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How Hackers Can Use Your Boarding Pass To Easily Steal Personal Information

December 5, 2019

Your boarding pass contains a lot more data that you might realize.

Black Hat Europe 2019: Did your employee leave with the data?

December 5, 2019

Departing employees account for more than half of all insider threat incidents; Two out of three professionals openly admit to taking data with them when they quit.

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The 10 most important cyberattacks of the decade

December 4, 2019

After a number of devastating breaches and hacks, the sheer size of data lost is no longer the only indicator of severity.

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When Rogue Insiders Go to the Dark Web

December 3, 2019

Employees gone bad sell stolen company information, sometimes openly touting their companies, researchers say.

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Meet Kilos, a New Search Engine for the Dark Web

November 27, 2019

Kilos is a dark web search engine that goes where Google doesn't and works by searching through multiple dark web markets for specified products.

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Citizens Resort to Cybercrime in Venezuela as Economy Plummets

November 26, 2019

Hacking incidents in Venezuela surge as citizens resorted to committing cybercrime in exchange of cryptocurrency.

As Venezuela’s economy struggles, some of its citizens turn to a lucrative gig: Cybercrime

November 23, 2019

Hacking efforts are particularly lucrative for Venezuelans as they are sold for cryptocurrency, a welcome alternative to the country’s own currency, which has endured rapid inflation

Security pros explain Black Friday best practices for consumers and businesses

November 22, 2019

Consumers have to make sure not to fall prey to fraudulent coupons or deceptively spoofed retailer websites.

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Threat Intelligence Firm IntSights Raises $30 Million

November 21, 2019

Cyber threat intelligence firm Intsights has raised $30 million in a Series D funding, bringing the total amount raised by the company to more than $70 million.

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Macy's holiday breach highlights retailer's need for encryption and scrutiny of third-party systems

November 20, 2019

Attackers were collecting user credit card information for an entire week from the Macy's website before they were alerted. Here's how retailers can protect themselves.

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Cyber Intelligence Company IntSights Raises $30 Million

November 19, 2019

IntSights develops a database that aggregates threat intelligence and provides organizations with tailored threat analyses

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Threat Intelligence Startup IntSights Raises $30M Series D

November 19, 2019

It doesn’t make sense to have a defensive army without an intelligence unit. The same concept applies to the virtual world, according to cybersecurity-focused IntSights’ CEO Guy Nizan.

IntSights raises $30 million to detect and remediate cyberthreats

November 19, 2019

IntSights, a threat intelligence and protection platform headquartered in New York, announced that it's raised $30 million in venture capital.

Hacked Disney+ accounts are reportedly being sold for as little as $3

November 18, 2019

Thousands of Disney+ user accounts have been stolen by hackers and put up for sale on the dark web, according to multiple reports.

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What You Need to Know About Cyber Safety While Traveling

November 17, 2019

The holiday travel season kicks off in a couple weeks, when millions of people will hit the road over Thanksgiving weekend. Whether you’re jumping on a plane for an exotic vacation abroad or just road-tripping to grandma’s house, data security experts say it’s important to think before you click—both when planning your journey and once you leave home.

Report: Retail Sector Under Cybersecurity Siege

November 15, 2019

A report by cybersecurity service provider IntSights estimates that organized retail crime costs retailers about $30 billion each year.

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How Retail Companies Can Better Protect Themselves Against Cyberattacks

November 14, 2019

The sector has been hit by more data breaches than any other this year as criminal groups devise more advanced hacking methods, says threat intelligence company IntSights.

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The Dark Web's Automobile Hacking Forums

November 14, 2019

Etay Maor of IntSights Says Car Hacking Chats Thrive

As Auto Technology Advances, So Does Risk For Hacking

November 12, 2019

As vehicle technology advances, experts say it will make cars more popular targets for cybercriminals.

The Anatomy of Chinese and Russian Disinformation

November 7, 2019

In this episode of Crossroads we speak with Charity Wright, a cyber threat intelligence analyst at IntSights Cyber Intelligence, whose research and 15 years experience in the US Army and NSA give her unique insights into Chinese and Russian cyber and disinformations operations.

