

The dark web has, for a long time, provided special accommodation to the masterminds and orchestrators of some of the world’s top known crimes.This...
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An Examination of Russian Censorship, Cyber Weapons & the Dark Web

Russian authorities have cracked down hard on their citizen’s access to free information online after its internet regulator started an attack on the encrypted...

Roles Played by Both White & Black Hat Hackers in Darknet-Related Operations

The evolution of computer technology brought abundant benefits to humanity, but it has also its shortcomings—mainly hacking.Hacking is the unauthorized manipulation of a computer...

New Zealand’s Top Cop Investigates the Dark Web

A recent surge in the levels of dark web crime in New Zealand has the nation’s law enforcement authorities concerned.As many countries across the...

The Dark Web and Cryptocurrencies: A Barrier to Anti-Piracy

Software piracy has been a key issue in the tech industry.This problem dates back to the 70s and has caused dire effects on the...

The Process of How Identities Are Bought & Sold in the Dark Web

The dark web has been a passage for most stolen data that’s sold for illegal activities and anonymity purposes.It came into the limelight back...

Impact of the Dark Web on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance

Every blink of an eye marks an advancement in technology in the current world.Through the invention of the World Wide Web and search machines...

Illinois Woman Caught Paying $10K in Bitcoin for Murder-for-Hire Service

A 31-year-old nurse from Illinois was charged with conspiring to kill another woman by hiring a hitman from a dark web-based platform.She is said...
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Legal Analysis: CLOUD Act & Dark Web Investigations

In early April, Dark Web News published a news report on the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (or CLOUD Act) and its...
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Op-Ed: Breaking Down the Fear Mongering Campaign Behind Experian’s Dark Web Scans

Experian, the consumer credit reporting agency, has consistently received negative press regarding its horrific security practices.It is a company that holds a significant volume...

Leaked Database Reveals Decrypted Passwords of over 1 Billion Accounts

Data theft has never been scarier. The perpetrators are not leaving anything to chance. And this reality is now dawning among the masses following...

How Dark Web Fraudsters Hide Their Digital Fingerprints

The dark web has grown to become a notorious fraud ecosystem.For years, fraudsters have exploited features of the dark web to engage in their...

Mazar: The Dark Web’s Malware That Infects Android Devices

The dark web is dreaded as the source of some of the most lethal malware.Among the most feared malware coming from the dark web,...
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Darknet Vendor Stores vs. Darknet Markets: Which Has the Higher Risk?

Darknet markets have long been the destination for obtaining anything you can think of using cryptocurrency, but before Silk Road revolutionized the way a...
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Artificial Intelligence on the Dark Web

The internet has registered exceptional growth over the years. This trend has given rise to the dark web, a somewhat troublemaking facet of the...
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Exclusive Q&A with Eileen Ormsby, Author of ‘The Darkest Web’

When investigating the depths of the dark web, the most effective way to fully understand and unpack its underpinnings is to dive into the...

600,000 Cambridge and Oxford Email Addresses Found on the Dark Web

Research carried out by RepKnight, a cybersecurity firm, has found over 600,000 email addresses on the dark web associated with either Cambridge or Oxford...

Reddit Users Migrating to Other Platforms Following Ban on Darknet-Related Forums

The ban on forums that discuss the darknet markets and related topics came as a no surprise to users who frequently use the community...

Stolen Apple Credentials Can Be Acquired on the Dark Web

It has come to light that Apple users are at a risk of having their accounts compromised by hackers and sold on the dark...
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Cincinnati Firm Launches Dark Web Monitoring Service

Hulikao Partners, a Cincinnati-based tech company, has launched an exclusive service aimed at monitoring dark web activities using data fingerprinting technology.This tool can subsequently...
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Cyber Crooks Sell Victim’s Selfies on the Dark Web

It is now no-brainer that you can literally get anything from the dark web.Commonly perceived as the Internet’s “shrouded underbelly,” the dark web is...
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This Map Gives You a Peek into the Dark Web

The introduction of the internet has led to the creation of revolutionary means of sharing knowledge across the globe.But how much knowledge do we...

