This report looks at the number of stolen credit cards that are available on the so-called “dark web.” Researchers found 23 million card numbers and describe various ways that criminals can access this trove. There is one IRC bot for example that can “validate” the stolen cards, which was used hundreds of thousands of times. — SIX GILL BLOG
For the first half of this year, more than 23 million credit cards were for sale worldwide on the dark web, and almost two-thirds of them came from the U.S., according to a study by Sixgill.Read More
Cybercriminals go where the money is. During the busy holiday season, that means the retail sector. And as more retail sales occur online, that means e-commerce sites are in hackers’ crosshairs. I just returned from the annual Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit in Denver, where I got the chance to talk with security experts at some of the largest retailers in the U.S. I’m going to tell you what they see as the biggest threats to their business, and how they’re using intelligence to stay ahead of criminals.Read More
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) is a list of publicly known cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Here’s what it does and doesn’t offer – and how it can help your organization’s security pros and other teamsRead More
During the first half of this year, 23 million credit cards were stolen worldwide, according to cyber threat intelligence company Sixgill. About two-thirds of those stolen card numbers were issued in the U.S. But what can a cyber criminal really do with a stolen credit card number?Read More
In September, Calcalist will host its third annual innovation and technology conference Mind the Tech in London. Investors, entrepreneurs, and executives from the U.K. and Israel will take part in the three-day conference, held in collaboration with KPMG and shared office venture Labs. The event will include a series of lectures and talks on innovation, technologies, business ties with Israel, and investment opportunities.Read More
When Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence, he specified life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as three of humankind’s “unalienable rights.”
More than 230 years later, people are wondering: What about the right to privacy?
Entrepreneur worked with Sixgill, a threat intelligence company that analyzes deep and dark web sources, to look further into five of the potentially unsafe VPNs in Migliano’s study: VPN Proxy Master, TurboVPN, Snap VPN, X-VPN and Secure VPN. Dov Lerner, a cyberintelligence researcher at the firm, found that most of them came highly recommended in dark web forums.Read More
Researchers have found over 23 million stolen credit and debit cards up for sale on the dark web, with US consumers by far the biggest hit.
Nearly two out of every three stolen cards on the sites trawled by Sixgill were issued in the US, amounting to more than 15 million. The next biggest hit country was the UK, which accounted for over 7%.Read More
Americans can’t get enough of credit-card rewards.
But our eagerness to score potentially lucrative deals comes with one major, often-overlooked trade-off: It leaves you more vulnerable to cyber criminals.
“The more credit cards you have, you’re increasing your attack surface,” said Benjamin Preminger, senior cyber-threat intelligence specialist at cybersecurity firm Sixgill. “You’re storing your data in more databases, so there’s a greater likelihood your information will be breached.”Read More
When it comes to keeping our personal information secure, it’s hard for consumers not to fear the worst.
Just a week after the credit reporting agency Equifax agreed to pony up to $700 million to settle a 2017 security breach that exposed the personal data of 147 million people came Monday’s revelation that a Seattle software engineer and former Amazon Web Services employee allegedly hacked into a Capital One server, putting at risk the data of more than 100 million people in the U.S. and Canada.
While data breaches like the Equifax and Capital One hacks make headlines, lower-level, more run-of-the-mill fraud like email phishing and skimming remain popular and target individuals, says Benjamin Preminger, a cyberthreat intelligence specialist at Sixgill
With data breaches reported regularly, ever wonder how many stolen credit and debit card numbers are available for sale? Over 23 million, according to a security company called Sixgill. And of those well over half — 15 million — were issued in the United States. The second-highest number of stolen numbers sold online come from the United Kingdom. Many of these are stolen when criminal install software on e-commerce sites that copy credit and debit card numbers as customers enter them.Read More
Over 23 million credit and debit cards were on offer in underground forums in the first half of 2019, researchers claim.
On Thursday, cybersecurity firm Sixgill released its Underground financial fraud report, documenting the trends and trades taking place in the Dark Web in relation to stolen financial data.
The research team said that out of the 23 million cards, nearly two out of every three originated in the United States, and while the US accounted for roughly two-thirds of stolen information, no other nation claimed more than 10 percent.Read More
July 16, 2019 – Washington, DC and Netanya, Israel – Sixgill, a leading cyber threat intelligence company, has joined The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) as an Associate member. Through this relationship, RH-ISAC’s analysts will have access to Sixgill’s intelligence portal, which provides actionable intelligence on relevant threats to the retail and hospitality sector.
Associate members are industry-leading information security providers committed to adding value within the retail and hospitality community. The RH-ISAC’s strong and growing list of members includes more than 120 companies that represent physical and online retailers, hotels, restaurants, casinos, and other consumer-facing companies.Read More
Given the massive proliferation of Information and software technology, how do you see the IT market evolving over the next few years?
The more the world develops, so does the amount of information out there and the more information is out there, the more points of vulnerability are out there for cybercriminals to target.
As the video games industry pivots to a cloud-based model, developers are struggling to cope with the security risks, analysts warn.
While ‘games-as-a-service’ enables massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), swift updates, cross-platform support, and more, it is also opening up new opportunities for criminals.
In another recent report, cyber intelligence firm SixGill found that some Fortnite accounts were selling for thousands of dollars.Read More
גם השנה רשימת הסטארט־אפים הבולטים של גרטנר כוללת ייצוג ישראלי מרשים: 25 חברות ישראליות (15% מהרשימה) ■ ישראל ממשיכה לבלוט בתחום הסייבר — עם 10 חברות ברשימה ■ חברות ישראליות אחרות מציעות מוצרים חדשניים בתחומי הבינה המלאכותית, הפינטק, הבלוקצ’יין ועודRead More
Fans of mopey British rock outfit Radiohead were given a treat this week when the band unexpectedly put online a collection of studio recordings to purchase and download – audio that, apparently, had been earlier stolen by hackers who threatened to publicly leak the files unless a ransom was paid. In response, the band released the recordings themselves via Bandcamp rather than pay out the six-figure demand.