Chinese App ‘TikTok,’ Popular With US Teens, Raises National Security Concerns

November 6, 2019

Experts in cyber intelligence, technology, digital privacy, and trade policy told The Epoch Times that the United States is right to sound the alarm about what it perceives as genuine threats to U.S. cyber security, and that it has a warranted distrust of emerging Chinese technologies.

Your New, “Smart” Car Might Be Extremely Vulnerable To Hackers

November 4, 2019

According to a new report from IntSights, both the hardware and software found in modern vehicles are making them vulnerable to hackers. And, apparently, it’s the manufacturer’s fault, as they have underestimated the threat this poses to their cars.

Patient Data Exposed as Healthcare Fails to Upgrade Cybersecurity

November 3, 2019

A newly released study from IntSights reveals that the medical sector is failing to address the growing number of vulnerabilities that patient records databases face from unwanted intrusion.

How Hackers Exploit Automotive Software to Overtake Cars

October 31, 2019

A new report from IntSights details the ways that cybercriminals are able to break into a new generation of highly digitized cars.

Hackers finding ways to exploit automotive software to overtake cars

October 28, 2019

A new report from IntSights details the many ways cybercriminals break into a new generation of highly digitized cars.

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Auto Cyber Security Connected Car News

October 27, 2019

IntSights released the firm’s new report, Under the Hood: Cybercriminals Exploit Automotive Industry’s Software Features.

Washington Journal: Charity Wright Discusses Cybersecurity & Campaign 2020

October 25, 2019

Cyber threat intelligence analyst Charity Wright discusses cyber threats and disinformation campaigns targeting the 2020 elections.

Security by Sector: Cyber-Criminals Seek to Exploit Automotive Manufacturing

October 21, 2019

A new report from global intelligence firm IntSights, Under the Hood: Cybercriminals Exploit Automotive Industry's Software Features, has highlighted the cyber-threats facing manufacturers in the automotive industry, shining a light on how and why hackers are looking to infiltrate automobile infrastructure.

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As car manufacturers focus on connectivity, hackers begin to exploit flaws

October 18, 2019

Car manufacturers offer more software features to consumers than ever before, and increasingly popular autonomous vehicles that require integrated software introduce security vulnerabilities.

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Facebook's Instagram poised to be 2020 disinformation battleground, experts say

October 21, 2019

Facebook announced Monday that it removed 50 Instagram accounts linked to a Russian-backed influence campaign — and just one Facebook account.

Hackers exploit software features of automotives

October 17, 2019

IntSights Reveals Automotive Software Features – Cybersecurity Points of Exposure in New Research Report

Q&A: Former NSA Chinese espionage expert details cyber-threats

October 13, 2019

Charity Wright, former NSA Chinese espionage expert, and current threat researcher with global threat intelligence firm, IntSights, has released a new analysis on Chinese influencer campaigns.

Safeguarding your Digital Identities in a Hostile World

October 10, 2019

Gone are the days when a user is defined solely by a username and password. In today’s online world where everything is tracked, safeguarding your digital identity is crucial both for individuals and for businesses. Solutions already exist to help safeguard digital identities, but the threat of identity theft is increasing steadily and it’s uncertain who is going to win the battle.

The Hot 150 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2020

October 9, 2019

Annual list of the world’s hottest pure-play cybersecurity companies

Cyber Warfare in Vietnam

October 4, 2019

Vietnam’s growing reputation for cyber espionage has seen cybersecurity firms accuse the country’s state-sanctioned hackers of being responsible for attacks on everything from Toyota to the ASEAN Secretariat.

Hackers Are Impersonating Each Other to Hide Their Real Agendas

October 2, 2019

Threat actors have been using cyber-disguises to keep their true intentions secret, according to a report published today by Optiv Security. The CTIE comprises contributions from Optiv’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (gTIC), cyber threat intelligence company IntSights, and Carbon Black, a leader in cloud endpoint protection.

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Yahoo porn hacking breach shows need for better security: 5 ways to protect your company

October 2, 2019

This week, a former Yahoo employee pleaded guilty to hacking into the email accounts of more than 6,000 users, looking for porn. Companies need to protect themselves from similar security breaches. Here's what to do.

