Millions of stolen passwords sit on the dark web, meaning your finances and your data is at risk from getting into the hands of fraudsters. You may think your password is secure, but without checking, you could be leaving yourself at risk of becoming a fraud victim.
While individual hackers may at least be able to make their own judgements on what’s legal and where they must draw the line, those working in firms may not even be aware of what they are actually doing. Politicians, companies and activists are increasingly being targeted by a secretive industry. How does it work?
A Salisbury man faces multiple drug related charges after he was arrested by Rowan County Sheriff’s Office investigators at a local hotel. Wesley Tyler McKeehan, 33, of the 6200 block of Grandeur Drive, was charged Tuesday with four counts of felony trafficking in heroin or opium, three counts of felony possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance schedule II.
Data Viper, a security startup that provides access to some 15 billion usernames, passwords and other information exposed in more than 8,000 website breaches, has itself been hacked and its user database posted online. The hackers also claim they are selling on the dark web roughly 2 billion records Data Viper collated from numerous breaches and data leaks, including data from several companies that likely either do not know they have been hacked or have not yet publicly disclosed an intrusion.
Having a strong Dark Web intelligence posture helps security teams understand emerging vulnerability trends.
"You can interact with the torturers for a fee: for example, ask for an arm to be amputated or spill boiling oil on the child's body." Two Italian teenagers have been accused of paying Bitcoin to watch children be sexually abused, tortured and murdered.
Security researchers have discovered a database containing millions of emails and usernames up for sale on the dark web, linked to a well-known UK ticketing provider.