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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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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What We Learned at HLS & Cyber 2018

Posted on November 19, 2018 by Webhose

This year Webhose attended the HLS & Cyber 2018 in Tel Aviv. The conference brought together 5,000 people from over 190 companies representing 85 countries to share their insights on where HLS (homeland security) and Cyber are heading, as well as to exchange ideas and gain perspectives on how to combat the ever-growing security threats....

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Structuring the Dark Web!

Posted on January 24, 2018 by eranl

We’ve recently launched an exciting new addition to our dark web data feed (as featured on Betanews, ProgrammableWeb, and elsewhere): now, in addition to industry-leading breadth of coverage of the TOR network, we’ll also be structuring the extracted data so that it fits into a similar JSON format as our open web data feeds. The...

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Crawling the Dark Web to Detect the Next Market

Posted on July 25, 2017 by eranl

Over the past few days, the internet has been abuzz with talk of the recent blows dealt by law enforcement to two major dark web “marketplaces”, AlphaBay and Hansa market; and the subsequent suicide of Alexander Cazes – the Canadian programmer-turned-criminal mastermind behind AlphaBay, who ended his own life in a Thai prison while awaiting...

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