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Charity Wright, IntSights, On Online Manipulation Campaigns

September 30, 2019

Discussing the many ways that some governments in the world run manipulation campaigns online, Charity Wright, a current threat researcher with IntSights, and former NSA Chinese espionage expert, touches on some important issues. In an interview with TechNadu, Wright goes into more details, trying to help us better see the reality we live in.

Cybercriminals are Targeting Healthcare Industry For Lucrative Information to Steal

September 23, 2019

Hackers are generally assumed to be going after bank account numbers or financial institutions. But a recent study from cybersecurity firm IntSights shows hackers are now taking aim at healthcare institutions for lucrative information to steal.

China Deploying Troll Army to Save Face over Hong Kong

September 23, 2019

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong pose a threat to China’s reputation, prompting the Chinese Communist Party to deploy a workforce of thousands in a propaganda counter-offensive. The Chinese government responded to the protests from June onwards with a large-scale psychological operation designed to alter Western perception and to save face in front of the world, according to a new study threat intelligence firm IntSights.

Governments Still Struggling to Contend with Weaponized Social Media Platforms

September 20, 2019

A report from a former NSA operative says countries across the world are still adjusting to the new reality of sophisticated cyberwarfare.

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What Is Sold (and at What Price) on the Black Market Now

September 16, 2019

A key part of security efforts is determining the value of information and goods on the black market in order to better gauge the risks for certain types of data. Two reports, one from Armor and another from IntSights, reveal what’s being sold on the black market and for how much in U.S. dollars.

Exposed, Misconfigured Databases Put Patient Data at Risk

September 16, 2019

About one-third of healthcare databases stored both locally and in the cloud are currently exposing sensitive patient data; IntSights researchers found one database leaking EHR records.

Cybercriminals Shop for Admin Access to Healthcare Portals

September 13, 2019

When people think about hackers and their targets, most assume cybercriminals are after bank account numbers or financial institutions. But a new study from cybersecurity firm IntSights shows hackers are now honing in on healthcare institutions for lucrative information to steal.

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For Sale: Admin Access Credentials to Healthcare Systems

September 13, 2019

Cybercriminals are "upping their game" by stealing and then auctioning off on the dark web administrator access credentials to healthcare organizations' clinician and patient portals, says Etay Maor, chief security officer at threat intelligence firm IntSights.

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Criminals Auction Admin Access “Master Keys” To Health Care Records

September 13, 2019

The cybercriminal underground has long had its eye on the health care industry. Historically speaking, the financial industry was the primary target, but it didn’t take long for cybercriminals to recognize the goldmine that is the health care industry. There are three key reasons the health care records are a lucrative target.

New Black Market Richlogs Emerges On Dark Web

September 12, 2019

A website on the dark web named Richlogs has emerged as a competitor to the Genesis market, selling digital identities. By collecting and stealing “digital fingerprints” from users’ web browsers, including IP address, web traffic, and operating system information, hackers can impersonate online users and access their sensitive data, include bank accounts, tax sites, and social media accounts.

Russia’s Political, Legal Climate Raises Red Flags

August 30, 2019

Security professionals obviously are aware of the need to keep up with the latest threats, while concerns about specific geographic regions are usually just a subset of things to keep in mind. However, Russia-based risks should be on security teams’ radar screens, especially those doing business in or with enterprises from this region, said security analysts from IntSights.

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The Rise of Digital Fingerprints in the Dark Marketplace Threatens Identities

August 28, 2019

The implications are frightening, as it gives anyone the ability to intrude and mimic a user identity online. An overview of top dark web and the digital identities marketplace comprised of stolen “digital fingerprints” of a user’s web browsing device (i.e., IP address, OS information, time zone, user behavior).

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China’s Spies Are on the Offensive

August 26, 2019

China’s spies are waging an intensifying espionage offensive against the United States. Does America have what it takes to stop them?

Digital identity sales on the rise through newly popular ‘dark web’ site

August 21, 2019

A new report from external threat intelligence firm IntSights Inc. details the rise of a “dark web” forum specializing in a digital identities market that offers stolen “digital fingerprints” of a user’s web browsing history.

New IntSights report examines fast-emerging dark web market for digital identities

August 21, 2019

A new IntSights report, “Digital Browser Identities: The hottest new black market good,” cites “a particularly strong rise” in an illicit dark web market that emerged this spring as a new source for stolen “digital fingerprints.”

