FEMA IT Specialist Charged in ID Theft, Tax Refund Fraud Conspiracy

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 22:07:37 +0000

An information technology specialist at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was arrested this week on suspicion of hacking into the human resource databases of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in 2014, stealing personal data on more than 65,000 UPMC employees, and selling the data on the dark web.

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A week in security (July 17 – July 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:41:39 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 17th of July to the 23rd. We discuss the recent Dark Web market take downs and lots more.

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Hansa Market on Dark Web seized by Dutch police

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:53:48 +0000

Dutch and US authorities revealed the results of an international cooperation to take down markets on the Dark Web trafficking in drugs, weapons, malware, and stolen data.

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Hansa Market on Dark Web was controlled by Dutch police

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:53:48 +0000

Dutch and US authorities revealed the results of an international cooperation to take down markets on the Dark Web trafficking in drugs, weapons, malware, and stolen data.

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After AlphaBay’s Demise, Customers Flocked to Dark Market Run by Dutch Police

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:23:23 +0000

Earlier this month, news broke that authorities had seized the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay, an online black market that peddled everything from heroin to stolen identity and credit card data. But it wasn’t until today, when the U.S. Justice Department held a press conference to detail the AlphaBay takedown that the other shoe dropped: Police in The Netherlands for the past month have been operating Hansa Market, a competing Dark Web bazaar that enjoyed a massive influx of new customers immediately after the AlphaBay takedown.

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