Deep Web

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2024
DoJ charged 19 individuals in a transnational cybercrime investigation xDedic Marketplace

19 individuals worldwide were charged in a transnational cybercrime investigation of the now defunct xDedic marketplace. The U.S. DoJ charged 19 individuals worldwide for their role in the operations of the now-defunct xDedic Marketplace. In January 2019, law enforcement agencies in the US and Europe announced the seizure of the popular xDedic marketplace, an underground market offering for sale […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2023
New Version of Meduza Stealer Released in Dark Web

The Resecurity’s HUNTER unit spotted a new version of the Meduza stealer (version (2.2)) that was released in the dark web. On Christmas Eve, Resecurity’s HUNTER unit spotted the author of perspective password stealer Meduza has released a new version (2.2). One of the key significant improvements are support of more software clients (including browser-based […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 28, 2023
Cybercriminals launched “Leaksmas” event in the Dark Web exposing massive volumes of leaked PII and compromised data

Leaksmas: On Christmas Eve, multiple threat actors released substantial data leaks, Resecurity experts reported. On Christmas Eve, Resecurity protecting Fortune 100 and government agencies globally, observed multiple actors on the Dark Web releasing substantial data leaks. Over 50 million records containing PII of consumers from around the world have been leaked. The actual damage resulting […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2023
German police seized the dark web marketplace Kingdom Market

The German police seized the dark web marketplace Kingdom Market as a result of an international law enforcement operation. The Federal Criminal Police Office in Germany (BKA) and the internet-crime combating unit of Frankfurt (ZIT), along with law enforcement agencies from multiple countries (United States, Switzerland, Moldova, and Ukraine), conducted an operation that resulted in […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2023
Info stealers and how to protect against them

Info stealers, the type of malware with its purpose in the name, can cripple businesses and everyday users alike. So, how do you protect against them? Info stealers, also known as information stealers, are a type of malicious software (malware) designed to covertly collect sensitive and personal information from a victim’s computer or network. These […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 11, 2023
Serbian pleads guilty to running ‘Monopoly’ dark web drug market

The Serbian citizen Milomir Desnica (33) has pleaded guilty to running the dark web Monopoly drug marketplace. Milomir Desnica, a 33-year-old Serbian citizen, admited to being responsible for operating the illicit Monopoly drug marketplace on the dark web. The man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia to charges of […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 31, 2023
WiHD leak exposes details of all torrent users

World-in-HD (WiHD), a French private video torrent community, left an open instance exposing the emails and passwords of all of its users and administrators. WiHD, a popular torrent tracker specializing in HD movies, inadvertently exposed tens of thousands of its users, the Cybernews research team has recently discovered. WiHD is a private tracker dedicated to […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2023
PII Belonging to Indian Citizens, Including their Aadhaar IDs, Offered for Sale on the Dark Web

Hundreds of millions of PII records belonging to Indian residents, including Aadhaar cards, are being offered for sale on the Dark Web. PII Belonging to Indian Citizens, Including their Aadhaar IDs, Offered for Sale on the Dark Web In early October, Resecurity’s HUNTER (HUMINT) unit identified hundreds of millions of personally identifiable information (PII) records […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 20, 2023
The dark web drug marketplace PIILOPUOTI was dismantled by Finnish Customs

Finnish police announced the takedown of the dark web marketplace PIILOPUOTI which focuses on the sale of illegal narcotics. Finnish Customs announced the seizure of the dark web marketplace Piilopuoti as part of an international law enforcement operation. The dark web marketplace PIILOPUOTI has been active since May 18, 2022. “The site operated as a […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 17, 2023
Admins of Genesis Market marketplace sold their infrastructure on a hacker forum

The admins of the darkweb Genesis Market announced the sale of their platform to a threat actor that will restart operations next month. In April, the FBI seized the Genesis Market, a black marketplace for stolen credentials that was launched in 2017. Genesis Market was an invite-only marketplace, but it was not complex to find invite […]