Blog Posts Tagged with "Black Market"

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Happy Satoshi Nakamoto -Bitcoin- Day

November 01, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

One of my heroes SATOSHI NAKAMOTO only 4 years ago posted the research paper describing a new digital currency called BITCOIN. He cracked the problem that had stumped cryptographers for decades a DIGITAL CURRENCY convenient and untraceable with no over site from any government or bank...

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Russian Underground is just part of a global criminal network

November 01, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Programming services and software sales was the most common service in the criminal market, where it is possible to buy customized malware agents and any kind of applications to conduct a cyber attack such as spammers, brute-force tools and DDoS bots and exploit toolkits...

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Traveling the Silk Road: A Study of the Online Black Market

August 10, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

I've found some interesting research conducted by Carnegie Mellon computer security professor Nicolas Christin on the earnings of one of the most famous black markets in the Deep Web, the Silk Road. It seems to be able to realize $22 Million in annual revenues related to the drug market...

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Wanna Buy Some Dumps?

July 07, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano

“Dumps” are batches of stolen credit card numbers. This example of a criminal’s sales pitch for stolen dumps came to me through a comment on a blog post I wrote about credit card security. Go figure. If you scan the following message line by line, you’ll see there’s a great deal of thought put into the pitch...

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Citadel Malware May Be Coming Off the Open Market

July 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"With law enforcement hot on their heels, developers of the Citadel Trojan... dropped the bomb. The team’s spokesman declared that very soon their “software” will no longer be publicly available through the underground venues where the team has traditionally marketed and sold Citadel..."

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Anonymity and E-Commerce in the Black Market with Tor

July 02, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

A skilled attacker may be able to determine you are using a VPN to connect to Tor by fingerprinting traffic streams. Tor traffic is padded to 512 byte size packets, normal VPN traffic is not. By filtering for 512 byte streams, an attacker can determine who all is using Tor in a given area...

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Cyber Crime: Government vs. Bitcoin Anonymity

June 28, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

For anonymous transactions to be possible through Bitcoin, a mixing system must be used. There are two types: Those secure against attack from people viewing the public transaction like Bitcoin Laundry, and those secure against attack from the mixing system itself, like Open Transactions...

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System D: Bitcoin’s Underground Economy

June 27, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

What is System D? It is a term that refers to a manner of responding to challenges that requires one to have the ability to think fast, to adapt, and to improvise when getting a job done. This can be applied to hackers and of course the Tor-Onion network. They are all System D and growing because of it...

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Underground Financial Networks

June 26, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

Greendot and other Reloadable debit cards are not a safe means of conducting anonymous financial transfer. The financial networks created by these cards are very prone to network analysis. There is an unacceptable amount of cross network contamination for vendors...

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Cyber Black Market: The Underground Economy

June 18, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

On April 24 the FBI released a report on Bitcoin. At that time Bitcoins were going for $4.25. As of June 17 they were trading at $6.26. Traders will be taking a look at Bitcoin, and once they get a whiff of the virtual money, they will strike... and it looks like the commercial criminals are already doing it...

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Hierarchy Exploit Pack: New Crimeware for the Gangs

May 31, 2012 Added by:Jorge Mieres

Despite being a package for criminal exploitation within a vast range of alternatives, it remains a real risk for any information system. Consider that the Hierarchy Exploit Pack in the criminal markets has reached a stage where it is found among the best crimeware available...

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What is the Deep Web? A Trip into the Abyss...

May 25, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

The Deep Web is considered the place where everything is possible, you can find every kind of good and service for sale, but most of them are illegal. The hidden web offers cybercrime great business opportunities, hacking services, malware, stolen credit cards, weapons, etc...

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Busting the Ten Biggest Computer Security Myths

May 08, 2012 Added by:Headlines

While some of the myths addressed may seem to be common sense issues, they also represent widespread misconceptions that continue to be pervasive in the information technology world today, so a reminder that these notions are bunk seems in order...

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Domains Selling Stolen Credit Card Numbers Seized

April 30, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“By seizing the websites the criminal underground uses to blatantly sell stolen personal information, Operation Wreaking hAVoC shows that we are committed to protecting individuals online and preventing criminals from using the Internet to line their pockets..."

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Russian Cybercrime: Not Just a Localized Threat

April 25, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

The official estimates say that the global cyber crime market was worth $12.5 billion in 2011, and $4,5 billion of the market share is related to the Russian cybercrime market with $2.3 billion taking place in Russia alone. Compared to last year, the problem has doubled...

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Online Narcotics Marketplace Utilized TOR

April 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“The drug trafficking organization... was distributing dangerous and addictive drugs to every corner of the world, and trying to hide their activities through the use of advanced anonymizing on-line technology...”

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