That online release only came after the bad guys had already given up on receiving the dosh and had dropped the collection on the dark web. Researchers at Israeli cybersec outfit Sixgill claim they spotted the recordings linked from a Pastebin post that went up a full two days before the band decided to emit the songs officially, and they provided this screenshot to The Register to prove it:Read More
The hacker who was demanding $150,000 from the band made good on the ransom threat by releasing the music two days earlier on the dark web, according to cybersecurity firm Sixgill.Read More
New MSSP Platform: Sixgill has launched a multi-tenant cyber threat intelligence platform for MSSPs. More than a dozen MSSPs have already embraced the platform, though company names were not disclosed. The Sixgill offering “scours Deep and Dark, and surface web sources to automatically provide accurate threat intelligence in real time to MSSPs, via its easy to use dashboard,” the company says.Read More
Sixgill Launches New Automated Multi-Tenancy Solution to Provide MSSPs with Actionable Cyber Threat Intelligence
With automatic threat intelligence alerts in real time, Sixgill’s new solution empowers MSSPs to manage unlimited customer assets right at their fingertips
June 03, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixgill (https://www.cybersixgill.com/), a leading cyber threat intelligence vendor that automates the monitoring, collection and analysis of exclusive-access deep, dark, and surface web sources to detect threats and alert customers of potential cyber-attacks, is announcing today the launch of its new cyber threat intelligence platform tailored to meet the needs of Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). With threats to organizations becoming more advanced, Sixgill’s solution equips MSSPs with automatic threat intelligence insights about their customers in real time, from the convenience of a single dashboard. Sixgill was named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Security Operations Threat Intelligence in 20191.Read More
TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixgill (https://www.cybersixgill.com/), a leading cyber threat intelligence vendor that automates the monitoring, collection and analysis of exclusive-access deep, dark and surface web sources to detect threats and alert customers of potential cyber attacks, today announced that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the “Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence” report by Gartner, Inc1.
1Gartner Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence, Kelly Kavanagh, Ruggero Contu, Augusto Barros, Pete Shoard, 14 May 2019
It’s three years since Davey Winder first warned about the growing security threat from the Internet of Medical Things. But in new research on digital imaging, our cybersecurity columnist sees evidence it’s an issue which is still not being taken seriously enough.
I recently had a conversation with Gilad Israeli, a cyber intelligence analyst at Sixgill. The company has a strapline of “Your eyes in the Dark Web”, which pretty much sums up the nature of our conversation.Read More
Railroads have historically focused on safety, from ensuring tracks and trains are properly maintained to making sure pedestrians and drivers stay out of harm’s way, but lately they’ve also emphasized a new type of protection: cybersecurity.Read More
TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixgill (https://www.cybersixgill.com/), a leading cybersecurity vendor that analyzes the Deep and Dark Web to detect and defuse cyberattacks, is announcing today its partnership with Anomali, the leading provider of threat management and collaboration solutions. By integrating Sixgill into the Anomali Preferred Partner Store (APP store), cyber intelligence analysts can trial and purchase six Sixgill threat intelligence feeds to gain better insights on vulnerabilities.Read More
The Dark Web is a well-known term for the parts of the internet that aren’t indexed by mainstream search engines. It can only be accessed by specialist browsers that route web traffic through a series of proxies, making all users on the Dark Web completely anonymous and very difficult to trace.
Expert Insights met SixGill’s Barry Spielman to talk about how their platform is helping businesses to identify threats on the Deep and Dark Web by looking at it ‘like a social network’.Read More
Hace ya unos cuantos años que las selfies empezaron a ponerse de moda. A partir de ahí, los teléfonos con cámara frontal se han convertido en algo indispensable en los smartphones y el fenómeno llegó hasta el famoso y a la vez odiado ‘palo selfie’. Sin embargo, estas fotografías también pueden suponer un peligro para la seguridad y están siendo comercializadas en la Dark Web.Read More
Um jogo extremamente popular e que é responsável pela movimentação de milhões de dólares pode ter até mesmo problemas fiscais. Pelo menos é isso que podemos afirmar com a notícia publicada pelo jornal britânico The Independent.Read More
Gli operatori del riciclaggio di denaro non difettano certo di creatività. Merito dell’esperienza, certo, così come dell’evoluzione tecnologica che, suo malgrado, offre spesso opportunità inedite. Lo dimostra il settore del gaming online, comparto promettente ma non privo di insidie. Basta un po’ di abilità informatica e una certa conoscenza dei lati oscuri della rete. E il gioco è fatto.Read More
Inside the super-popular online game “Fortnite,” players must evade gunfire and rocket launcher attacks to be among the last ones standing in the multiplayer free-for-all. But even bigger dangers involving the game await players in the real world. Online profiteers hawking enhanced abilities for players’ “Fortnite” characters in exchange for their account login information could take over the account or, worse, steal credit card information in the account for fraud. Other internet peddlers pitch discounted or free allotments of the game’s virtual currency, V-bucks, used to pay for new costumes and dance animations for in-game characters. What seems like a bargain could, in reality, be a transaction that assists cyber-criminals launder money spent acquiring stolen data on the Dark Web.Read More
Israeli threat intelligence firm Sixgill, which detects threats on the Dark Web, discovered “chaos on the commute.” According to an email about the find, “an experienced threat actor” is “selling admin access to a Chinese railway company. This access would enable criminals to manipulate train control systems, affecting over one million residents living in the urban core of Hubei Province.”Read More
Dünya çapında 200 milyon kullanıcısı olan Fortnite kadar popüler olan çok az oyun var. Bu freemium (oyun ücretsiz fakat oyun için satın alma opsiyonları var) oyun o kadar popüler ki, geliştiricisi Epic Games, 2018’de 3 milyar dolar kazandı. Fakat Independent’in bir raporuna göre Fortnite’tan para kazanan tek şey Epic Games değil. Oyunun para birimi olan V-Bucks, dark web’te giderek artan bir şekilde para aklama aracı olarak kullanılıyor.Read More
At the end of last year, cyber security specialists at Sixgill told KitGuru that Epic Games’ lack of security was allowing criminals to pinch Fortnite accounts and effectively launder money. Despite catering to an entire store now, it seems as though the company is still lacking in this area as affected players continue to come forward.Read More
There have been reports of how Fortnite was being used by money launderers to change cash from black to white. And now according to a new report a group of hackers have used PUBG as a tool for communication in a heist they conducted where they stole $2.4 million in total. Local authorities have detained the culprits and have recovered 54,000 lira in cash and 1.3 million lira worth of cryptocurrency stolen from a domestic cryptocurrency company.Read More
Le jeu vidéo Fortnite, lancé en 2017, est devenu l’un des plus populaires au monde: fin 2018, il comptait plus de 200 millions de joueurs. Ce jeu, qui est disponible sur quasiment toutes les plateformes, est gratuit. Mais les joueurs peuvent progresser plus rapidement en achetant des V-bucks, une monnaie virtuelle qui sert à acquérir des objets ou des armes qui seront utilisés par les personnages du jeu. The Independant a révélé il y a quelques jours, avec l’aide de la société de cybersécurité Sixgill, que des malfaiteurs se servaient des V-bucks pour blanchir de l’argent sale.Read More
Jakarta: Meskipun uang kripto atau cryptocurrency nilainya disebut semakin melesu tapi usaha pencurian lewat peretasan layanan bursa uang kripto tidak ikut sepi. Baru ini pencurian dalam nilai besar terjadi di Turki melibatkan kelompok berisikan 24 orang pelaku.