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Q&A: Digital browser identities and the new illicit trade

August 21, 2019

IntSights has released the company’s research brief “Digital Browser Identities: The Hottest New Black Market Good” which provides an overview of the Richlogs marketplace and the digital identities market. Ariel Ainhoren provides the details.

Digital Browser Identities on Richlogs is The Hottest Thing Right Now

August 21, 2019

A new digital fingerprint marketplace called Richlogs is on the rise on the dark web at the moment, competing directly with Genesis.

How to protect yourself and your organization against digital identity fraud

August 21, 2019

Captured through malware and sold on the Dark Web, the "digital fingerprints" of your web browsing can be used to impersonate your identity online, as described in a new report from IntSights.

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Millions of Records Exposed in Biometric Database

August 14, 2019

BioStar 2's public data exposure could spell disaster for users. The exposure of a centralized biometric database highlights a deeper problem, warned Charity Wright, cyber-threat intelligence analyst and researcher at threat protection company IntSights Cyber Intelligence.

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Violent crackdown on Hong Kong protests amid concerns about mass surveillance

August 13, 2019

Amid a violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong, experts are raising concerns about technology reportedly being used by the Chinese government to monitor demonstrations.

New report describes acute threat from criminal cyber actors in Russia

August 9, 2019

A new report by cyber firm IntSights on the dark web in Russia describes an advanced criminal hacking community in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States that operates with impunity -- as long as it's attacking abroad and steering clear of Russian government and industry targets.

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Russia's new cyber laws will fuel online crime

August 9, 2019

Russia's Sovereign Internet law looks to re-model the country's self-contained internet system on China's. That's according to the latest report by cyber intelligence firm IntSights, which analyses the implications of Russia's upcoming internet laws, particularly its 'Sovereign Internet' law, on consumers, businesses, and cyber crime.

#BHUSA Scope of Russia's Dark Web Revealed

August 8, 2019

Revealing new research around the Russian dark web, Ariel Ainhoren, research team leader at IntSights told Infosecurity that local websites to Russia were a “unique part of the dark web” due to local laws and government influence.

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The Evolution of Russia's Dark Web

August 8, 2019

Russia is the birthplace of the Dark Web, and its tech-savvy population includes some brilliant hackers. We talk to two researchers who will present a report on the topic here at Black Hat.

Russia ‘turns a blind eye’ to its hackers going after Western organizations: Report

August 8, 2019

Allegations that sophisticated Chinese and North Korean based criminal groups are targeting Western governments and corporations aren’t new. But a report out today says the leading threat actors come from Russia. “There is no other hacking community that can boast such a breadth of knowledge, resources, and manpower,” says the report from New York-based IntSights Cyber Intelligence.

How powerful are Russian hackers? One new law could transform global crime operations

August 8, 2019

The introduction of Russia's Sovereign Internet rules is having an impact on the way criminal hackers around the world do business. This is according to security house IntSights, which says that the law, set to become official in a few months, will force many hacking groups to change the way they operate both in Russia and in other countries.

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Dark Consequences: Former NSA operative presents an eye-opening report

August 1, 2019

Governments around the world are taking steps to direct and manage the use of the internet within their borders. Geopolitical situations and apprehension about data privacy give way to restrictions for commerce and civilian internet use. In most cases, actions to restrict access to the global internet is meant to enhance security for ingenuous users and protect businesses. Whether the reason is political or security in nature, laws governing internet users are growing in popularity as are the consequences and global impact of those measures.

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Vietnam becomes latest target, records over 6,210 cyber attacks since Jan 2019

August 1, 2019

Cyber threat intelligence firm IntSights issued a threat brief on the growing Vietnamese cybercriminal landscape. It also mentioned state-affiliated or state-aligned groups APT32 (OceanLotus) and APT-C-01 (Poison Ivy), as well as local cyber legislation that is promoting the development of cyber subterfuge among Vietnamese young people.

New International Laws Pose New IoT Security Questions

July 30, 2019

Security has long been a thorn in the side of IoT. But what are the ramifications of the uptick in nations aiming to control data flow within their borders?

New Laws in Asia Pacific Impact Threat Landscape

July 22, 2019

The Chinese government is enabling law enforcement and military to monitor citizen behavior through advanced artificial intelligence and video surveillance, according to Charity Wright, former NSA and cyber threat intelligence analyst, IntSights Cyber Intelligence.

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A Conversation from RSA Conference 2019 APJ | Charity Wright

July 18, 2019

Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli of ITSP Magazine chat with Charity Wright 雷倩, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst at IntSights, as part of their RSA Conference 2019 APJ event coverage from the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Will Developing Nations Turn to Cybercrime to Fuel Their Economy?

June 26, 2019

Vietnam is one developing nation believed to be using cyberattacks to generate money. As banks and financial institutions are increasingly targeted by financially motivated malicious actors the world over, protecting these organizations from cyberthreats is increasingly important, yet expensive.

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Vietnam Cyber Threat: Government-Linked Hackers Ramping Up Attacks

June 6, 2019

Vietnam-linked hackers have ramped up their efforts in recent years, attacking foreign economic competitors and governments alike.

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Vietnam Rises as Cyberthreat

June 6, 2019

The country's rapid economic growth and other factors are driving an increase in cybercrime and cyber espionage activity.
Vietnam has rarely been associated with cybercrime activity in the same way other Asian nations, such as China, North Korea, and Iran, have in recent years. But that could change soon.

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Vietnam Cyber Threat: Government-Linked Hackers Ramping Up Attacks

June 5, 2019

A new report by IntSights identifies Vietnam as a rising cyber threat due to increased activity of state-backed hacking groups

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Study Reveals Flash Flood of Stolen Credit Card Data in Early 2019

May 14, 2019

That cybercriminals target financial services more than any other industry isn’t surprising. But the dramatic explosion of stolen credit card data over the last year is setting off some alarm bells.

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CONSUMER CATCH-UP: CVS Closing 46 Stores, Credit Card Hacks on the Rise, and Alaska Airlines Tops "Best Airlines" List

May 2, 2019

Hackers are targeting financial services more than any other industry - and the attacks are often successful. Threat intelligence company IntSights released a study on the cyber threats that banks and financial services face, which found that they were the targets of 25.7% of all malware attacks last year - more than the other 27 industries tracked.

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Compromised Credit Cards Increased 212% Last Year

May 2, 2019

Hackers are becoming a bigger threat to banks and financial institutions.

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Dark Web-Leaked Banking Credentials Leap 129%

April 30, 2019

A new report into the financial services threat landscape shows that there has been a huge increase in the number of banking credential leaks, while instances of compromised credit cards increased by 212 percent year-on-year.

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Dark Web-Leaked Banking Credentials Leap 129%

April 30, 2019

IntSights has released a new report on the threat landscape for the financial sector. It shows that the number of compromised banking credentials surged last year, and the same is true for stolen credit card details.

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1 in 4 Malware Attacks Targets Financial Services Firms: Report

April 29, 2019

A cybersecurity firm found a surge in credential leaks and compromised credit cards in 2018.

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Credit Card Compromise Up 212% as Hackers Eye Financial Sector

April 29, 2019

Financial services firms saw upticks in credential leaks and credit card compromise as cybercriminals go where the money is.

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Cybercrime: 25% Of All Malware Targets Financial Services, Credit Card Fraud Up 200%

April 29, 2019

Research published on Monday by cyber threat intelligence company Intsights paints a bleak picture for cybersecurity across the global financial services industry.

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Breach Concerns: Stolen Card Data Still Survives Five Years Later

April 25, 2019

The dark web is a haven for stolen data, personal and financial information - and keeps fraud threats alive for years.

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How Online Merchants Can Combat E-Commerce Fraud

April 24, 2019

A study of a stolen credit card by Riskified and IntSights reveals how scammers use card information and how merchants can guard against this type of fraud.

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Facebook's Dark Web: A Bold Hacker's Paradise

April 11, 2019

The obviousness of bad actors' actions means they are "either very smart or very stupid," said Ariel Ainhoren, head of threat research at IntSights.

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CTech's Monday Roundup of Israeli Tech News

April 3, 2019

AirBnb faces sanctions in Texas over settlements ban; Via’s Tel Aviv public transport service to launch in late March

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DDoS Attacks or DEA? DreamMarket is Closing, But No-One Knows Why

March 27, 2019

It has been going for six years, but Dream Market is closing down according to admins who left a message telling people to go use a partner platform.