Profiteering Dark Web Businesses: Cybercrime & Drugs

In every market, there are always businesses that outperform the rest.Despite the fact that a majority of factors are held constant, it is the...
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Radioactive Poison Being Sold on the Dark Web

Government scientists in Britain are currently analyzing the substance detected in the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy who acted as a double...
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Australian University Launches Graduate-Level Dark Web Class

Reports have emerged that an industry-based organization is seeking to partner with the Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Melbourne, Australia to offer online Master’s...

South African Police Service Introduces ‘Turnaround Strategy’ to Tackle Darknet Crime

South African officials are working together in a mission to snare dark web criminals from carrying out illegal operations within the nation.The new initiative...

Thai Authorities Now Focusing More on Dark Web and Use of Cryptocurrency

In response to an increase in online criminal activity in Thailand, the country’s law enforcement authorities have been swiftly narrowing in on the dark...
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US and Dutch Officers Paid Surprise Visits to Darknet Drug Buyers

Darknet marketplaces have risen in popularity in recent years, primarily because of their anonymity capabilities. They have gradually grown into havens for illegal transactions...

Dread: A New Reddit-Like Service for the Dark Web

Reddit user HugBunter announced the launch of Dread, a Reddit-like .onion site that will also include market security reports, premium reports, ratings, a .onion...
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Trussville Vet Allegedly Bought 18 grams of Fentanyl on Dark Web, Busted

A Trussville, Alabama veterinarian is under arrest for allegedly using Bitcoin to purchase 36,000 doses fentanyl on the dark web.David Wallace is the suspect...
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How Whistleblowers Use the Darknet for Good

For years, the darknet has been viewed as the criminal underbelly of the internet.In a lot of ways, it is exactly that, but many...
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DoJ Launches Taskforce to Combat Drug Dealings on Dark Web

The United States Department of Justice has recently launched yet another high-profile attempt for busting the drug-dealers who have currently kept their tracks hidden...
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Can Journalism be Bound for the Dark Web?

Is true journalism eventually bound for the dark web? With all of the indications that truth is under attack in 2018, particularly via the...

International Authorities Shutdown Notorious Darknet Site ‘Infraud’

Reports reaching Dark Web News indicate that law enforcement agencies have arrested a key mastermind in the existence of the world’s one-stop shop for...
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Social Engineering and the Dark Web: A Perpetual Risk

Digital attack vectors are often the focus in the constant game of cat and mouse played by the information security industry.Nearly all of the...
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Essay: Censorship, Freedom And The Dark Web’s Future

Editor’s Note: This is a heartfelt op-ed essay from the author. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the official positions of Dark...
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Online Crooks Selling Infants’ Social Security Numbers on Dark Web

Cybercriminals are listing infants’ Social Security Numbers, together with other types of stolen data, for sale on the dark web.That’s according to a report...
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Stolen Reward Points Used in Dark Web Travel Scam

Hackers on the dark web have initiated a notoriously innovative travel scam that rips travelers off their travel points which can be used to...
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Major Dark Web Vendor Sentenced to Over 6 Years in Jail

David Ryan Burchard, a 40-year-old Merced, California resident who for years sold illegal substances over the dark web and amassed over a million dollars...
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PayPal Transfers On The Dark Web

PayPal is currently the largest and probably the most convenient money transfer platform in the world with over 220 million users and offering transfers...
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What is the Value of Someone’s Identity on the Dark Web?

A person’s identity is something that they’re most certainly protective of, unless they’re a drug dealer or other type of criminal that needs to...
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How Do Spectre & Meltdown Affect the Dark Web?

The year 2018 welcomed the tech industry in shock. The Spectre and Meltdown critical vulnerabilities rock nearly every machine in use, allowing attackers to...
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Massive Database of 1.4 Billion Credentials Found on Dark Web

Researchers were extremely shocked when they recently found a massive repository of stolen credentials on the dark web.The dark web has become a place...

Dark Web Threats Targeting Casino Resorts

Over the years, cybersecurity-related crimes have been closely associated with typical online operations. Nonetheless, as a recent report suggests, any business operation—whether based online...
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Europol Shuts Down Over 20,000 Websites Selling Counterfeits

Law enforcement organizations have taken over more than 20,500 website domains following a coordinated international crackdown on counterfeit operations.The domain names were associated with...
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Former Security Engineer Creates an Unofficial Dark Web Version of Wikipedia

Wikipedia has been subject to online censorship on some occasions in countries including China, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Uzbekistan and Turkey. Some instances are results...