Dikutip dari media lokal Istanbul, Turki, Daily Sabah,telah terjadi pembobolan terhadap perusahaan uang kripto dengan nilai sebesar Turki Lira 13 juta atau setara USD2,47 juta (Rp34,9 miliar) pada tanggal 12 Februari lalu. Tim polisi siber langsung melalukan investigasi saat menerima laporan ini.
As eleições europeias de Maio estão a preocupar políticos e jornalistas pelo potencial da desinformação, termo generalizado na expressão inglesa fake news. Mas os ciberataques aos media têm também potencial para afectar a credibilidade jornalística.
Le 17 janvier dernier, le chercheur en cybersécurité Troy Hunt a lâché une bombe sur web. Dans un long article posté sur son blog, il a raconté qu’il avait identifié un fichier contenant des millions de mails et de mots de passe. Ces derniers étaient facilement accessibles sur la plateforme de partage de fichier Mega. L’expert fouille un peu plus et découvre rapidement cinq autres collections de comptes. Au final, il met à jour la plus grande fuite de données personnelles de toute l’histoire du web avec 2,6 milliards de données sensiblesRead More
Computer security researchers have recently noticed a disturbing trend in the dark corners of the web: Hackers are increasingly advertising access to the websites of media organizations, offering to sell stolen credentials that would allow the buyer to edit and post articles or plant malware on their websites.
Gaining access to the content management systems of media organizations would potentially give hackers the ability to turn newspapers, wire services, and magazines into unwitting participants in disinformation operationsRead More
Last week, news site Axios published a report detailing how Israeli cybersecurity firm Sixgill had discovered Russian dark web forum postings where large amounts of international and American news sites’ admin login credentials were being sold. While the credentials were priced in U.S. dollars in the postings in question, the Axios report didn’t delve into how purchases were conducted. Bitsonline reached out to Sixgill to see if cryptocurrencies were likely involved in related login sales, and the firm’s intelligence expert Alex Karlinsky said it was almost certain.Read More
בדו”ח שפרסמה החברה בנושא נכתב כי “המשחק הפופולרי תפס את עינם של עברייני הרשת, מה שהוביל להפיכתו למערכת עבריינית משגשגת. ככל שגדלה הפופולריות של המשחק, והמערכת הכלכלית סביבו הופכת למגוונת יותר – ההונאה במשחקים מסוג זה צפויה להיות נוכחת יותר“.Read More
The virtual currency used by millions of gamers who play “Fortnite” has become popular with money laundering cybercriminals, according to reports. Money launderers use stolen credit cards to purchase V-bucks – which players use to purchase weapons, outfits and other items in the wildly popular game – from the “Fortnite” store and then resell them on the dark web. Agents with the cybersecurity firm Sixgill posed as customers and uncovered operations being conducted globally in Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic and English.Read More
Criminals are using stolen credit cards to buy Fortnite “V-bucks” then sell it “in-bulk” on the dark net to wash the proceeds- and the company doesn’t seem to be doing much about it, say cybersecurity experts cited in The Independent. Sixgill and The Independent conducted a collaborative investigation into the criminal use of Fortnite V-bucks.
Separate hackers on a Russian-language hacker forum have offered to sell access to the content management systems of bundles of news sites since October, notes Israeli threat intelligence firm Sixgill, which would give buyers the ability to edit or upload their own news stories. One offered access to 1,425 U.S. sites.
Why it matters: “We get a sense of urgency from looking at this stuff,” said Alex Karlinsky, a intelligence expert at Sixgill. “It may seem like a small thing, but in this era of political bots and trying to influence opinion, this is another way to do that.”Read More
Criminals are turning to video game mega-hit “Fortnite” and its 200 million players as an easy way to launder cash from stolen credit cards, according to cyber intelligence firm SixGill.
“‘Fortnite’s’ format and popularity have drawn the attention of cybercriminals, and resulted in a thriving criminal eco-system around the game,” according to a report by the company. “As the game’s popularity increases and the financial system around it becomes more diverse, fraud involving games such as ‘Fortnite’ is likely to become more prevalent.Read More
Criminals are using the hugely popular video game Fortnite to launder money through its in-game currency, The Independent can reveal. The online battle royale game has become popular with children and teenagers because it is free to play and available on every major gaming platform. But the money spent within the game to buy outfits, weapons and other items has also made it popular with cybercriminals. An investigation by The Independent into online black markets selling V-bucks, together with research by cyber security firm Sixgill, revealed the scale of the money laundering operations.Read More
Quoi de mieux qu’un jeu vidéo ultra populaire pour arnaquer des enfants ? Sur Fortnite, des escrocs blanchissent de l’argent volé sur le darknet en vendant de la monnaie virtuelle aux joueurs.
Avec ses 200 millions de joueurs, Fortnite est LE jeu vidéo qui cartonne. Cette popularité n’a évidemment pas échappé aux escrocs qui y voient une source inépuisable de pigeons à plumer et de revenus faciles. D’après la société de cybersécurité Sixgill, de nombreux criminels utiliseraient le système pour blanchir de l’argent volé.Read More
Stolen credit card information can often be used in many different ways. One could try to sell the information on the darknet for a profit, although these types of details no longer fetch a steep price these days. Carding is the second best option for most criminals, as they will simply abuse the credit card information to buy goods and services on the internet.
