For those tasked with protecting corporations and employees from cyber threats, the dark web can be a goldmine of information. But despite this fact, just 1 in 7 IT security professionals have ever visited the dark web in an effort to improve their[...]
A seismic shift has taken place in the underground market on the dark web -- what was once exclusive and open to those with tech savvy is now a varied, crowded and functioning eco-system of goods and transactions.
In January, CSO Magazine published a comprehensive article explaining how the connected car constitutes a more complex security threat than many people realize.
What happened? On September 9, Equifax, a major credit bureau that provides credit reports in the US, announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the company’s statement, the breach[...]
The news of British model Chloe Ayling being lured and kidnapped to be sold on the Dark Web has captured worldwide attention. While the 20-year-old’s story seems unbelievable, it’s actually not unique on the Dark Web.
An ad uploaded to a Russian underground black market a few days ago allegedly offers a new and improved version of the infamous banking malware Asacub. This Android malware was originally designed to steal user data and send it to a remote server,[...]
A recent New York Times article reports that a Ukrainian hacker nicknamed ‘Profexer’ reportedly turned himself in to the FBI for assisting the Russian-run campaign to sway the 2016 US elections, dubbed “Grizzly Steppe”. The alleged campaign included[...]
Last week’s HBO hack led to the release of sensitive information about HBO executives, contact lists, and -- most salacious for the media -- scripts and low-res copies of brand new “Game of Thrones” episodes. While the hacks have not led to any[...]
Exploit Kits (EK’s) have been around for at least the past decade, and every time one gets taken down, it’s only a matter of time before a new, more sophisticated one pops up on the Dark Web. Now there’s a new kid on the block named “Disdain.”
IntSights Research Group (IRG) has uncovered an interesting new development: a black market for black markets. Developers are selling a black market framework, which allows ‘merchants’ to sell just about anything.
Since the WikiLeaks file dumps exposed commonly used CIA exploits, concerns have been mounting around government surveillance, begging the question of whether there should be any expectation of privacy in the digital world. For Tor and other[...]
WikiLeaks rocked the security world with its release of the CIA’s hacking tools, called “Vault7”.
As cyber threats become more rampant, financial institutions are increasingly targeted by highly skilled and motivated criminals. While the new cyber security regulations set forth by The New York State Department of Financial Services[...]
03/01/2017, SAN FRANCISCO, CA— Momentum Partners, advisors and dealmakers in cybersecurity, has announced the final 10 companies added to the firm’s annual Watch List. Each quarter 10 companies are selected after carefully weighing feedback from the[...]