Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 16:48:36 +0000

Federal investigators in the United States, Germany and the Netherlands announced today the arrest and charging of three German nationals and a Brazilian man as the alleged masterminds behind the Wall Street Market (WSM), one of the world’s largest dark web bazaars that allowed vendors to sell illegal drugs, counterfeit goods and malware. Now, at least one former WSM administrator is reportedly trying to extort money from WSM vendors and buyers (supposedly including Yours Truly) — in exchange for not publishing details of the transactions.

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2018 Malware Forecast: questions and answers

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:00:02 +0000

Sophos principal research scientist Chester Wisniewski talks about trends covered in the 2018 Malware Forecast.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43841&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/VDR2U1iuXl0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (July 24 – July 30)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 19:21:14 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 24th of July to the 30th. We talked about ransomware, the Dark Web, smart toys, encryption, and other.

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Explained: the Dark Web

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:00:33 +0000

How is the Dark Web different from the regular internet? We unravel a few misconceptions to bring you closer to the truth.

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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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