To ensure those purchased goods and services cannot be traced back to the carders, they often try to find things other people are more than willing to buy right now. Given the hype surrounding the Fortnite game, it is only normal there will be some efforts in this regard. More specifically, Sixgill confirms fraudsters are carding Fortnite in-game items which are then sold at bargain prices to unsuspecting victims.Read More
The Israeli cyber scene is wrapping up a year of big investments, groundbreaking security solutions, cyberespionage allegations, and outgunning ransomware vendors. Now, the country’s cybersecurity startups are facing forward and ready to take on 2019’s cybersecurity threat landscape with know-how, innovation, and out-of-the-box approaches. Every 2.5 minutes there’s a cyber attack, according to a UK study published this week.
Gilad Israeli, cyber intelligence analyst at Sixgill, tells NoCamels that ransomware was the go-to cyberattack method in 2018.
“Fortnite” has become so popular it is now a new playground for cyber-criminals, a new study has found. The game, which has an online audience of more than 200 million players and monthly revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars, can also make the dubious claim of a burgeoning criminal ecosystem, according to research from cybersecurity firm Sixgill. Fraudsters use stolen credit cards to purchase Fortnite-related goods and then unload those goods to unsuspecting buyers, receiving clean money in return.Read More
Cybercriminals have found a new avenue for fraud in Fortnite as it rises to become one of the most popular online games in the world. Fortnite has risen to the top of the charts in the gaming industry and attracted a large base of players around the world. Currently, it has over 200 million registered users. The game has, so far, made over $300 million. Sixgill, a cybersecurity company, has been studying the fraudsters’ use of the game for their crimes.Read More
Fortnite – to gra z gatunku battle royale, która urosła do niesamowitych rozmiarów w ciągu minionego roku, przyciągając do siebie aż 200 milionów zarejestrowanych graczy, z czego 8,3 miliona grało jednocześnie na wszystkich dostępnych platformach. Niestety jak to w życiu bywa, popularność przyciąga kryminalistów, a w tym przypadku cyberprzestępców, którzy stworzyli kwitnący przestępczy ekosystem wokół gry. Cyberprzestępstwa to żadna nowość w świecie gier, a sprawcy często wykorzystują najpopularniejsze tytuły do swoich nieuczciwych aktywności. Na przestrzeni ostatnich lat to World of Warcraft od Blizzarda był głównym celem oszustw phishingowych, podobnie jak Dota 2 oraz obecnie również Fortnite.Read More
Dark web, which is a collection of websites and content that is not indexed, which is present deep beneath the surface web, operates anonymously with its IP address hidden. It majorly focuses on unknown threats and improvises cyber risk analysis, and this helps to take preventive measures. Dark web intelligence provides important cyber security and threat intelligence insights, and would remain a key element for effective automation solutions in the cyber security industry. A new analytical data of Dark Web Intelligence market, which focuses on effective strategies of the business framework. It highlights the recent market trends, growth in the past decade, and upcoming opportunities such as, Dark Web Intelligence in front of the business. The research methods and tools used to analyze the studies are both primary and secondary research. The study further presents details on the funds initiated by different organizations, and industries.Read More
Según informó la firma de ciberseguridad Sixgill, se ha generado un verdadero ecosistema criminal para blanquear dinero utilizando la aplicación. ¿Cómo?
“Fortnite” has become so popular it is now a new playground for cyber-criminals, a new study has found. The game, which has an online audience of more than 200 million players and monthly revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars, can also make the dubious claim of a burgeoning criminal ecosystem, according to research from cybersecurity firm Sixgill. Fraudsters use stolen credit cards to purchase Fortnite-related goods and then unload those goods to unsuspecting buyers, receiving clean money in return.
Most people, according to Sixgill VP of Marketing Barry Spielman, know “nothing” about the dark web – an issue that he added is increasingly problematic as a lack of dark web security in cybersecurity frameworks puts data at risk.Read More
Now that the hype has died down after the much anticipated midterm elections, Sixgill, the cybersecurity leader which analyzes the Dark Web to detect and defuse cyber attacks, discovered that the U.S. voter database tracing back to the 2008 Vermont election was being offered for sale on a top-tier forum on the Dark Web. The alert that came from Sixgill also stated that it allegedly contained data from as recently as September of this year.Read More
Some of the most potent forms of ransomware of 2018 are being offered for sale in a cut-price bundle deal on the dark web that also contains one of the most dangerous forms of file-encrypting malware to terrorise organisations this year. SamSam is part of the 23 ransomware bundle — significant because previously it’s only been deployed by a highly specialised group. Other well-known forms of ransomware available in the $750 ‘2018 ransomware pack’ include Magniber, Satan, CryBrazil, XiaoBa, and more. The pack has been uncovered by researchers at cyber security firm Sixgill.Read More
Four clear trends are dominating the cybersecurity reality. The growth in digital devices is driving risk management. Business leaders see new risks tied to emerging technologies. Cyber threats to the integrity of data are a rising concern and current employees remain the top source of security incidents.
For this year’s PwC Cybersecurity Day, which falls within the Luxembourg Cybersecurity Week, the focus will be on why businesses are vulnerable to cyber disruptions and how leaders who participate at the event can help their organisations build resilience to sustain operations and boost economic performance. It is imperative that in the post GDPR world we protect data privacy and revitalise trust.
Focus on next-gen solutions: eight top companies compete
One of the agenda’s highlights will be the pitch competition. Eight top companies – CounterCraft, CybeReady, Detectify, Hacknowledge, Jemmic, NormShield, Sixgill and Venafi – will present how they meet cybersecurity challenges head-on with next-generation solutions.Read More
We’ve come to rely on online services for nearly every aspect of our lives: communicating with friends and family, filing taxes, shopping, ordering food, hailing a ride, and for those with smart homes, even turning on the lights. Those services we rely on, however, also leave a breadcrumb trail of information about ourselves online and expose us to cyber-criminals. More than 16.7 million Americans became victims of fraud in 2017, losing a total of $16.8 billion, according to a report by advisory firm Javelin Strategy & Research. What’s especially frightening is that criminals obtained at least $5 billion of that amount through online identity theft, robbing their victims from the comfort of their desks, without the need to even get close to them. As our lives become more connected, the threat of our personal information ending up on the dark web is becoming more rampant, and anyone can become a victim. In many cases, we can’t even quantify the damage of online identity theft. Here’s what you need to know about online identity theft, the dark web, and how to protect yourself.Read More
Facebook has approved a $10 million annual security allowance for its co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, citing “specific threats” to his safety.
