Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be over but holiday shopping season continues all month long. As you search to get the perfect gifts you might find yourself shopping in stores but the convenience of making your purchases online is unbeatable. Besides being able to shop from the comfort of your home, many consumers are choosing online rather than physical shopping due to the variety of products they find online, delivery options and ease of searching.
The dark web is an environment that is always changing and evolving as law enforcement authorities seek to crack down on its activities and expansionist efforts. The recent events highlighted below are of note as they have significantly affected the operational environment of the dark web.
Every year cyber criminals devise new high profile and sophisticated attacks against organizations worldwide. 2017 is no exception: from complex ransomware attacks to large data breaches, it is obvious this year’s cyber-attacks have caused major damage. Below you will find the most prominent cyber security news so far and the lessons they’ve left behind.
There are many misconceptions about the dark web and what goes on in the “digital underground”. Though the dark web is usually associated with criminal activities including drug dealing, human trafficking, selling counterfeit consumer goods and many other malicious acts, not everything in the dark web is completely “dark”.
Many questions are frequently asked about the dark web and to further understand it here are some of the greatest myths and truths to help answer them.
In today’s cyber-focused environment, data breaches have become a common situation affecting many companies, whether a result of a targeted attack or an inside job. This form of cybercrime has exposed the data of billions of individuals and resulted in significant losses to the global economy.
Before the advent of high-resolution security cameras, dye packs and GPS trackers, criminals would simply walk into a branch, pull out their guns, take the money and escape on their steeds. The criminals have evolved. They would then walk right up to the teller, hand them a note, and walk out with a bag full of money, right past blue-haired grandmothers updating their bankbooks and blue-collared workers depositing their paychecks. Technology evolved. So did the criminals. Now, criminals are robbing banks in even easier ways.