dark web

identity theft

Children’s Personal Data and SSNs Are Being Sold on the Dark Web

The data includes names, phone numbers, addresses, and Social Security Numbers.
Joseph Cox
dark web

Dunkin’ Donuts Loyalty Points Accounts Are Dirt Cheap on the Dark Web

This week Dunkin’ Donuts announced hackers had broken into customers’ loyalty accounts. So what happens to them once hackers have a wad of loyalty points?
Joseph Cox
The Weakest Link

How Hackers Sell Luxury Hotel Rooms for Next to Nothing

From Bangkok to New York, fraudsters have an established, underground market of selling dirt cheap rooms at 5 star hotels as well as international flights.
Joseph Cox

The Canadian Government Is Going to Scan Social Media to See If You Smoke Pot

The data will allegedly be anonymous, and the government will also look into activity on dark web markets.
Jordan Pearson

FBI Refuses to Release Dark Web Kingpin Arrest Video It Already Showed and Bragged About

The bureau rejected a FOIA request without explaining why.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Feds Pose as Cryptocurrency Money Launderer to Bust Alleged Dark Web Dealers

In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
Joseph Cox

Reddit Bans Subreddits Dedicated to Dark Web Drug Markets and Selling Guns

Reddit announced new changes to its content policy, which led to the end of r/DarkNetMarkets and other communities dedicated to discussing potentially illegal activities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
dark web

FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody

At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

There’s Now a Dark Web Version of Wikipedia

People living under censorious regimes can use it to surf Wikipedia.
Jordan Pearson
Internet Police

IRS Cybercrime Agent Lurks Dark Web Subreddit Looking For Hackers

Even the taxman lurks on r/DarkNetMarkets.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Users Freak Out After Dark Web Market Goes Down And Funds Go Missing

Never a dull moment in the world of dark web marketplaces.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Internet Insecurity

The Self-Proclaimed Equifax Hackers Are Likely Nothing More Than Amateur Scammers

The alleged hackers already got their dark web site and email suspended over suspicions that they’re not really who they claim to be.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai