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Woman Accused of Using Dark Web Sourced Information in Identity Theft

A 27-year-old woman from Mauston, Sauk County, is accused of using information sourced from the dark web in identity theft. The woman allegedly purchased credentials from the dark web to supplement information she stole from her victim’s mailboxes. She was placed in custody to await trial and was charged with two counts of credit card fraud and three separate counts ... Read More »

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Research: How can disclosure and dissemination of information affect levels of trust in crypto-markets?

The cryptocurrency market represents a unique chance to analyze a market with an estimated unregulated capital exceeding $13 billion, which was raised via initial coin offerings (ICOs). A recently published paper in the London Business School Review attempts to identify how much confidence investors can have in crypto markets. The paper analyzes data from more than 750 ICOs that were ... Read More »

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Research: Using HEVC to hide bitcoin transaction information

In the world of digital currencies, security and privacy represent a serious challenge. Since the launch of bitcoin, many hack attacks have occurred, leading to the loss of millions of dollars. Furthermore, when bitcoins are stolen, not only the direct victim is affected, but also the whole bitcoin market is undermined by considerable fluctuations in bitcoin’s price. Every node across ... Read More »

Ring of Fraudsters that Used Darknet Sourced Information Busted

As more cybercriminals in India turn to the dark web to acquire tools and necessary information to carry out their crimes, the cyber police of Madhya Pradesh busted a ring of fraudsters that sourced information from the darknet and used it to hack into bank accounts of their victims. The five fraudsters were arrested after police launched an investigation into ... Read More »

The State Of Texas Is Selling Personal Information of Citizens

We all know that cybercrime including identity theft has flooded the world these last few years. The ever-advancing technology has created rooms for internet crime which is costing many people their money as well as personal information. A recent study revealed that 1 out of every 16 U.S. adults has been a victim of identity theft. Now a much bizarre ... Read More »

Senate Inquiry Set to Examine Stolen Medicare Information on the Darknet

The Australian Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee revealed an upcoming probe into the circumstances surrounding the stolen Medicare numbers that ended for sale on darknet markets. The probe will also examine software and protocol issues with Health Professional Online Services, issues with My Health Record, and the method in which healthcare professionals handle Medicare information. The probe will ... Read More »

German Lawyer Provides Legal Information On Dark Net Drug Orders

Lawyer Philipp Rinklin, who is specialized in criminal law, provided legal information in cases where the defendants have ordered narcotics from the dark web. “Mr. Philipp Rinklin can also support you as an expert in criminal law competently and expertly – because it is your guaranteed basic right to be represented as a defendant in a criminal case represented by ... Read More »

University Of Liverpool Database Hacked, Information Of 6,500 Staff Members Posted On Dark Web Forum

Israeli researchers discovered that the database of the University of Liverpool had been hacked and the contact details of everyone working and teaching there was posted on a dark web forum. The information posted on the dark net domain is being promoted to launch targeted phishing attacks. According to security firm Cyberint, the name, address and work email addresses of ... Read More »

University Of Liverpool Database Hacked, Information Of 6,500 Staff Members Posted On Dark Web Forum

Israeli researchers discovered that the database of the University of Liverpool had been hacked and the contact details of everyone working and teaching there was posted on a dark web forum. The information posted on the dark net domain is being promoted to launch targeted phishing attacks. According to security firm Cyberint, the name, address and work email addresses of ... Read More »

FBI Likely Shared Information From Hacking Operation With UK

When the Federal Bureau of Investigation had busted PlayPen, an infamous child porn website on the dark net, they planted a malware to acquire the details of the users in early 2015 when the agency briefly controlled the domain. Now, it looks like that the FBI shared this info with the United Kingdom law enforcement authorities. Vithusan Puvaneswaran (21), a ... Read More »

New Information Regarding The Shiny Flakes Bust

In March 2015, Shiny Flakes, a huge deepweb vendor, who also had its own website on both the darknet and clearnet, has been busted by the German police. The police have found 320 KGs of drugs, including huge amounts of MDMA, speed, cocaine, LSD, hash and 49,000 Euro cash, precision scales and vacuum devices in the room of a Leipzig ... Read More »