Why Darknet Markets Persist

Data Breach Today

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'

Data Breach Today

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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Analysis: Are Darknet Markets Here to Stay?

Data Breach Today

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

Israeli Marketing Company Exposes Contacts Database

Data Breach Today

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

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!

179 Arrested in Darknet Market Crackdown

Data Breach Today

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

Cybercrime Black Markets: RDP Access Remains Cheap and Easy

Data Breach Today

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.

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.

COVID-19 and Financial Markets: 'Unprecedented Times'

Data Breach Today

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

Why Encrypted Chat Apps Aren't Replacing Darknet Markets

Data Breach Today

Many Vendors of Illegal Drugs, Weapons, Hacking Tools Prefer Markets With so many cybercrime markets continuing to disappear, why haven't encrypted messaging apps stepped in to fill the gap? They might seem to be the perfect solution to admins stealing buyers' and sellers' cryptocurrency - via an exit scam - or police infiltration. But encrypted apps have their own downsides

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.

Hacked Subway UK marketing system used in TrickBot phishing campaign

Security Affairs

Subway UK confirmed the hack of a marketing system that was used to send out phishing messages to deliver malware to the customers. Hackers have compromised a marketing system in Subway UK and used it to send out phishing messages to deliver malware to the customers.

Darknet Markets Push Fake Coronavirus Vaccines, Test Kits

Data Breach Today

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

Investment Adviser's View of Cybersecurity Market

Data Breach Today

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

For Sale on Cybercrime Markets: Real 'Digital Fingerprints'

Data Breach Today

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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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.

Stung by Takedowns, Criminals Tap Distributed Dark Markets

Data Breach Today

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

Media and Marketing Leaders: It’s Time to Stand Up For Truth

John Battelle's Searchblog

An idea has been tugging at me for months now, one I’ve spent countless hours discussing and debating with leaders in marketing, media, and journalism. Why “information equity” matters.

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.”

Darknet Disruption: 'Wall Street Market' Closed for Business

Data Breach Today

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

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Cybercrime Markets Sell Access to Hacked Sites, Databases

Data Breach Today

But a number of cybercrime markets sell such access, in some cases for as little as 50 cents Payment Card Theft, Ransomware Facilitated by Cybercrime-as-a-Service Offerings One mystery with the recently discovered payment card sniffing attacks against such organizations as British Airways and Newegg has been how attackers might have first gained access to the victims' networks.

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

Cybercrime Research: For the Greater Good, or Marketing?

Data Breach Today

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. That sequence of events has raised questions about information sharing and highlighted law enforcement's reliance on private cybersecurity researchers

Worldwide Capture Software Market grows 16.5%

Document Imaging Report

Geneva, Switzerland – October 6, 2020 – Infosource, the leading analyst firm covering the Capture Software market, reported that analysis of its annual Worldwide Market Survey showed that the market for Capture Software experienced double-digit growth for the fourth year in a row. In 2019, the worldwide market grew by 16.5% Case Management applications are in demand in top vertical markets including: Government, Retail Banking, and Healthcare. Capture 2.0

Data-Driven Marketing 101

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

5G Wireless Market Size and Forecasts

Information Matters

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

Data Breach Today

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

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

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Preps for Public Market Return

Data Breach Today

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.

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.

Salesforce Security Alert: API Error Exposed Marketing Data

Data Breach Today

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

Popular Marketing Tool exposes data of users of dating sites

Security Affairs

“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.

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.

Marketing Firm Exposes 340 Million Records on US Consumers

Data Breach Today

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. consumers. The database is the latest in a long line of databases to have been left exposed to the internet without authentication, thus putting people's personal data at risk

The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

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

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.

FBI Arrests Suspected Admin of Russian Cybercrime Market

Data Breach Today

Kirill Firsov Suspected of Operating Deer.io The FBI has arrested a Russian national who allegedly ran an online forum that enabled cybercriminals to buy and sell stolen data and personally identifiable information

EU Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts aim at setting new rules for tech giants

Security Affairs

The European Union is going to unveil two laws, the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts, that will impose new rules for tech giants. The proposed laws focus on critical aspects of the European Union market, including competition and making platforms that host the content.

Financial Fraud Drives Multi-Factor Authentication Market

Rippleshot

Fighting the rise of payment fraud and cyber attacks has also fueled the growth of the fraud prevention, detection and risk mitigation markets. Among those trends is the multi-factor authentication market that continues to see new investments as financial fraud rises. A new report from Adroit Market Research indicates that by 2025, the multi-factor market will be worth roughly $20.41

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.