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Posts Tagged ‘Dark Web’

  • Telegram: The New Channel of Choice for Conducting Cyber Crime

    Telegram: The new channel of choice for conducting cybercrime

    May 31, 2018 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Telegram: The new channel of choice for conducting cybercrime

    The Dark Web is a hive of illicit activity. From illegal guns and drug dealing to the Ransomware-as-a-Service programs, buyers and sellers can use this medium to trade and exchange both knowledge and products. The take-down of such Dark Web marketplaces,...

  • Cybersecurity predictions for 2019 according to Panda Security Annual Report

    ESET, Microsoft and FBI take down cybercrime operation

    December 5, 2017 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ESET, Microsoft and FBI take down cybercrime operation

    On Tuesday 5 December 2017, security researchers at ESET, in collaboration with Microsoft and law enforcement agencies – the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Interpol, Europol, and other stakeholders in cybersecurity – revealed that they have taken...

  • How Fake is our news and can we combat it?

    Cybercrime finds a way despite dark web shutdowns

    August 14, 2017 • General, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on Cybercrime finds a way despite dark web shutdowns

    The law enforcement operations that took down the AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were meant to strike a sizable blow to the online trade of illegal goods and services. Frequenters of these services might now think twice before placing their trust in these...

  • Dark Web’s Marketplace, Alphabay, Disappears: What Next?

    July 19, 2017 • General, Online & SocialComments Off on Dark Web’s Marketplace, Alphabay, Disappears: What Next?

    The AlphaBay dark web marketplace has been inaccessible since 05 Jul 2017. With no substantive explanation from the site’s owners, users have speculated that either an exit scam (where administrators steal user cryptocurrency deposited to the marketplace...

  • Are travel agents ready for the new payment security standards?

    Credit card swallowed by the Dark Web?

    July 7, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Credit card swallowed by the Dark Web?

    The dark web, currently hosting tens of thousands of listings for a variety of illicit goods and services has finally come to the attention of the South African market. As a place where users can anonymously purchase credentials to stolen credit card data,...