Two days after crooks started advertising the Data Keeper Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) on the Dark Web, ransomware strains generated on this portal have already been spotted in the wild, infecting the computers of real-world users.
A study of 150 of the most prominent Dark Web message boards, marketplaces, and illicit services reveals that Litecoin is currently the second most widespread cryptocurrency among cyber-criminals, and not Monero or Ethereum, as most users would have guessed.
A UK court has sentenced a 19-year-old teenager to eight years in prison for buying a car bomb on the Dark Web with the intention of killing his parents.
A UK man living in a caravan park has pleaded guilty last week to cyber-attacks on 17 websites and selling stolen user information on the Dark Web.
A malware author by the name of Luc1F3R is peddling a new ransomware strain called Halloware for the lowly price of $40.
Authorities in Atlanta, Georgia, have filed official charges against Ronald L. Wheeler, III, a 24-year-old Illinois man known mainly for his online persona of Trappy, or Trappy_AB (Reddit username), the official spokesperson for the AlphaBay Dark Web market.
The takedown of three major Dark Web markets by law enforcement officials over the summer has driven many vendors of illegal products to set up their own shops that, in many cases, are not properly configured and are leaking the underlying server's IP address.
Despite not supporting end-to-end encryption, the Discord service is insanely popular among Dark Web cyber-criminals, nine times more popular than the second-ranked Telegram app, according to a report released this week by Dark Web threat intelligence firm IntSights.
A hacker or hacker group is selling a strain of ATM malware that can make ATMs spit out cash just by connecting to its USB port and running the malware.
Administrators of various underground hacking forums hosted on both the public Internet and Dark Web are having serious discussions about the "good idea" of allowing the sale of ransomware via their platforms.
Russian police acknowledged today that they were responsible for taking down RAMP [Russian Anonymous Marketplace] — a Tor-based market that primarily sold drugs — a Russian Interior Ministry official told Russian news agency TASS today.
Two days ago, Bleeping Computer came across a new Dark Web portal that allows users to search Tor Onion sites in the same way users utilize Shodan to discover Internet-exposed services.
The Daily Stormer, the most well known of all white supremacy online portals, was forced to move today to the Dark Web after various service providers dropped the site from their infrastructure.
On Monday, US authorities announced the arrest of a suspect who used Tor to disguise his online identity and coerce underage female victims into sending sexually explicit images and videos in a tactic commonly referred to as "sextortion."
Dutch Police are aggressively going after Dark Web vendors using data they collected from the recently seized Hansa Market.
It was a series of monumental OpSec (operational security) mistakes that led to AlphaBay's demise, according to a series of documents released today by the US Department of Justice.
Today, in coordinated press releases, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Europol announced the takedown of two Dark Web marketplaces — AlphaBay and Hansa Market.
AlphaBay, an online marketplace that sold illegal products on the Dark Web, has been taken offline following raids in three countries, according to several reports.
A new malicious app disguised as a modified version of the Tor Browser is targeting users looking to buy illegal products off the Dark Web.