The allowance, worth £7.6 million, has increased by about 25 per cent from last year, and relates to threats “arising directly as a result of his position as Facebook’s founder, chairman and CEO,” the company said in a filing to US regulators.
The award will pay for more bodyguards, improved security at Mr Zuckerberg’s homes and the use of private aircraft. It follows the circulation by an Isis cyberunit of faked images featuring Mr Zuckerberg in an orange jumpsuit and his severed head, with the message “Go to hell, Mark.”
Sixgill, a security firm, told the Daily Star: “We assume that Isis is targeting Facebook to retaliate against its measures to censor pro-Isis content and groups, and because Facebook is seen as a western symbol.”Read More
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) is a list of publicly known cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exposures. Its purpose is to facilitate the sharing of data and to alert users of required actions to mitigate potential threats in the cyber world. Although the practice of alerting the public with new CVEs is a crucial component in contemporary cyber-security strategy, Sixgill has identified a common practice in the Dark Web underground which indicates that publishing CVEs could turn out to be a double-edged sword. From what we are seeing, cyber threat-actors are continuously searching for new vulnerabilities and they invest considerable effort in finding ways to exploit these vulnerabilities.
For example, Sixgill recently identified such a criminal behavior involving CVE-2018-7600.Read More
The sick poster shows a man, mocked up to look like Mr Zuckerberg, who has been beheaded and includes the Facebook logo with “hacked” stamped across it.
The figure is wearing an orange jumpsuit, which ISIS often force their victims to wear before executing them.
The group also released screenshots of Facebook pages they claim to have hacked, which have been daubed with extreme propaganda.
According to the poster the hacks are part of a pro-ISIS online operation titled “#OPTHEWORLD”.Read More
Theo Daily Star, công ty an ninh mạng Sixgill chuyên theo dõi hoạt động của IS đưa ra cảnh báo trên, trong bối cảnh khủng bố IS mở chiến dịch tấn công mạng quy mô lớn.
IS đăng ảnh Mark Zuckerberg bị chặt đầu, bên cạnh là bộ quần áo tù nhân màu cam với thông điệp “xuống địa ngục đi Mark”.
Khủng bố IS đang tổ chức các đợt tấn công mạng trong chiến dịch gọi là “#OpTheWorld”. Nhiều trang mạng bị tấn công và bị xâm nhập, theo Sixgill.
IS còn tuyên bố đã hack thành công nhiều tài khoản trên Facebook, coi mạng xã hội này là mục tiêu lớn nhất.
Sixgill nói trên Daily Star: “Chúng tôi tin rằng IS nhắm vào Facebook để đáp trả việc mạng xã hội này chặn các thông điệp tuyên truyền của IS và các nhóm thánh chiến. Bên cạnh đó, Facebook được coi là biểu tượng của phương Tây”.Read More
Cybersecurity firm Sixgill revealed the shocking threats as part of a wave of online terror operations by the so-called United Cyber Caliphate (UCC). ISIS is circulating images featuring Zuckerberg in an orange jumpsuit and beheaded – including the message “Go to hell Mark”. Jihadis are ramping up their hacking operations as part of a campaign the terrorists have dubbed “#OpTheWorld”. Numerous websites have been targeted – and successfully attacked – experts from Sixgill revealed to Daily Star Online. Included in a dossier of their findings is claims from ISIS that they have successfully hacked numerous accounts on Facebook as part of their “vendetta’.Read More
The terror organisation publicised images edited to feature Zuckerberg in an orange jumpsuit and beheaded.
The poster includes the message “go to hell Mark”, and is part of a campaign dubbed #OpTheWorld.
Sixgill, an online cybersecurity firm, revealed the threats to the Daily Star – as ISIS appears to ramp up their hacking operations.
The so-called United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) recently came together as several pro-ISIS hacking groups.Read More
ISIS cyber attackers claim to have ‘hacked’ Facebook with sick posters threatening to behead boss Mark Zuckerberg.
A pro-ISIS group is circulating disturbing fake pictures of Zuckerberg beheaded, one with the typed caption “go to hell Mark”.
Cybersecurity firm Sixgill has told the Daily Star the threats are part of a wave of online terror operations by the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC).Read More
México.- Las selfies que tomas en tu smartphone, podrían ser vendidas al mercado negro digital (dark web), y vendidas por hackers, reveló el sitio de ciberseguridad Sixgill en una entrevista para el portal “The Next Web”.
De acuerdo con el experto en ciberseguridad Aled Karlinsky, en la dark web se está poniendo de moda la venta de documentos digitalizados como selfies, identificaciones oficiales, comprobantes de domicilio, entre otros, aprovechando la virtualización de servicios bancarios y crediticios.Read More
לפני שבועיים הוסר הלוט מעל פרשייה ביטחונית חמורה, שבה עובד של חברת הסייבר ההתקפי NSO גנב לכאורה נשק סייבר של החברה וניסה למכור אותו ב–Dark Web, הרשת האפלה, תמורת 50 מיליון דולר. אלא שהמזימה שלו נכשלה, כי הרוכש לכאורה הסגיר את העובד הסורר למנהלי NSO, תלונה הוגשה למשטרת ישראל והעובד נעצר.
