by Paul Ducklin In a brief yet fascinating press release, Europol just announced the arrest of an Italian man who is accused of “hiring a hitman on the dark web”. According to Europol: The hitman, hired through an internet assassination website hosted on the Tor network, was paid about €10,000 . . . Read more
by Paul Ducklin You probably don’t need to be told what sort of products were on offer at an online retail site called DarkMarket. As you can imagine, it operated on the so-called dark web, and you’d have needed the Tor browser to access it, using a special web address . . . Read more
In the past few months researchers have detected hundreds of attempted SystemBC deployments globally, as part of recent Ryuk and Egregor ransomware attacks.
Cybercriminals have already reportedly posted the details of 300 Vastaamo patients – and are threatening to release the data of others unless a ransom is paid.
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How to stay safe when you’re using Tor, even if the network is littered with rogues.