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Dark Web Marketplace Dream Market to Close After U.S. Police Nab Suspected Vendors

March 27, 2019

One of the most popular dark web marketplaces says it will cease operations next month, an announcement that came on the same day international authorities said they’d spent eight months investigating digital drug dens.

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So Long and Farewell: Dream Market Says Goodbye

March 26, 2019

Cyber-criminals have long relied on the Dark Web’s largest marketplace, Dream Market, to buy and sell illicit goods, but today threat researchers at IntSights and Flashpoint found that the notorious online store is scheduled to shutdown on April 30, 2019.

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Hospitality Sector is a Hacker Magnet Impacting All Organizations' Business Travelers

March 20, 2019

The hospitality sector cyber-risk is highly relevant to the enterprise ast business travel is an inescapable reality for many. It is consistently at the top of the data breach charts - a magnet to those who covet data.

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Highly Connected Hotel Industry Continues to be Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

March 20, 2019

Fraud in travel is on the up, according to a number of recently released reports from experts in the field.

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Hacker Who Stole 620 Million Records Strikes Again, Stealing 127 Million More

February 27, 2019

A hacker who stole close to 620 million user records from 16 websites has stolen another 127 million records from eight more websites, TechCrunch has learned.

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Swipe Right on Crime

February 24, 2019

Police across the globe have successfully infiltrated leading dark web criminal markets. The result is that the trade in illegal drugs, stolen credit cards and indecent images of children is shifting to encrypted mobile phone apps. The crooks believe their business is protected by 'uncrackable' technology. So what should Government and the telecoms companies do to ensure criminals do not exploit secure encryption?

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Credential-Stuffing Hackers Reportedly Break Hearts, Accounts at OkCupid

February 11, 2019

Dating can make people feel vulnerable enough, especially in the run up to Valentine’s Day, without hackers blocking access to their OkCupid accounts and potentially tapping their personal information.

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Supply and Demand (For Security)

December 27, 2018

2018 was the year that raised the alarm in earnest about potential vulnerabilities in the supply chain for enterprise computing systems. But with such diverse networks and widespread dependence on third parties, how can organizations expect to plug all potential leaks? Karen Epper Hoffman reports.

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As the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season Approaches, so Too do Criminals, Especially fo Online Merchants - Digital Transactions

October 24, 2018

Merchants should expect even more consumers to shop online this holiday shopping season. They also should expect even more fraud attempts.

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How to Engage Your Cyber Enemies

December 18, 2018

Having the right mix of tools, automation, and intelligence is key to staying ahead of new threats and protecting your organization. There's a lot of talk about "cyber threat intelligence" these days, but very few organizations have fully implemented and operationalized a program.

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30% of Healthcare Databases Are Exposed Online

December 11, 2018

Despite the fact that electronic health records (EHR) contain extremely sensitive information about individuals, it is shockingly easy for malicious actors to get their hands on them, Intsights security researchers have discovered.

Report: 30% of Healthcare Databases Exposed Online

December 10, 2018

Hackers are using the Dark Web to buy and sell personally identifiable information (PII) stolen from healthcare organizations, and exposed databases are a vulnerable attack surface for healthcare organizations, according to a new cybersecurity research report.

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Is Your Healthcare Database Exposed Online

December 5, 2018

Up to 30 percent of healthcare databases are exposed online, according to a new report. The report, written by Ariel Ainhoren, a security researcher at the cybersecurity firm IntSights, found how easy it is for someone to search for and find vulnerable or exposed databases on the dark web and elsewhere.

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Increased Dark Web Activity Putting Merchants and Consumers at Risk

October 26, 2018

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting retailers and their customers through digital and social channels as retailers leverage new channels for increased revenue opportunities.

E-Commerce in Greater Jeopardy With Soaring Numbers of Stolen Card Data

October 25, 2018

An almost tripling of the number of false retailer websites designed to phish for customer credentials and black-market listed stolen goods for resale are some findings in a new report.

