Although both the deep web and dark web are the hidden sections of the internet, they are not synonymous and should not be confused with each other
The personal information, ID numbers, phone numbers and banking details of as many as 24 million South Africans have been dumped on the “dark web”.
A suspected Iranian state-backed group appears to have been moonlighting to drive additional income, according to a new report from CrowdStrike. The security vendor claimed that the newly discovered Pioneer Kitten has been active since at least 2017 and is mainly focused on stealing intelligence which would be strategically useful to Tehran.
An examination of Hacking Team emails has revealed its Azerbaijani client, the Ministry of National Security, struggled both to understand the spyware it purchased or to use it effectively. Hacking Team regularly expressed frustration at the Azerbaijanis' intransigence and occasionally circulated contentious email exchanges for amusement.
Nefilim ransomware operators allegedly targeted the SPIE group, an independent European leader in multi-technical services. Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble reported that Nefilim ransomware operators allegedly hacked The SPIE Group, an independent European leader in multi-technical services.
Threat intelligence firm KELA shared a list of more than 900 Pulse Secure VPN enterprise server usernames and passwords with ZDNet, which a hacker had posted on the dark web in plain text.
While the dark web offers a haven for criminals and serves as inspiration for Hollywood blockbusters, it’s much more mundane in real life. Still, many businesses feed into the fallacies surrounding the dark side of the Internet, ultimately delaying their ability to protect employees and consumers.