Cyber Updates – June 10, 2021

Posted on June 10, 2021 by Webhose

This month we see many trends and developments in cyber data. Dark web actors now prefer Telegram over dark web forums and marketplaces. Phishing and ransomware is on the rise. More than 520 suspects in Seoul were rounded up for trading drugs on the dark net – and identified via their use of cryptocurrency.  But...

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Webhose Cyber Updates – May 27th

Posted on May 27, 2021 by Webhose

This month our cyber updates include the addition of many new ransomware groups to Webhose’s coverage, including N3tw0rm and Marketo, among others. We are also continually adding and monitoring social media sites that advocate free speech like Bitchut, Rumble MEWE – and of course Parler – that contain many far-right-wing extremist discussions. Proud Boys One...

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All You Need to Know About Tools and Methods of Email Phishing Attacks

Posted on May 27, 2021 by Liran Sorani

The FBI reported phishing attacks to be the top cybercrime threat to organizations in 2020. That makes sense, since it’s one of the most common hacking methods for stealing personal information. In any phishing attack, the hacker’s goal is to trick individuals into providing him their sensitive information. This might include an email, bank account,...

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Cyber Updates – May 13th, 2021

Posted on May 13, 2021 by Webhose

This month our cyber updates include the Aurora exit scam, the hijacking of Dark.fail, and the seizure of BoysTown pedophilia site. Of course, no cyber update would be complete without mentioning the colossal Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and the DarkSide hacking group responsible for it.  But before you read on, take a minute to learn more...

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Discover the Tools and Methods of DDoS Service Providers

Posted on May 13, 2021 by Ziv Fried

A Distributed Denial-of-Service attack, also known as a DDoS attack, is an attempt of a threat actor to crash a service (like a website), server or network by overflooding it with Internet traffic. This is usually done through a group of bots named botnets. Each bot sends traffic to the targeted IP address, often resulting...

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Cyber Updates – May 1st, 2021

Posted on May 1, 2021 by Webhose

This month our cyber updates include the recent REvil ransomware attack targeting Apple, the addition of Tea Horse Marketplace to Webhose’s coverage and the largest gift card sale in the dark web that included 3,000 top global brands.  Chemical Weapons Sales Discovered on the Dark Web Chemical weapons are chemicals containing toxic properties that are...

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