Dark Web

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2024
Empire Market owners charged with operating $430M dark web marketplace

Federal authorities charged two individuals with operating the dark web marketplace Empire Market that facilitated over $430 million in illegal transactions. Two men, Thomas Pavey (aka “Dopenugget”) and Raheim Hamilton (aka “Sydney” and “Zero Angel”), have been charged in federal court in Chicago for operating the dark web marketplace “Empire Market” from 2018 to 2020. […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 11, 2024
Cylance confirms the legitimacy of data offered for sale in the dark web

A threat actor is selling the data belonging to BlackBerry’s Cylance cybersecurity unit, he demanded $750,000. A threat actor, that goes online with the moniker Sp1d3r, is selling the stolen data for $750,000. The data includes 34 million customer and employee emails, customer / prospect email and PII, products used by organizations, sales prospect list […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 03, 2024
Experts found information of European politicians on the dark web

Personal information of hundreds of British and EU politicians is available on dark web marketplaces. According to research conducted by Proton and Constella Intelligence, the email addresses and other sensitive information of 918 British MPs, European Parliament members, and French deputies and senators are available in the dark web marketplaces. 40% of 2,280 official government […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2024
German police seized the darknet marketplace Nemesis Market

The German police seized the infrastructure of the darknet marketplace Nemesis Market disrupting its operation. An operation conducted by the Federal Criminal Police Office in Germany (BKA) and the Frankfurt cybercrime combating unit (ZIT) led to the seizure of the infrastructure of the darknet marketplace Nemesis Market in Germany and Lithuania. “On Wednesday , the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2024
Threat actors hacked Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom

Threat actors stole sensitive and confidential data from the telecom giant Chunghwa Telecom Company, revealed the Ministry of National Defense. Chunghwa Telecom Company, Ltd. (literally Chinese Telecom Company) is the largest integrated telecom service provider in Taiwan, and the incumbent local exchange carrier of PSTN, Mobile, and broadband services in the country. Threat actors stole […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 01, 2024
Police seized Crimemarket, the largest German-speaking cybercrime marketplace

German police seized the largest German-speaking cybercrime marketplace Crimemarket and arrested one of its operators. The Düsseldorf Police announced that a large-scale international law enforcement operation led to the seizure of the largest German-speaking cybercrime marketplace. “Under the direction of the North Rhine-Westphalia Cybercrime Central and Contact Office (ZAC NRW), an investigative commission at the Düsseldorf […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2024
Software firm AnyDesk disclosed a security breach

Remote desktop software company AnyDesk announced that threat actors compromised its production environment. Remote desktop software company AnyDesk announced on Friday that threat actors had access to its production systems. The security breach was discovered as a result of a security audit, the company immediately notified relevant authorities. AnyDesk did not reveal if it has […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2024
AnyDesk Incident: Customer Credentials Leaked and Published for Sale on the Dark Web

Resecurity identified bad actors offering a significant number of AnyDesk customer credentials for sale on the Dark Web. Such information being available for cybercriminals could act as a catalyst for new attacks, including targeted phishing campaigns. Having additional context about a particular customer, the probability of a successful compromise could increase significantly. For example, one […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 30, 2024
750 million Indian mobile subscribers’ data offered for sale on dark web

Data of 750 million Indian mobile subscribers was offered for sale on dark web hacker forums earlier in January. CloudSEK researchers warned that a database containing data of 750 million Indian mobile subscribers was offered for sale on dark web hacker forums earlier in January. According to the researchers, at least two cybercrime gangs, CYBO […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 30, 2024
Hundreds of network operators’ credentials found circulating in Dark Web

Hundreds of compromised credentials of customers of RIPE, APNIC, AFRINIC, and LACNIC are available on the dark web, Resecurity warns. Resecurity conducted a thorough scan of the Dark Web and identified over 1,572 compromised customers of RIPE, Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC), and the Latin America and Caribbean Network […]