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Report Says Canadian Cyberthreats Are Different Than The Ones In The US

According to a landscape report made by Trend Micro researchers, the cyberthreats in the US and in Canada are not the same. Such as the United States, Canada has its own share of malware and banking trojans (such as Dridex), however, ransomware is not present in the northern country. Christopher Budd, Trend Micro’s global threat communications manager, reasoned with this ... Read More »

Dark Web Security Firm Warning Islamic State Becoming Sophisticated

Flashpoint Intelligence, a security startup specializing in studying parts of the dark web, says Islamic State attackers are learning to do more to US websites than just vandalizing and DDoSing their home pages. The previous ISIS attacks on US domains were relatively unsophisticated, however, according to the security firm’s report, it may not stay that way forever. Alex Kassirer, terrorism ... Read More »

Alphabay Under Attack, Alternate Links are Working Fine

As said by an official support account for Alphabay market: Alphabay Under Attack, alternate links are working fine – We are mitigating another DDoS attack. Will be resolved as usual. Please use the alternate links if the main link has issues. Alternative access links to Alphabay market are available here  & here. Read More »

2014 Was The Worst Year In Drug Overdose Fatalities According To CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is the leading national public health institute of the United States, conducted a report, in which they found out that 2014 was the worst year in drug overdose deaths in the US. According to them, ”things are apparently spiraling out of control” and currently, there’s a ”drug death epidemic” in the ... Read More »

Two Drug Dealers Busted In India

The brothers, Mayank Kumar Sahu (22) and Piyush Kumar Sahu (20) were arrested by Central Crime Service (CCS) investigators and task force detectives in Hyderabad, India. The two men allegedly sold drugs they bought from the dark web, more precisely, from the Nucleus Marketplace. During the police bust on Wednesday, the law enforcement authorities seized around 100 LSD blotters. The ... Read More »

President Obama Signed Budget Bill Including CISA

On December 18, the US House of Representatives and the Senate passed a huge budget bill, with almost 2000 pages, that contains the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act and sent it to President Barack Obama for signature. With such bills, the president of the United States has the option to veto such document, however, in this case, Obama just signed it. ... Read More »

Department Of Homeland Security Seeks To Understand Blockchain Tech

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is launching a program where they are exploring ways to understand the blockchain technology better. They do this within their Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) of the department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The DHS is currently accepting research proposals from small businesses in 13 different topic areas, including the “Applicability ... Read More »

Tor Welcomes New Executive Director To The Project

On December 11, the Tor Project officially announced the new executive director, Shari Steele, to the community in the form of a blog post. Shari Steele has been the Legal Director, then, later on, the Executive Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The EFF is an international non-profit digital rights group based in the USA that helps to protect ... Read More »

Dr. D’s Market Promotion Challenge: DR. D pays you CASH!

Always nice to see markets thinking out of the box when it comes to their marketing efforts, such example can be found now on Dr. D’s Market: “”PROMOTION CHALLENGE: You promote DR. D pays you CASH! Dr. D’s Market is growing everyday. Anyone who will help to speed this up and promote this Market, will be rewarded with CASH in ... Read More »

FBI Claims Messages That Were Sent By ISIS Can’t Be Read Due To Encryption

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is still unable to decipher the 109 encrypted messages that were sent by the attackers who opened fire outside the Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland, Texas, back in May. According to FBI Director James Comey, Elton Simpson (one of the attackers) exchanged the messages with an overseas terrorist from the Islamic State. Comey released this ... Read More »

DNMAvengers: Hosting DoctorX & New Partnership with Energy Control

DoctorX, Fernando Caudevilla, is a Spanish Family Physician who has been offering a service of information and assessment about drugs in a risk reduction perspective since April 2013. First in Silk Road Forum and then in Silk Road 2.0 Forum, the Hub forums & Evolution market forums, he has answered more than 1,100 different questions covering topics as effects, dosage, ... Read More »

Cambridge Officials Held School Meeting Concerning Threats To Children

Cambridge Officials Held School Meeting Concerning Threats To Children   A public meeting organized by the Cambridge Community Response Network, held on December 6, had raised serious questions about threats concerning students accessing the dark web. According to its website, the organization “helps residents, students, and workers identify the various tools and resources needed to build resiliency and better recover ... Read More »

Oak Creek Credit Card Scheme Busted By Police

The United States Secret Service arrested two men, Bradley Beauge and James Pierre, in the Red Roof Inn Hotel in Oak Creek. The two men were charged with the crime of credit card cloning. According to law enforcement authorities, the carders printed their own names on the credit cards, however, the cards were linked back to the victims’ bank accounts. ... Read More »

VPN Service Providers With Port Forwarding Affected By IP Leak

Perfect Privacy has discovered and posted about a potential attack vector on VPN service providers’ network that could be exploited by hackers or law enforcement agencies. “Port Fail”, if used by an attacker could result in the unmasking of the VPN user’s real IP address. The vulnerability point affects VPN service providers that offer the forwarding option and have no ... Read More »