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Increasing 'Dark Web' Activity Puts Retailers at Risk

October 25, 2018

Retailers may be leveraging more digital channels to increase revenue opportunities, but these are also fertile ground for cyber-thieves. This was according to “The Retail and E-commerce Threat Landscape Report” from e-commerce fraud-prevention firm Riskified, and IntSights Cyber Intelligence, a provider of enterprise cyber threat intelligence and mitigation solutions. The study, which analyzed the transaction-level results of hundreds of millions of purchases between Q3 2017 and Q3 2018, revealed new tactics used by fraudsters.

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Retail Fraud Spikes Ahead of Holidays

October 25, 2018

Researchers note massive increases in retail goods for sale on the black market, retail phishing sites, and malicious applications and social media profiles. A massive year-over-year increase in retail fraud is spelling bad news for shops and shoppers ahead of the holiday season, according to a new study focused on cybercrime in the sector.

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Online Phishing Sites Skyrocket in Number During Past Year

October 25, 2018

Be careful, online shoppers. Fake retail websites can harvest your personal information and credit card numbers, warns a new report. The number of fake retail websites designed to phish for customer information is on the rise, according to a joint report published Wednesday by e-commerce fraud prevention company Riskified and cyber intelligence company IntSights.

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Yikes! Online Phishing Attacks Up 297% Over Last Year

October 24, 2018

It's no question that online shopping has continued to grow over the past few years, making it easy to order anything you like from practically wherever you like.

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Modern Day Bank Robbing: How Hackers Are Becoming Public Enemy No. 1

October 15, 2018

For hackers, the internet is the getaway car and malware is the firearm. Stealing money or data is easier than it was in the 1930s thanks to technology.

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Why Humans Are Necessary to the Threat Hunting Process

September 19, 2018

For thousands of years, humans have worked to collect intelligence on their enemies. Intelligence gathering is not a new practice; in fact, it is one of the oldest war tactics dating back to biblical times, when warlords and army commanders used it to gain advantages over their rivals.

IntSights: Tailored Threat Intelligence for Proactive Defense

September 3, 2018

Founded in 2015, IntSights is changing the way companies’ approach, consume and operationalize threat intelligence.

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A Rare Glimpse Inside the Chinese Cybercrime Underground

August 21, 2018

China has long been judged to have one of the most prolific, best funded hacking apparatus of any nation bar the US and Russia. Its PLA military units and shadowy Ministry of State Security (MSS) have engaged in countless cyber-espionage operations over the past decade, stealing IP, trade and state secrets designed to give the country an economic and geopolitical advantage.

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Messages from Black Hat: Cybersecurity Tools are Better, and the Risk is Worse

August 15, 2018

A duality of messages permeated last week's Black Hat and Def Con conferences: Cybersecurity tools are improving, business and government entities alike are better organizing themselves, and yet, the cyber threat environment continues to darken and grow more dangerous.

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Asian Dark Web Communities Thrive on Cultural Differences

August 10, 2018

A new report sheds light on the little-understood dark web markets in Asia, showing how they’re driven by cultural differences and local government policies.

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A Guided Tour of the Asian Dark Web

August 9, 2018

To gain a better understanding of Asian onion sites and black markets, researchers from IntSights embarked on a six-month long investigation and analysis.

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Chinese Cyber-Criminals Take Chances on the Surface of the Web

August 9, 2018

The Chinese hacking community operates by-and-large out in the open, using code words to avoid government scrutiny and benefitting from state support when attacks are aimed outside the country, according to a new report.

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Japanese Dark Web Drug Dealers Are so Polite, They'll Offer 'a Refund' if You're Not Satisfied

August 8, 2018

Internet underground outside the West takes a different tone. The concept of the "dark web" in Asia is way different to what peeps in Europe and the Americas are used to.

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Asia's Hackers are Finding a Home on the Dark Web

August 8, 2018

While the vast majority of Asia-focused cybersecurity research examines government-backed threats, a new report shows that the region’s dark web is becoming a fertile training ground for independent hackers to learn more skills and trade new exploits.

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Report Finds Previously Unexamined Cyber Threats Lurking in Asia's Dark Web

August 8, 2018

Cut-rate prices for powerful cyber attack tools, hacktivist sites with stolen bounty ranging from FBI and DHS personnel files to data from the cell phone of Paul Manafort’s daughter, and Chinese sites offering – for yuan, not bitcoins – a full gamut of illicit services and products were among the findings in a report released here today that offers a deep dive into the “dark web” in Asia.

