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Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2015
Former Employee tried to sell Yandex Source Code for Just $29K

A former employee at stole the source code of the Yandex Search Engine and its algorithms and tried to sell the for tens of thousands of euro. A former employee, Dmitry Korobov, of Russian search engine Yandex is accused of stealing the source code and algorithms implemented by the company. The man alleged attempted to sell […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 05, 2015
The senior advisor behind Silk Road has been arrested

Roger Thomas Clark the alleged mentor of Ross Ulbricht, the owner of the most popular black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Thailand. The alleged mentor of Ross Ulbricht, the owner of the most popular black market Silk Road, has been arrested in Thailand and charged with conspiring to traffic drugs and money laundering. Roger Thomas Clark (54) […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2015
200,000 Comcast login credentials available on the Dark Web

During the weekend, nearly 590,000 Comcast email addresses and passwords were offered for sale on a BlackMarket in the dark web. It is now the turn of Comcast, over the weekend nearly 590,000 Comcast email addresses and passwords were offered for sale on a BlackMarket in the dark web. As proof of the authenticity of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 01, 2015
Agora Black Market fearing Tor vulnerabilities goes down

Agora black marketplace announced Tuesday evening that it will go temporary offline fearing the exploitation of the Tor flaws recently discovered. Operators of principal black markets are concerned about the real level of anonymity offered by the Tor network after the discovery of critical vulnerabilities affecting the anonymizing system. The administrators of the Agora black market, one […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 12, 2015
Facebook API flaw Left 1.44 Billion Users’ Identities at risk

A security flaw in the Facebook API allows hackers to decrypt and scan user IDs, nearly 1.44 billion Facebook users are at risk of identity theft. The security researcher Reza Moaiandin, Technical Director at Salt Agency, discovered a flaw in Facebook’s API that can allow hackers to scan for user ID, and that leaves about […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 28, 2015
Darkode black market back online with security improvements

The administrator of the popular Darkode hacking forum announced that the platform will back online soon with new security improvements. A few days ago Darkode, a black market specialized in the sale of exploit kits and hacking tool was shut down by an international operation of law enforcement. A joint operation run by the FBI and other […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 04, 2015
Bugs in Tor exploited to run DoS against black markets

A severe vulnerability  in Tor network was exploited by attackers to run denial of service attacks against two underground black markets. An operator of an underground black market hosted on the Tor network revealed that hit site suffered a DoS attack that exploited a flaw in Tor architecture. The event is not isolated, a similar […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2015
Darknet Sheep Marketplace website owner arrested

Thomas JiĹ™ikovskĂ˝ suspected of owning the black marketplace Sheep Marketplace, an alternative for Silk Road, was arrested while trying to buy a luxury house. The Operation Onymous and the seizure of the popular Silkroad black market have deeply influenced the underground ecosystem. The closure of Silkroad advantaged other black markets like Evolution and Sheep Marketplace. The Evolution […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 29, 2015
Uber logins available for sale in the Deep Web

Security experts have discovered al least two different vendors offering stolen Uber customer logins in a black market on the Dark Web. ArsTechnica has discovered that two vendors on a marketplace in the underground are offering active Uber credential. During the weekend the vendors “Courvoisier” “ThinkingForward” are claiming to sell valid Uber logins respectively for $1 […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 18, 2015
Admins of the EVOLUTION Black market exit scamming

The Evolution Black Market, the most popular an online black marketplace appears to have vanished, it seems that admins of the website exit scamming. The security community is paying attention to the evolution of dark markets following the operation Onymous conducted by law enforcement in November. Law enforcement in a joint effort against cybercrime seized dozens of black […]