The dark web is perceived as the underbelly of the internet world but it’s not all as negative as it may seem, says UNSW computer security expert.
[news release] Tuesday, a coalition of law enforcement agencies across the world announced the results of a coordinated operation known as DisrupTor which targeted vendors and buyers of illicit goods on the dark web.
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released new data on cybercriminal operations and patterns for buying and selling goods and services in the underground. Trust has eroded among criminal interactions, causing a switch to e-commerce platforms and communication using Discord, which both increase user anonymization.
Positive Technologies experts have analysed illegal marketplaces on the dark web and found a flood of interest in accessing corporate networks. In Q1 2020, the number of postings advertising access to these networks increased by 69 percent compared to the previous quarter. This may pose a significant risk to corporate infrastructure, especially now that many employees are working remotely. “Access for sale” on the darkweb is a generic term, referring to software, exploits, credentials, or anything else that allows illicitly controlling one or more remote computers.Continue reading Positive Technologies: darkweb market is packed with offers to purchase access to corporate networks