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The Asian Dark Web - An Inside Look

August 7, 2018

The Asian Dark Web is one of the most difficult to penetrate. “Many people have heard of it, while some might even have the courage to install the TOR browser and visit the dark web for themselves. Whether you’ve visited the dark web or not, it’s important to understand how it’s used by cybercriminals and different underground communities so that you can leverage it as a source of threat intelligence,” explains Itay Kozuch.

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Digital Risk Protection in 2018: New Vendors, New Leaders, New Wave

July 17, 2018

Take a look at how 14 DRP vendors stack up in this emerging market. You will find detailed vendor profiles and analysis evaluating how well they monitor and mitigate organizations’ external, digital risk environments.

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Amount of Bank Data for Sale on Dark Web up 135%

July 13, 2018

An IntSights report also finds a 24% increase in mobile banking malware infections in one year. The shadier parts of the internet are bursting at the virtual seams with account logins, card numbers and other stolen financial data put up for grabs, according to a new report from cyber intelligence platform company IntSights.

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Surge in Hacked Credit Card Information Offered for Sale on Web

July 12, 2018

The number of hacked U.S. credit cards whose information was offered for sale to other criminals on the dark web jumped by about two-thirds in the first half of this year, according to a cybersecurity research firm.

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Surge in Hacked Credit Card Information

July 12, 2018

The number of hacked U.S. credit cards whose information was offered for sale to other criminals on the dark web jumped by about two-thirds in the first half of this year, according to a cybersecurity research firm.

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Hackers Are Selling Access to Law Firm Secrets on Dark Web Sites

July 12, 2018

It would be hard to walk into to a major business and walk away with all its sensitive information. But sometimes that's not the case when it comes to online networks.

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Dark Web Chatter Helpful in Predicting Real World Hacks, Firm Says

July 12, 2018

Some hacks are serendipitous events for skiddies who happen across a website with an easily exploitable common vulnerability. Others, especially the major breaches of major enterprises, are planned and executed with care.

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Threats Financial Organizations Will Face in 2019

July 12, 2018

What type of threats will financial services and banking organizations face in 2019? According to IntSights Cyber Intelligence, they should be prepared for breaches effected through compromise of established vendor software or SaaS products, and vulnerable third-party, open source software implemented in the applications they use.

Banks Suffer an Average of 3.8 Data Leak Incidents Per Week

July 11, 2018

New study examines how financial services information is sold and shared in the Dark Web.

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China Hacking Underground Shows Rising Prowess

August 8, 2018

New Report Reveals New Malware, New Threats, New Threat Actors. Much of the attention around Chinese hacking is directed toward the so-called advanced threat groups suspected to have links to the country's government.

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Global Cybersecurity Market in Healthcare Report 2018-2030

January 25, 2018

The digital revolution has transformed the way businesses operate across the globe. However, digitally stored information is prone to hacking and manipulation by cyber criminals. The concern is validated by the fact that more than 5.1 million records are compromised due to data breaches every day.

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2018 Security Predictions: It's Still the Wild, Wild West

December 11, 2017

The last US presidential election revealed the dangers and the difficulties of prognostication. But that doesn't deter those determined to look ahead at what we may face in 2018.

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Casino Resorts Face Many Dark Web Threats Security Biz

December 6, 2017

Global cybersecurity firm IntSights Cyber Intelligence Ltd says it has identified nearly 1,500 online security threats – from the so-called “Dark Web” – aimed at casino resorts within a six-month period.

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Security Provider Report on Cyber Threats Facing the Gaming & Leisure Sector

November 30, 2017

The report examines the current internal and external threats facing the Gaming and Leisure sector, specifically looking into issues with leaked credentials, registered fake or phishing domains, and identifying employees on target lists of malicious actors. The report also looks at the influence of the dark web in increasing attacks on the gaming industry.

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60 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

November 26, 2017

Cyber threat detection will become more automated and advanced in threat classification and analysis. The next stage in the utilization of dark web monitoring will be the automation of HUMINT (human intelligence) - the interactions with threat actors necessary for deeper investigations.

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Is Your Data Being Sold on the Dark Web?

November 3, 2017

Monitoring the dark web to see if your data is being sold there is risky, but solutions and services are available to help.

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