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Dark Web

Explore the importance of dark web monitoring in enhancing organization cybersecurity and mitigating potential risks

Understanding the Dark Web and its Threats The dark web refers to a part of the internet that is not indexed by search engines and requires specific software, such as Tor, to access. It is a breeding ground for illegal activities, including the sale of stolen data, hacking tools, drugs, and other illicit goods. Organizations need to understand the threats posed by the dark web in order to effectively protect their sensitive information and prevent cyberattacks.

Has your personal data been breached on the dark web?

The dark web can feel like a mysterious underworld, a hidden corner of the internet where there are no rules. It’s a place where stolen data gets traded, and cybercriminals plot their next attacks. Just because it’s dark, that doesn’t mean you have to be blind to the threats lurking there. That’s where ManageEngine Log360 comes in with a powerful new integration for Constella Intelligence.

Notorious Nemesis Market Seized by German Police

Nemesis Market, a notorious corner of the darknet beloved by cybercriminals and drug dealers, has been suddenly shut down after German police seized control of its systems. Germany's Federal Criminal Police (known as the BKA) has announced that it has seized the infrastructure of Nemesis and taken down its website. At the same time, cryptocurrency worth 94,000 Euros was seized by police.

Compromised Credentials Postings on the Dark Web Increase 20% in Just One Year

Data trends show a clear upward momentum of posts from initial access brokers on the dark web, putting the spotlight on what may become cybersecurity’s greatest challenge. Any organization that has made cybersecurity a priority is laser focused on putting preventative measures, multiple means of detection, and a response plan in place.

Busting the SugarLocker Syndicate: Syndicate's Secrets and Takedown Tactics

Sugarlocker Summary On February 23, 2022, the operator linked to the SugarLocker ransomware, utilizing the pseudonym "gustavedore," was conspicuously seeking new partnerships on the Dark Web. SugarLocker operates through a highly flexible Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) framework, facilitating extensive customization for its users in the clandestine corners of the Dark Web.

ChatGPT and the dark web: a dangerous alliance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now present in almost every aspect of our lives. However, its influence is particularly relevant in the field of cybersecurity, where it impacts both defense and attack. While it has become a great tool to protect an organization's digital assets, it has also been weaponized by cybercriminals to spread and execute increasingly sophisticated and difficult to detect cyberattacks.

Another Ransomware-as-a-Service Known as "Wing" Takes Flight on the Dark Web

Analysis of this newly-spotted service makes it clear that the newest entrant into the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) space has taken note of where predecessors are lacking and launched a better product. Given the financial and operational disruption ransomware has caused since last year, any headline about a new RaaS will surely lead to anxiety and grimace for IT and security professionals.

Cybercriminals Celebrate the Holidays with Dark Web Data Dumps, Dubbed "Leaksmas"

Millions of data records and GBs of data from organizations around the globe were made freely available to cybercriminals to coincide with dates around Christmas of 2023. The pressure presented by cybercriminals threatening to publish data on the web is very compelling. After all, what company wants to be responsible for millions of everyday people potentially becoming victims of scams and cyber attacks? That’s right, not a single one.