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University Of Liverpool Database Hacked, Information Of 6,500 Staff Members Posted On Dark Web Forum

Israeli researchers discovered that the database of the University of Liverpool had been hacked and the contact details of everyone working and teaching there was posted on a dark web forum. The information posted on the dark net domain is being promoted to launch targeted phishing attacks. According to security firm Cyberint, the name, address and work email addresses of ... Read More »

OnionScan Tests The Anonymity Of Dark Net Domains

Security researcher Sarah Jamie Lewis developed and released a software called ”OnionScan”, which ”lets you scan it automatically for common vulnerabilities and errors that can de-anonymize the owner or users.” When Lewis first discovered the dark web, she started looking at the current dark net markets and found out that most of these websites are quite vulnerable. However, the point ... Read More »

University Of Liverpool Database Hacked, Information Of 6,500 Staff Members Posted On Dark Web Forum

Israeli researchers discovered that the database of the University of Liverpool had been hacked and the contact details of everyone working and teaching there was posted on a dark web forum. The information posted on the dark net domain is being promoted to launch targeted phishing attacks. According to security firm Cyberint, the name, address and work email addresses of ... Read More »

Dutch Vendors Scoring On Dark Net Market Deals

This post is a bit old and was forgotten in queue – but still relevant: According to the Public Prosecutor, who made this announcement at an international cybercrime consultation in Noordwijk, there are plenty of Dutch vendors on dark net markets, one of the marketplaces, about 10 percent of the deals were made by Dutch sellers. If the statistics are ... Read More »

Introducing Dark Webb – A Dark Net Technothriller

By Harry Dayle (Author) – Technology has always been a huge part of my life. When I was ten I got my first computer — a Sinclair ZX81 (Timex 1000 in the US). I’ve never been far from a keyboard since, which is handy, because in my day job I am an author. Like many nerds, when I heard about ... Read More »

Porn Network Breached, Hacker Sells User Data On The Dark Web

A hacker gained access to the porn network Team Skeet and Paper Street Media (PSM), he is selling the login credentials, names, both physical and IP addresses of around 237,000 users on Dream Market under the username of TheNeoBoss. When asked about the purpose of his actions, the hacker stated: “I want to publicly shame them (the users) for their ... Read More »

Teenager Arrested for Trying To Buy Glock Pistol From The Dark Web

Megan Schadeberg (19), from Carmarthenshire, had attempted to buy a Glock handgun from the dark web and said she wanted to ”kill herself and kill the world” according to the court. During the house search, police found books on mass shootings where the girl made notes. They also found a diary where Schadeberg said that she “hated everyone” and “did ... Read More »

Top Aberdeen Banker Fined For Selling Personal Details On The Dark Web

Aditya Rajiv (28), a former top banking consultant in Aberdeen, was fined £4,200 for selling the bank account numbers and sort codes of two persons on the dark web. The man was also charged with stealing around £7,500 from pensioners while working for the Royal Bank of Scotland in Aberdeen, however, Rajiv was completely cleared on that case. Regarding his ... Read More »

Chinese State Hackers open up shop on Dark Net

China’s cyber spies have been found to be running private marketplaces on Dark Net. Ed Alexander, The Chief Information Security Officer for a California-based company, DBI found out earlier this week. In a phone interview, Alexander said these private markets are where many of China’s state sponsored hackers do their side work and sell stolen data to the highest bidders. ... Read More »

Cerber Ransomware Service Offered On Dark Web Forum

According to Sensecy, a cyber intelligence company, Cerber, a ransomware popular in the Eastern block of Europe, is offered as a service on Russian dark web forums. According to Malwarebytes Labs’ analysis, Cerber is the first ransomware, which is targeting Apple’s OS X. It has been discovered that the virus has customizable options too, for example, it does not load ... Read More »

UN CITO Plans To Secure Dark Web With “Digital Blue Helmets”

Techtarget made an interview with Atafeh Riazi, the UN CITO (Chief Information Technology Officer), where she shared her ideas how to secure the dark web. According to her, the dark net can be foiled with “Digital Blue Helmets”, an expert group that will serve as the peacekeepers of the cyber world. She made this statement about the new group: “We ... Read More »

Oregon Fentanyl Dark Net Market Vendor Pleads Guilty

Brandon Corde Hubbard (41), an Oregon man, pleaded guilty to the charges of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances resulting in serious bodily injury and death, distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death and money laundering. The fentanyl that Hubbard was selling caused two overdose deaths in Grand Forks. Hubbard signed the plea agreement on Dec 21, 2015, where he ... Read More »

NORML: No Problem To Receive Donations From Dark Net Market Vendors

Recently, Canna-Juice, a dark net market vendor selling liquids to cannabis vaporizers, announced on Reddit that he is going to send a portion of his income to NORML (National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws), a marijuana legalization nonprofit. Surprisingly, the non-profit company seems pretty happy about the drug dealer’s efforts. The original Reddit post of Canna-Juice goes by: “Beginning yesterday ... Read More »