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Unexplained cyberattacks sow chaos among dark web markets

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

A three-week long wave of cyberattacks against several popular dark web marketplaces has left the notorious underground e-commerce economy drenched in uncertainty.

The business models behind ATM malware empires

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Sophisticated criminal operations have strategic vision and perhaps even insider help.

What will become the new alpha of dark web marketplaces?

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Flashpoint CEO Josh Lefkowitz talks with Greg Otto on the change in the hierarchy of dark web marketplaces and if anyone will ever rise to the stature of AlphaBay.

WannaCry's bitcoins were converted to Monero, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The responsible parties may have relied on Monero since it hides both ends of a transaction, as well as the amount.

Jeff Sessions made investors want to throw money at dark web intelligence firms

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"Regardless of your politics, when Jeff Sessions stands up and says 'the dark net is a concern,' that gets a lot of attention."

How the global grid hacks shape foreign policy

by CyberScoop Staff • 4 months ago

John Bambenek examines a wild week in cybersecurity, complete with a breakdown of the energy grid hacks, Ron Wyden's call for DMARC, and the closing of high-profile dark web markets.

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