Why Darknet Markets Persist

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Ease of Use and Few Alternatives Keep Bringing Users Back Empire is the latest darknet market to "exit scam," meaning administrators ran away with users' cryptocurrency, leaving the market to fail.

Bye-Bye Bitcoins: Empire Darknet Market 'Exit Scams'

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Darknet Market Is the Latest to See Administrators Steal Users' Cryptocurrency Message to anyone who placed or fulfilled an order via the world's largest darknet market, Empire, in recent weeks: Say bye-bye to your cryptocurrency.

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179 Arrested in Darknet Market Crackdown

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Authorities Seize Virtual Currency, Drugs, Firearms An international coalition of police agencies made 179 arrests and seized virtual currency, cash and drugs based on intelligence gathered from earlier takedowns of the Wall Street and Alphabay darknet marketplaces

Analysis: Are Darknet Markets Here to Stay?

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis on why criminals continue to use darknet markets, despite the risks. Also featured: Hackers target Virgin Mobile KSA; coping with COVID-19 stress

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Israeli Marketing Company Exposes Contacts Database

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Data includes Names, Addresses, Email Addresses, Phone Numbers An Israeli marketing company left the authentication credentials for a database online, exposing more than 140 GB worth of names, email addresses and phone numbers. based security specialist who became frustrated after receiving unwanted marketing messages over SMS

Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

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stock markets suffering their worst day since 1987 on Monday, most technology firms took a hit as Wall Street continues to be rattled by the COVID-19 crisis. Experts predict this will drive fresh waves of consolidation and M&A in the cybersecurity market, as well as growth in hot areas Experts: This Week's 'Black Monday' Likely to Accelerate Security M&A Activity With U.S.

COVID-19 and Financial Markets: 'Unprecedented Times'

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COVID-19: Modern society has never seen anything like it, and neither have financial markets. Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez analyzes the impact of the disease caused by the new coronavirus on public and private companies' valuations, as well as technology buyers and the threat environment

Cybercrime Research: For the Greater Good, or Marketing?

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As Governments Underinvest in Law Enforcement, Private Firms Fill Intelligence Gap U.S. prosecutors this week unsealed an indictment against the alleged hacker "Fxmsp" after his identity was revealed in a cybersecurity firm's report.

Cybercrime Black Markets: RDP Access Remains Cheap and Easy

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A recent look at black market offerings by security firm Armor finds that the sale of stolen payment card data, RDP credentials, ransomware and DDoS services remains alive and well Also Hot: Payment Card Numbers, Identity Packets, DDoS Attacks, Shell Companies Cybercrime is surging, thanks in no small part due to the easy availability of inexpensive hacking tools and services.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Darknet Markets Push Fake Coronavirus Vaccines, Test Kits

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A New Study Shows Shady Markets Are Attempting to Capitalize on the Pandemic Researchers are seeing a spike in opportunism by fraudsters and cybercriminals seeking to profit from the COVID-19 crisis. Underground online markets are offering a range of pandemic-related goods, from face masks to fraudulent vaccines

Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

Krebs on Security

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. The now-defunct Wall Street Market (WSM). The seizure message that replaced the homepage of the Wall Street Market on on May 2.

Cybercrime Markets Sell Access to Hacked Sites, Databases

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But a number of cybercrime markets sell such access, in some cases for as little as 50 cents

Investment Adviser's View of Cybersecurity Market

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What does the 2019 market hold? Brad Topchick of Mooreland Partners on the Trends Driving 2019 Growth Broadcom acquired CA. AlienVault became AT&T Cybersecurity. These are just two of the deals that headlined in 2018. Brad Topchick, managing director of Mooreland Partners, shares insights

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

For Sale on Cybercrime Markets: Real 'Digital Fingerprints'

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Genesis and Richlogs Markets Sell Victim Data for Faking Out Anti-Fraud Systems Cybercrime marketplaces Genesis and Richlogs are helping fraudsters to better impersonate legitimate users of banks, eBay, Amazon, Netflix and more by providing them with victims' legitimate "digital fingerprints" and replay tools designed to fool anti-fraud defenses

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Stung by Takedowns, Criminals Tap Distributed Dark Markets

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Law enforcement success inevitably sparks criminals to become more innovative, including shifting from centralized markets - such as Hansa and Wall Street Market - to encrypted and distributed marketplaces, says the University of Surrey's Alan Woodward

Direct Marketing Takeaways From the Draft ICO Code of Practice

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Although the public consultation period on the draft direct marketing code of practice issued by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) closed on March 4, 2020, organizations engaged in direct marketing may want to pay attention to the guidance now. Issued in January 2020, the draft ICO code of practice on direct marketing updates existing guidance that was developed before the GDPR went into effect.

