According to the U.N., the pandemic and subsequent lockdown has raised demand for cannabis, with a particular rise in Europe. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in long periods of isolation, social distancing mandates, and disruption to lifestyles across the globe.
Incert, the Luxembourg State digital defence agency says it has located the data of 188,000 Luxembourg residents for sale on the darknet. On the darknet, the supermarket of terrorism and organised crime--also used by journalists in totalitarian countries--Incert spotted the data of 188,000 Luxembourg residents among 514 million data sets from Facebook and April 2019.
More criminals in Northern Ireland are using social media and the dark web to sell drugs, according to a senior police officer. Det. Supt. Rachel Shields said officers had also adapted their tactics to combat the online sale of illegal drugs.
REvil ransomware gang immediately auctioned sensitive data after a card services provider failed to cover their ransom. The REvil ransomware gang is auctioning off sensitive information, stolen from debit card services provider, Interacard.
Kurtis Minder, co-founder and CEO of GroupSense, explains why the coronavirus has been big business for bad actors. Dan Patterson, a Senior Producer for CBS News and CNET, interviewed GroupSense co-founder and CEO Kurtis Minder about what people should be aware of when it comes to coronavirus-related scams. The following is an edited transcript of the interview.
Accused ordered hydro weed online, sold it to college students. The Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested two accused who were allegedly part of a well-organised drug trafficking ring, where cannabis of superior quality was ordered through the dark web and sold to college students in Bandra and nearby areas.
Sometimes, the world surprises itself with a strange turn of events. Such a case occurred as a former employee of KFC had more than $2.29 million in assets confiscated, having generated it in an online drug network he managed from the attic in his home. These assets were seized by the Leicester Crown Court on the 8th of June, marking an end to a multi-billion crypto drug empire a man ran from the attic of his house.