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.

Back to the Future: Notorious AlphaBay Market Reboots

Data Breach Today

Darknet Market Only Accepts Monero, Promotes Malware and Botnets, Bans Ransomware The notorious AlphaBay darknet marketplace appears to be getting rebooted by "DeSnake," who claims to have been the security administrator for the previous iteration, which law enforcement officials took down in 2017.

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The Tape Storage market in 2022

IG Guru

The post The Tape Storage market in 2022 appeared first on IG GURU. Cyber Security Storage Enterprise Backup Tape Tape Backup Tape MarketCheck out the link here.

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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.

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!

Darknet Markets Compete to Replace Joker's Stash

Data Breach Today

Researchers Identify 6 Underground Markets as Potential Successors Cybercriminal gangs operating darknet stolen payment card marketplaces are scrambling to attract customers from the now-closed Joker's Stash card market, according to the security firms Kela and Flashpoint

Led by Hydra, Darknet Markets Logged Record Revenue

Data Breach Today

Global Cybercrime Market Revenue Surged to $1.7 Billion in 2020, Chainalysis Reports Darknet markets just had their best year ever, led by Hydra, which accounted for 75% of the $1.7 billion in 2020 revenue such markets generated, Chainalysis reports.

Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

Data Breach Today

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

How the Hydra Darknet Market Broke the $1 Billion Barrier

Data Breach Today

Research Report Describes Marketplace's Evolving Tactics The Hydra darknet marketplace, which initially focused on narcotics sales, now also offers stolen credit cards, SIM cards, VPN access and cryptocurrency laundering services, with annual sales exceeding $1 billion, according to a new research report, which explains the market's tactics.

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.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Rushed to Market: DearCry Ransomware Targeting Exchange Bug

Data Breach Today

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

600,000 Payment Cards Stolen From Swarmshop Darknet Market

Data Breach Today

Group-IB: Administrator, Seller and Buyer Data Also Stolen For the second time in two years, the contents of the darknet payment card marketplace Swarmshop have been removed and posted to a competing underground forum, Group-IB reports.

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

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.

EU Parliament Gives Green Light to Digital Markets Act

Hunton Privacy

On December 15, 2021, the European Parliament adopted its position on the proposal for a Digital Markets Act (“DMA”), ahead of negotiations with the Council of the European Union.

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.

The rise of millionaire zero-day exploit markets

Security Affairs

Researchers detailed the multi-millionaire market of zero-day exploits, a parallel economy that is fueling the threat landscape. The increased demand for exploits is fueling a millionaire market where these malicious codes are incredibly expensive.

Identity Authentication Access Market Set to Hit $28.9B in 2021

Dark Reading

Market forecasts, drivers, and trends are explored With more staff working remotely, identity, authentication, and access (IAA) has never been more important.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

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

Joker’s Stash Carding Market to Call it Quits

Krebs on Security

Joker’s Stash , by some accounts the largest underground shop for selling stolen credit card and identity data, says it’s closing up shop effective mid-February 2021. The announcement came on the heels of a turbulent year for the major cybercrime store, and just weeks after U.S.

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.

Modernizing Content Services to Keep Pace with Market Demands

OpenText Information Management

Feeling the competitive pressures of an increasingly digital landscape, the retailer wanted to simplify vendor … The post Modernizing Content Services to Keep Pace with Market Demands appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

1M compromised cards available for free in the underground market

Security Affairs

It’s especially unusual for a previously unknown market player. Further research revealed that the post was nothing but a very bold ad to scale up the user base of newly established card shop All World Cards, which joined the carding market in May 2021.

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.

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

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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The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

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

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

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.

Marketers: Your Role In Social Discourse Is Critical

John Battelle's Searchblog

The first post reviews the media and platform ecosystem, and laments the role brand marketers have played in its demise.) . Large digital platforms like Facebook and Google have cornered the market on audience attention, often with devastating impact on our national dialog.

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

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. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.