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Dark web markets continue to evolve after big takedowns, Europol says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

The lifecycles of individual marketplaces have shortened, and "no clear dominant market has risen over the past year."

A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.

500,000 victims pummeled in multi-stage BitBucket malware scheme

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

The number of malware types deployed is "unprecedented," according to Cybereason.

Indictment of Capital One suspect alleges breaches of 30 companies, cryptojacking

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Paige Thompson faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted. The indictment also includes charges of cryptojacking.

'China Chopper' web shell makes a comeback in Lebanon, other Asian countries

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Cisco's Talos team has found an old favorite of threat groups.

Criminal campaign uses leaked NSA tools to set up cryptomining scheme, Trend Micro says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The research is a reminder that it is not just state-sponsored hackers that have reportedly co-opted the leaked NSA tools.

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blames hackers in theft of $40 million in bitcoin

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

“The hackers had the patience to wait, and execute well-orchestrated actions through multiple seemingly independent accounts at the most opportune time,” the company said.

Financial crime outpaces espionage as top motivation for data breaches, Verizon report finds

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The figures again demonstrate how, despite an industrywide focus on technology, many breaches require human trust to be successful.

Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

Symantec has evidence that Chinese-linked hackers were using NSA-authored tools at least a year before they were publicly leaked by the Shadow Brokers.

International cops shutter two dark web sites, arrest three accused of running Wall Street Market

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Wall Street Market featured more than 1.15 million customer accounts and 5,400 registered sellers who accepted payments in bitcoin and Monero.

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