Tag: Cybercrime

Exclusive: Dutch Cops on AlphaBay ‘Refugees’

Following today’s breaking news about U.S. and international authorities taking down the competing Dark Web drug bazaars AlphaBay and Hansa Market, KrebsOnSecurity caught up with the Dutch investigators who took over Hansa on June 20, 2017. When U.S. authorities shuttered AlphaBay …

The dark web goes corporate

The “dark web” is a phrase strikes an ominous tone, conveying an impression of a marketplace where anything is for sale: hacking tools, weapons, drugs, child pornography, even freelance assassination services. And according to experts we spoke to, all of …

BrandPost: Are massive cyberattacks the new normal?

When domain name system services supplier Dyn got hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack last October, waves of traffic overwhelmed the company’s network and disrupted access to the internet for large swathes of the United States and Europe.  The Dyn perpetrators had successfully orchestrated one of the …

The FBI and You: Investigating Cybercrime

As nation-state directed cybercrime increases, the FBI is bringing counter-intelligence expertise to bear in its investigations. Todd Carroll of the FBI’s Chicago field office talks about attack trends and the new skills and collaboration needed to stop attackers. In a …