Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ukraine Braces for an All-Out Cyber Attack on its Infrastructure

Nir Giller, co-founder and CTO of cybersecurity firm, CyberX, suspects that Russia is behind new malware that has been found lying in wait in key infrastructure, banks, media, and scientific research sites throughout Ukraine. However, a member of CyberX contacted me and indicated … Continue reading

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Are You Sure Your Employee Accidentally Clicked on that Phishing Link? Insider Trading on the Deep Web

The problem of inside information being sold on the deep web is not a new one, but it’s certainly one that major corporations need to begin to take more seriously. This is chiefly because more deep web sites are popping up … Continue reading

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The State of the Deep Web 2017: Part 2: The State of the Deep Web Markets

 Before the story on AlphaBay broke (see my last post), I had concluded that the deep web markets had improved since my last report on them in early 2016. At that time, I found that the deep web was operating, but … Continue reading

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The State of the Deep Web 2017: Part 1: The AlphaBay Incident and Its Implications

As I began writing this post about the deep web, news broke that the number one deep web marketplace, AlphaBay, had been compromised by a hacker known only as Cipher0007. This sent a wave of panic through an underground community … Continue reading

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