Firme d’analyse de données sourcées sur le Dark Web, Sixgill offre à ses clients une analyse des comportements de cybercriminels et d’autres acteurs dangereux. Interview avec Gabriel Glusman, Senior Analyst chez Sixgill.Read More
Düsseldorf Israel ist zwar nicht für die Fußballweltmeisterschaft qualifiziert, fußballverrückt ist das Land trotzdem. Vor Bars und Restaurants sind große Leinwände aufgestellt, die Betreiber bieten Besuchern spezielle WM-Angebote an. Besonders begeistert vom Spiel scheinen aber Israels Soldaten zu sein – und eine Terrorgruppe der Hamas soll sie nun mit einem ganz besonderen „WM-Angebot“ gelockt haben.Read More
L’industrie des soins de santé est attaquée, selon la communauté des cyber-informateurs, et l’activité du marché noir du dark web montre que les pirates cherchent à cibler les hôpitaux, les appareils médicaux et les systèmes de santé pour obtenir des informations sensibles et personnelles.Read More
The healthcare industry is under attack, according to the cyber intelligence community, and dark web black market activity shows hackers are gung-ho on targeting hospitals, medical devices and healthcare systems in order to get their hands on sensitive and personal information.
This is a global epidemic; no country is protected.
“The more confidential and sensitive, the more valuable,” says Gilad Israeli, a Sixgill cyber intelligence analyst. “Fraudsters are looking for the most sensitive data because it is more valuable, and they can ask for more money. If they offer super hard-to-get medical device ID or a way to hack it, it means they are very good at what they’re doing and it heightens their reputation. And, reputation means money in the longer term.”Read More
The Russia World Cup that has kicked-off for almost a week is seen as a success so far as 32 countries fight their way to be at the top of their respective groups, but terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) says they will rain on the globe’s biggest sporting event’s parade soon.
Over the week, ISIS has been threatening to attack and disturb the ongoing World Cup. And in its latest propaganda, they have released a series of posters showing bomb blasts at the stadiums.
A video also captions for its supporters to be “ready and steady for the season of hunting is soon.”
Argentine star Lionel Messi has also become a target, as a mock image shows him clad in an orange jumpsuit, kneeling before a masked terrorist in the middle of the stadium, as the large crowd watches him being executed.Read More
Învinsă în Irak şi puternic lovită în Siria, organizaţia jihadistă Statul Islamic îl ameninţă pe preşedintele rus Vladimir Putin cu un atac în timpul Campionatului Mondial de Fotbal, găzduit de Rusia în perioada 14 iunie – 15 iulie. Statul Islamic a difuzat un filmuleţ de propagandă în care ameninţă Rusia cu un atac „cum nu s-a mai văzut în istorie“
La minaccia dell’Isis dopo l’inizio dei Mondiali di calcio in Russia. I militanti dello Stato islamico in un video parlano di “massacro che non è mai stato visto prima nella storia” della Coppa del Mondo. La società di sicurezza informatica Sixgill, che monitora l’attività dell’Isis sul dark web e nelle app crittografate, ha rivelato l’ultima mossa al ‘Daily Star Online’. Il direttore dell’intelligence dell’azienda, Omer Carmi, ha sottolineato che i terroristi cercano “vendetta” su Vladimir Putin e la Russia.Read More
Ngôi sao số một của ĐT Brazil tại World Cup 2018 thừa nhận anh cùng các đồng đội muốn báo thù người Đức tại World Cup lần này.
Tại World Cup 2014, Neymar đã không thể có mặt trong trận đấu với ĐT Đức tại bán kết vì dính chấn thương lưng trong trận tứ kết với Colombia. Như tất cả đều biết, Brazil đã thua Đức 1-7. Trong trận tranh giải Ba với Hà Lan, Selecao tiếp tục thua 0-3 để chính thức kết thúc kỳ World Cup được tổ chức trên sân nhà theo cách không thể tệ hơn.
Jihadis have been told footie fans they face a “massacre that has never been seen in history before” at the World Cup.
Russia kicks off the tournament with a match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow against Saudi Arabia.
Cyber security firm Sixgill – which monitors ISIS activity on the dark web and in encrypted apps – revealed the latest threat to Daily Star Online.Read More
The Senior Cyber Intelligence Analyst at Sixgill, Gabriel Glusman, gives us a breakdown on the dark web vs the deep web and why the social media-like community on the dark web enables cyber attacks to thrive. Glusman then goes on to discuss the technology behind Dark-i and how it analyzes dark web activity to proactively combat cyber attacks.Read More
The dark web — the part of the web not indexed by search engines such as Google and used for nefarious purposes — isn’t actually that big. One estimate suggests are only around 7,000 sites on the TOR network, while the FBI has said there are only around 800 criminal internet forums worldwide.
But while there may not be massive amounts of these forums, it is where the vast majority of underhanded online activity takes place. And for any company wishing to stay on top of its security obligations, getting a window into what happens on the dark web could prove invaluable.
Luckily, a new wave of companies such as Webhose, RepKnight, Terbium labs, Massive, Recorded Future, Sixgill, Hold Security, and Alien Vault are adding a new layer to traditional threat intelligence and trying to make the dark web as easily searchable as any normal, Google-able website.Read More
Cyber security firm Sixgill – which monitors ISIS activity on the dark web and in encrypted apps – revealed the latest threat to Daily Star Online.
Propaganda images show terrorists descending on the 70,000 seater Olimpiyskiy Stadium. And others show an unidentified orange-jumpsuit clad prisoner being beheaded on the football pitch.
Sixgill security experts told Daily Star Online sporting events have become prime targets for jihadis following ISIS defeats in the Middle East.Read More
Cyber security firm Sixgill passed onto this website a string of recently-posted jihadi propaganda calling for more attacks on the West. ISIS has been smashed in the Middle East, being driven out of its major strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Propaganda is still being pumped out by the cult however as it attempts to inspire fighters to attack targets in Britain, France, the US, Russia and more. Today marks the first anniversary of the attack on Manchester Arena carried out by ISIS-inspired suicide bomber Salman Abedi. 22 innocent people were killed when the jihadi detonated a device after an Ariana Grande concert – leaving more than 800 injured. Sixgill monitors ISIS activity on encrypted apps such as Telegram as well as on the so-called Dark Web. It is most famous for uncovering ISIS threats to the Royal Family, most shockingly calls to attack Prince George.Read More
Tổ chức tự xưng Nhà nước Hồi giáo (IS) tiếp tục đe dọa an ninh World Cup ở Nga với tấm poster đang cắt cổ hai siêu sao bóng đá. “Máu của chúng mày sẽ hòa quyện với mặt cỏ. Chiến thắng tại World Cup 2018 sẽ thuộc về bọn tao”, dòng chú thích cho tấm ảnh mới nhất được IS đăng trên mạng Sixgill ghi. Hiện tại, các cơ quan an ninh Nga đang đặt tình trạng báo động cao về nguy cơ IS tấn công vào World Cup.Read More
Terrorists have placed the football tournament in their sights with a series of shocking propaganda poster targeting the event in Russia.