Salesforce Security Alert: API Error Exposed Marketing Data

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Marketing Cloud Data Potentially Accessed or Corrupted Over 6-Week Period Cloud-based CRM giant Salesforce.com is warning some of its Marketing Cloud users that any data they stored may have been accessed by third parties or inadvertently corrupted because of an API error that persisted for six weeks.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

Marketing Firm Exposes 340 Million Records on US Consumers

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2 Terabyte Database Includes Up To 150 Fields With US Consumers' Data A computer security researcher has discovered a vast marketing database containing 340 million records on U.S.

Popular Marketing Tool exposes data of users of dating sites

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“The various websites were all using the same marketing software built by email marketing company Mailfire — who was responsible for the leak.” The post Popular Marketing Tool exposes data of users of dating sites appeared first on Security Affairs.

Darknet Disruption: 'Wall Street Market' Closed for Business

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Suspected Admins Arrested in Germany and Alleged Top Narcotics Vendors in US German police have disrupted Wall Street Market and arrested its alleged administrators, who apparently "exit scammed" with $13 million in bitcoins, while U.S. authorities detained two of the site's alleged top narcotics vendors. Separately, Finnish police disrupted Silkkitie, aka Valhalla Marketplace

Italian police shut down darkweb Berlusconi market and arrested admins

Security Affairs

Italian law enforcement shut down the ‘Berlusconi market’ black market and arrested three suspected of being its administrators. Italian financial police “Guardia di Finanza” shut down the ‘Berlusconi market’ black market hosted on the Tor network and arrested three administrators. “This is the fourth operation after those of the US FBI and the Dutch Police agsinst Silk Road , AlphaBay and Hansa Market.”

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

7 Principles to Help Marketing and Compliance Work Together Without Compromising

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The marketing and compliance departments don’t always hit it off from the start. Marketing is all about grabbing attention via creativity, uniqueness, and flair. Marketing chafes at those rules, while compliance reflexively shuts down outside-the-box thinking.

Edge Computing Market Size and Forecasts

Information Matters

Edge Computing Market Size and Forecasts From: Allied Market Research URL: [link] Published: May 2019 Data: “The edge computing market size was valued at $ 1,734.8 The post Edge Computing Market Size and Forecasts appeared first on Information Matters. Edge Computing Market Forecast Data Market Size Data

5G Wireless Market Size and Forecasts

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The post 5G Wireless Market Size and Forecasts appeared first on Information Matters. 5G Market Forecast Data Market Size DataThe number of 5G connections to grow from roughly 10.0 million in 2019 to 1.01 billion in 2023. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 217.2% over the 2019-2023 forecast period.

Cyber Insurance: Important Lessons for New Markets

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One of the major challenges for CISOs is on deciding the indemnity limit for cyber insurance, says Bhishma Maheshwari, executive vice president at Marsh India

The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!

Driving shareholder value through marketing

OpenText Information Management

In recent blogs I’ve talked about the importance of proving the value of marketing and my predictions for marketing trends in 2020. But what does this mean for the CMO and the marketing organization?

Marketing and the GDPR

IT Governance

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has big implications for marketing departments and how they can advertise products and services. Marketing personnel will be pleased that direct marketing comes under “legitimate interest”, one of the six lawful bases for processing.

Online marketing company exposes 38+ million US citizen records

Security Affairs

The CyberNews research team discovered an unsecured data bucket that belongs to View Media, an online marketing company. Most of the CSV files contain user records for what we assume to be target demographics for either digital or physical marketing materials.

How emerging markets are embracing the post-COVID reality

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… The post How emerging markets are embracing the post-COVID reality appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Innovation is borne out of necessity, opportunity, or both. And that has never been more true than during the pandemic and national lockdowns.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

New Malware Shows Marketing Polish

Dark Reading

A new strain of point-of-sale malware skims credit card numbers and comes via a highly polished marketing campaign

Dark web Empire Market still down after 3 days. DDoS attack or exit scam?

Security Affairs

The dark web marketplace Empire Market has been down for at least 3 days, two of the possible reasons, an exit scam or a prolonged DDoS attack. The popular dark web site Empire Market has been down for at least 60 hours, it hasn’t been down for so long since 2019.

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Preps for Public Market Return

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Firm Eyes IPO That Could Raise $1 Billion, The Wall Street Journal Reports Cybersecurity firm McAfee is reportedly planning a return to the public market, eyeing an IPO that could happen as early as later this year, raise $1 billion and value the company at $5 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Marketing production in life sciences

OpenText Information Management

Most effective marketing strategies engage a plurality of channels to reach their target audience. Channels such as email, websites, microsites, mobile apps, social media, video ads and webinars are now the pivotal elements for an effective and compelling multi-faceted marketing strategy. But in regulated industries like life sciences, the ability to swiftly leverage new digital … The post Marketing production in life sciences appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!