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560 million records stolen from Ticketmaster
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Experts are expecting a wave of identity theft: the parent company of Ticketmaster had to report that hackers had lightened its systems by 560 million records of customer data. Now 1,3 terabytes of data are for sale on the dark web. The data from Ticketmaster and its parent company Live Nation Entertainment had already been offered for sale as a data set on the Darknet, but there was no report yet about the hack by the ShinyHunters group. Now the company was forced to report the data loss under American law and publish a corresponding report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, as...

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Data leak: Dell customer data probably on the dark web
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Dell is currently informing its customers via email that there has been an incident involving customer data. The news sounds harmless and Dell sees no risk for its customers. However, the database was already on the dark web and was advertised there as containing 49 million records by customers. The message sent by Dell to its customers reads quite unspectacular. In the letter, Dell asserts that it takes data protection very seriously and would therefore like to inform customers about the theft of a database. The hackers would have name, address and the type of...

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Darknet: 34 million Roblox credentials on offer
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Kaspersky cybersecurity experts have discovered 34 million stolen credentials for the online game platform Roblox on the dark web. Identity theft and credential hacks via infostealer attacks continue to increase. Between 2021 and 2023, almost 34 million login details for the online game Roblox were stolen and published on the dark web. Overall, the number increased by 231 percent from around 4,7 million in 2021 to 15,5 million in 2023. Taken together, data leaks from entertainment platforms such as Twitch, Electronic Arts, Sony PlayStation and Steam increased by 112 percent in the three years to. Massive access data to…

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BKA destroys darknet marketplace “Nemesis Market”
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The Federal Criminal Police Office BKA has shut down the illegal darknet marketplace “Nemesis Market”. The platform with over 150.000 users enabled mass trafficking in narcotics, fraudulently obtained data and various cybercrime services. The Frankfurt am Main Public Prosecutor's Office - Central Office for Combating Internet Crime (ZIT) - and the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) secured the server infrastructure of the global illegal darknet marketplace "Nemesis Market" in Germany and Lithuania on Wednesday and closed it. At the same time, digital assets amounting to 94.000 euros in the form of cryptocurrencies were confiscated. The measures took place as part of parallel investigations and in...

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Data offering: Every third company appears on the dark web
Every third company appears on the dark web

In the last two years, one in three companies worldwide have offered compromised data for sale on the dark web. The sale of access data to the company's infrastructure poses a major threat. In total, between January 2022 and November 2023, Kaspersky Digital Footprint Intelligence discovered around 40.000 messages in forums, blogs and Telegram shadow channels that revolved around the trading of internal company databases and documents . Sales of access data on the Darknet increased by 16 percent. However, in some news, access to company infrastructures was also offered. More than 6.000 such messages identified the…

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Data on the Darknet: ALPHV hacks US defense company Ultra  
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Most recently, BlackCat fought with the FBI with ALPHV - now the APT group has landed a new hack: The US company Ultra I&C, which supplies Switzerland, NATO and many other countries with military equipment and cybersecurity, is said to have lost 30 GB of data have them available for download on the dark web. There is currently no official statement from Ultra I&C (Ultra Intelligence & Communications) on the hack by the Russian APT group BlackCat with the ransomware ALPHV, but other bodies, such as the Swiss Army, have. The Federal Department of Defense and Civil Protection…

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Open battle between FBI and ALPHV – BlackCat
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The FBI continues to take action against the APT group ALPHV alias BlackCat. The FBI briefly blocked the group's leak page on the dark web. Now it's open again and ALPHV announces in Russian that 3.000 companies will never receive the keys to their ransomware. There has never been a more open exchange of blows between the FBI and an APT group. The FBI published a statement saying that it had taken over various ALPHV servers and was now making a decryption tool available to 500 victims. “In dismantling the BlackCat ransomware group, the Department of Justice has...

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AI as a dark force in cybercrime
AI as a dark force in cybercrime

Two research reports show the current use of AI for attacks and, on the other hand, the attitude of cyber criminals to artificial intelligence is analyzed by examining dark web forums. The surprise: Not every criminal is convinced of the benefits of AI. Sophos today published two reports on the use of AI in cybercrime. The report "The Dark Side of AI: Large-Scale Scam Campaigns Made Possible by Generative AI" uses a concrete case study to examine how fraudsters could use technologies like ChatGPT in the future to carry out large-scale fraud attacks with minimal technical skills...

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IoT devices: threat from the dark web
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IoT devices are a popular target for cybercriminals. On the Darknet, these attacks are offered as a service. In particular, services for DDoS attacks carried out via IoT botnets are currently very popular. Services for attacks on IoT devices are increasingly being offered on the dark web. Kaspersky security experts identified over 2023 advertisements for DDoS attack services in various darknet forums in the first half of 700. DDoS attack services for $63,50 In particular, services for DDoS attacks carried out via IoT botnets are obviously very popular with cybercriminals. The costs for these services vary – depending on the existing DDoS protection,…

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