It comes just days after ISIS threatened to behead Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The jihadis’ latest poster targets FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
Russia has been cracking down on terrorists with numerous high profile raids ahead of the World Cup. Cyber intelligence firm Sixgill provided the latest shocking ISIS propaganda to Daily Star OnlineRead More
ISIS has threatened to behead star footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup in Russia.
The Islamic extremists have already made several threats about the tournament, which kicks off next month, but the latest propaganda is the sickest so far.
This latest threat was revealed by cyber intelligence firm Sixgill, which monitors ISIS chatter and probes the Dark Web.
Terrorist group ISIS have threatened to behead football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The text on the sickening picture reads: “The ground will be filled with your blood”.Read More
Dikutip dari Mirror, ancaman ISIS melalui sebuah poster itu diketahui dari perusahaan intelijen siber Sixgill. Sixgill mengungkapkan poster itu yang didapat dari kelompok pro-ISIS melalui aplikasi Telegram.Read More
ISIS has threatened to behead Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the World Cup in chilling mocked up photos, the Sun reported.
The barbarous terror group is repeating calls for “lone attackers” to strike ahead of the tournament in Russia next month.
They have already made a number of sickening threats as they lose ground in Syria and Iraq but have ramped up the violence in their latest campaign.
Sickening mocked up photos show. The vile picture, captioned “Your blood will fill the ground” shows the extremists hacking at the footballers’s heads.
The latest threat was revealed by cyber intelligence firm Sixgill, which monitors ISIS chatter, according to the Mirror.
ISIS threatened to behead Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the World Cup in chilling mocked-up photos. The barbarous terror group is repeating calls for “lone attackers” to strike ahead of the tournament in Russia in June. The group already has made a number of sickening threats as it loses ground in Syria and Iraq, but has ramped up the violence in its latest campaign.
The photos show Ronaldo and Messi pinned to the ground by masked jihadis in a packed soccer stadium. The picture, captioned “Your blood will fill the ground,” shows the extremists hacking at the soccer stars’ heads. The latest threat was revealed by cyber intelligence firm Sixgill, which monitors ISIS chatter, according to The Mirror.Read More
The two superstars are shown in a mocked-up image pinned down on the pitch in a packed stadium with knife-wielding jihadists hacking at their necks.
Above the picture, released on Telegram by a pro-ISIS group, a chilling caption warns ‘the ground will be filled with your blood’.
A second poster shows a militant carrying what appears to be an explosive device in to a stadium. It comes with the message: ‘Fifa World Cup Russia 2018 – victory will be ours’.
They have already made a number of sickening threats as they lose ground in Syria and Iraq but have ramped up the violence in their latest campaign.
Sickening mocked up photos show Ronaldo and Messi pinned to the ground by masked jihadis in a packed football stadium.
The latest threat was revealed by cyber intelligence firm Sixgill, which monitors ISIS chatter, according to the Mirror.Read More
World Cup events have become prime targets for ther terror cult’s propaganda amid fears ISIS could strike in Russia.
Propaganda is being pumped out by the cult threatening to attack fans and players with guns, knives and vehicles.
ISIS terrorism remains a major threat despite the cult’s crushing defeats in the Middle East.
Football legends Messi and Ronaldo have become the latest targets in a horrifying picture circulated by ISIS.
Both are seen pinned to the ground with their heads being hacked off in a packed football stadium by masked jihadi fighters.Read More
Στο στόχαστρο του Ισλαμικού Κράτους μπήκαν οι θρύλοι του ποδοσφαίρου Λιονέλ Μέσι και Κριστιάνο Ρονάλντο στελέχη της εταιρείας Sixgill, η οποία παρακολουθεί τη δράση του ISIS στο dark web.
Όπως αποκαλύπτει σε έκθεσή της η εταιρεία cyber intelligence, το τελευταίο διάστημα οι απειλές σε forum των τζιχαντιστών αναφορικά με επιθέσεις στο Μουντιάλ αυξάνονται.
Η τελευταία φρικιαστική αφίσα που κυκλοφόρησε πρόσφατα παρουσιάζει δύο κουκουλοφόρους τζιχαντιστές να αποκεφαλίζουν μέσα σε ένα κατάμεστο γήπεδο στη Ρωσία τους δύο διάσημους ποδοσφαιριστές.
ISIS has threatened to behead soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the World Cup in chilling new propaganda.
They have already made a number of sickening threats as they lose ground in Syria and Iraq but have ramped up the violence in their latest campaign.
Sickening mocked-up images appear to show Ronaldo and Messi pinned to the ground, their heads held by masked jihadis in a packed football stadium, along with the caption “Your blood will fill the ground”.Read More
[아시아경제 이진수 선임기자] 이슬람 극단주의 무장단체 ‘이슬람국가(IS)’가 다음달 열리는 러시아 월드컵에서 크리스티아누 호날두(33ㆍ포르투갈)와 리오넬 메시(31ㆍ아르헨티나)를 참수하겠다고 위협했다.
영국 타블로이드 신문 ‘더 선’ 등 외신들은 15일(현지시간) 모바일 암호화 메신저 ‘텔레그램’에 메시와 호날두가 참수되는 장면의 합성사진이 올라왔다고 16일 보도했다.Read More
VIVA – Kelompok teroris paling radikal, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), terus menebar ancaman jelang Piala Dunia 2018. Bahkan, ISIS merilis poster yang cukup mengerikan sebagai ancamannya. ISIS memang sudah beberapa kali melancarkan ancaman pada Piala Dunia yang bakal digelar di Rusia nanti. Berbagai poster ancaman sudah mereka rilis.Read More
Δεν είναι η πρώτη φορά που το Ισλαμικό Κράτος απειλεί με αιματοχυσία μια μεγάλη ποδοσφαιρική διοργάνωση. Δεδομένα δεν θα είναι και η τελευταία. Ωστόσο ο τρόπος με τον οποίο επέλεξαν αυτή τη φορά οι τζιχαντιστές να προκαλέσουν φόβο, σοκάρει.Read More
Cybersecurity is big business in Israel, which is home to several of the world’s top companies working in the field. For a fun illustration of Israel’s standing as a cyber superpower, search Google images using “Israeli unicorns’’ (tech industry slang for start-up companies with a $1 billion-plus valuation) and then “Australian unicorns’’.
