‘Portugal’s army lost NATO documents in a hack’
The Portuguese Armed Forces General Staff Agency (EMGFA) reportedly fell victim to a hack that resulted in the theft of sensitive NATO papers, which are currently being sold on the dark web.
EMGFA is the governmental agency responsible for controlling, planning and operating Portugal's armed fo... Read more
‘REvil hackers are making a comeback’
REvil appears to be making a comeback. Security experts discovered a dark web leak page that shows similarities to the methods of the disbanded hacking group.
Security researchers pancak3 and Soufiane Tahiri found a dark web blog used to publish new and older REvil attacks. The blog calls on in... Read more
German police shut down Hydra Market, darkweb site for drugs and data
German police have shut down Hydra Market. 17 million users and 19,000 sellers used the darkweb forum to trade drugs, data and forged documents.
German police seized 543 bitcoins (about 23 million euros) and Hydra Market's servers. The forum is offline. The site is in Russian, but some infrastru... Read more
Fujitsu admits its stolen data is being sold on the dark web
Marketo gang has announced Fujitsu on their victim list.
A group called Marketo is selling data stolen from Fujitsu on the dark web. On August 26, the criminal Marketo gang wrote on its leak site that it had 4 GB of stolen data and was selling it. They provided samples of the data and claimed th... Read more
Hackers stole and changed Pfizer’s vaccine research to damage reputation
One of the most promising coronavirus vaccine makers reported that hackers stole confidential information submitted by the company to the EU's regulatory body. On Friday, it became clear that the hackers falsified some of the information on the submissions' contents before posting it to the interne... Read more
The notorious ransomware group Maze says it is shutting down
Maze, one of the most active and well-known ransomware groups, has said that it is officially shutting down. The announcement was in the form of a statement that was full of spelling mistakes and published on Maze’s website.
For the past year, Maze has been publishing massive amounts of stolen... Read more
Android users warned after Cerberus leaks to the dark web
The source code for the banking malware Cerberus is now available for free on underground forums.
The full source code for the Cerberus banking malware has been released online, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky.
Cerberus, a sort of Trojan virus, was originally tracked in the summ... Read more
’15 billion credentials are sold on the dark web’
Credentials of 15 billion accounts are being sold on the dark web, according to research by Digital Shadows. The price ranges from under ten euros for access to streaming websites to about 100.000 euros for access to large companies.
The research 'From Exposure to Takeover: The 15 billion stolen... Read more
Why cybercriminals use forums and the dark web on a large scale
The amount of cybercrime activity has increased in recent years, despite attempts by various authorities to reduce these numbers. The underworld of the internet, especially forums and the dark web, is a popular source to spread cybercrime. Recently, security company Trend Micro conducted research t... Read more
Login details of 500,000 Zoom accounts available on dark web
The login details of more than 500,000 Zoom accounts are offered for sale on the dark web, according to research by Cybersecurity firm Cyble. The data is comprised of e-mail addresses, passwords and meeting IDs of the video conferencing app.
Cyble itself tested a number of the accounts offered, ... Read more