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Germany: Dutch Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested with Drugs worth $3.5 million

Since the Munich shooting took place, German law enforcement has taken an initiative to crackdown on the dark web. They have made the dark web the new center of crime investigations. The law enforcement groups have made multiple arrests of dark web users, both single handedly and in association with other international agencies. In the latest arrest made on November ... Read More »

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Government Contractor Offers Million Dollar Bounty for Tor 0-Days

A cybersecurity company has offered bounties of up to 1 million US dollars for Tor Browser 0-day vulnerabilities. Zerodium’s Tor 0-day bounty program is open until November 30th at 6pm Eastern, or until Zerodium terminates the program after having issued 1 million dollars for Tor 0-days. The company has stated that it plans to sell these zero day exploits to ... Read More »

Former Employee of Healthcare Giant Sells Data of 1 Million Clients on Dark Web

  Former employee of Bupa, the multi-billion dollar healthcare giant with over 84,000 employees, was fired from the company after selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. Earlier this month, analysts and consultancy firms including DataBreaches discovered that the former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical ... Read More »

Personal Data Of 3.7 Million Voters Stolen In Hong Kong

At the end of March, two computers were reported as stolen, which contained the personal data of 3.7 million voters in Hong Kong. The Registration and Electoral Office (REO) confirmed on the evening of March 27 that they lost two computers containing the personal data of all 3.7 million registered voters in the city. The devices were stored in a ... Read More »

Vendor Lists 100 Million Youku Accounts on Hansa

An entire database from Youku Inc., thanks to an entity known as CosmicDark, landed on the HANSA darknet marketplace for only $300. The database contained usernames and passwords for Youku, one of the largest digital entertainment companies in China. CosmicDark listed 100,759,591 separate accounts and provided a significant number of sample entries for the skeptics. CosmicDark is less of a ... Read More »

12 Million Pages of Declassified Documents From CIA

UFO’s, Modern Wars & STARGATE Oh My CIA took to Twitter Trump style, tweeting the announcement that “Approx. 930,000 documents, totaling more than 12 million pages” became available online last week. CIA used hashtags to describe several subject names of files released online: #ColdWar, #BerlinTunnel, #Vietnam and others. Along with a new look for the CIA Freedom of Information Act ... Read More »

Russian Group Steals Up To $5 Million Per Day From US Companies

White Ops, a US-based cyber security firm, revealed that a Russian cyber criminal group has been stealing up to US$5 million on a daily basis from American corporations through the utilization of a botnet. A botnet, also known as a zombie army, is a class of online computers commanded to send spam or viruses to other computers on the internet. ... Read More »

Irish Firms Hit With $22 Million in Cyber Frauds, None Involving Bitcoin

Major public corporations and government agencies in Ireland were hit by US$23 million cyber frauds in the past year. Over 20 cyber attacks are being investigated by the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB), but interestingly, there are no reported cases of bitcoin involvement. Over the past two years, various law enforcement agencies and governments including Interpol and the government ... Read More »

Financial Data of 200 Million Sold on the Darknet For $600

An unknown group of hackers is selling personal profiles and sensitive financial data of over 200 million people on the Darknet for $600. A technical review board at Peerlyst approved the legitimacy of the database, which is presumed to be composed of consumer information from Experian and Acxiom. Experian and Acxiom are both technology firms and information service providers with ... Read More »

8 Million Blockchain.info Left Unaccessible; DNS Hijack

The bitcoin community’s most widely used wallet platform Blockchain fell victim to a Domain Name System (DNS) hijack, which allowed attackers to compromise the platform’s DNS registrar and forced the Blockchain development team to shut down the entire website for a substantial period of time. Users of all 8 million bitcoin wallet accounts on the Blockchain platform were unable to ... Read More »

6 Nigerian Sentenced in $40 million fraud scheme

Seven members of $40 million international fraud conspiracy, which included everything from romance scams, to check fraud, to secret shopper schemes, to personal assistant work-from-home schemes, were sentenced last week in Gulfport, Miss. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, some of the seven defendants were originally romance scammers who later became involved in counterfeit check fraud. The victims of ... Read More »