As far back as 2013, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set a goal for the country to become a world leader in an industry estimated to be worth $US100 billion and growing in importance with the increasingly connected nature of governments, business and society.
Sixgill, named for the primitive shark that feeds in the deep waters of the ocean floor, trawls the “dark web”, used by terrorists, drug dealers and others, to un-cover and monitor threats to banks, insurers and other corporate customers that are the target of frequent attacks.Read More
Like many college students who cram the night before a test – and some writers who test the limits of their editors’ patience with their procrastination – many companies have pushed off GDPR compliance, believing either it doesn’t apply to them, it’s too costly or overwhelming or they can afford to wait and see just how serious regulators are about admonishing and fining companies who falter on privacy.
El grupo terrorista ISIS volvió a su actividad con amenazas fuertes de realizar un atentado durante el Mundial de Rusia.
En esta ocasión utilizaron Telegram para compartir fotos en donde se veían como torturaban a Lionel Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo con el mensaje: “You wil not enjoy security until we live it in muslim countries” (no disfrutarás de seguridad hasta que la vivamos en países musulmanes).Read More
Shocking photos and videos posted on encrypted app Telegram appear to detail the plans and explain how the terror group intend to carry the attacks out
A cyber security expert said that the app has been plagued by terrorists plotting atrocities at the World Cup.
Elad Ezrachi, of internet surveillance firm Sixgill, told the Star that intelligence suggests the threats to be taken seriously.
‘There is no doubt that this technology, if used by Isis in terrorist attacks at the World Cup, can lead to catastrophic results.’
Chilling videos and pictures posted on encrypted app Telegram allegedly detail the terror group’s sick murder plans for the international summer tournament.
One of which is believed to show extremists returning from Syria and Iraq to build weaponised drones in Russia, according to the Daily Star Sunday.
Another picture apparently shows a drone carrying what appears to be anti-tank rockets, and the caption states that they are some of the types of bombs being manufactured by ISIS.
Cyber security experts claim the app has become a “breeding ground” for terrorists in the run up to the World Cup.
Elad Ezrachi, of internet surveillance firm Sixgill, told the Star his firm had seen the clips and added that intelligence suggests the threats to be taken seriously.Read More
Isis is even plotting to send suicide bombers into stadiums on flyboards, a Daily Star Sunday investigation can reveal. Islamist nuts have been posting videos and pictures on encrypted app Telegram detailing their evil plans to murder players and fans. Last night, cyber-security experts claimed the Telegram app has become a “breeding ground” for terrorists in the run up to the World Cup. Elad Ezrachi, of internet surveillance firm Sixgill, said Isis began using armed drones in Iraq and Syria in early 2017.Read More
פשיעת סייבר הולכת ליצור 3.5 מיליון משרות חדשות תוך שלוש השנים הקרובות, פי 3.5 יותר ממיליון המשרות שנפתחו במהלך 2016. עלות הגנת עסקים ב 2017 עלתה כדי 86 מיליארד USD. התופעה הולכת וגדלה בקצבים מדהימים. מה המגמות והאתגרים הצפויים לנו ב 2018 ואילך?Read More
We all know hackers sell your data online, but did you know that now they’re now to selling your selfies on the dark web, too?
That’s the word from Sixgill, an Israeli dark web research company. Unfortunately, this new development could have dangerous implications as more and more companies move toward what’s being called “selfie pay.”Read More
Sixgill is among the finalists of the InfoSec Awards for 2018 which will be announced at RSA.
It’s been nearly six months in the making – our annual review of the hottest, most innovative, best, market leaders, next-generation and cutting edge INFOSEC companies offering incredible products and services.
This year we decided to also include and give credit to a small list of public relations firms that do a great job to help get the word out about these innovators and we’ve included a small list of very important people to keep an eye on – because they are making a difference.
We scoured the globe and found nearly 3,000 companies who create and offer the most respected InfoSec products and services. Some of them you have never even heard of until today. Some are startups and some are early stage. Some are bigger known players. But what they all have in common is a drive for innovation. They truly want to help you get ahead of the next breach. They are on a mission to help you comply with regulations, stop the cyber-criminals, hackers, hacktivists, cyber terrorists and threats against critical infrastructure.Read More
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We all know hackers sell your data online, but did you know that now they’re now to selling your selfies on the dark web, too?
That’s the word from Sixgill, an Israeli dark web research company. Unfortunately, this new development could have dangerous implications as more and more companies move toward what’s being called “selfie pay.”Read More
It is now no-brainer that you literally get anything from the dark web. Commonly perceived as the Internet’s “shrouded underbelly,” the dark web is famous for its exclusive hidden markets which make a brisk trade in the sales of weapons, personal documents and identities, not to mention narcotics. Recently, Sixgill, an Israel-based dark web research company, came across a significant data dump up for sale on a primarily Russian-language dark web forum. What particularly set this dump apart from the rest of the large chunk of data available was that for every record, there was an accompanying selfie of the said user.Read More
Nous savons que les informations confidentielles de millions de personnes sont présentes sur les marchés clandestins du dark web. La société de recherche Sixgill, spécialisée dans l’observation du dark web, a récemment repéré un dépôt de données sur un forum en langue russe qui comprend de nombreux selfies d’utilisateurs. En tout, pas moins de 100.000 documents pour une valeur totale de 50.000 dollars.Read More
Hackers are apparently getting more visual with a recent data dump for sale on the dark web — including a selfie of each user. According to a report in NextWeb, Sixgill, an Israeli dark web research company, discovered a data dump for sale on a big Russian language dark web format that includes a selfie of the users. “We came across an advertisement in a closed-access forum which is predominantly Russian where someone was selling 100,000 documents for $50,000,” said Sixgill’s Alex Karlinsky in an interview with NextWeb. “These documents include their ID or passport, proof of address, and unusually, a selfie.”Read More
Cybercriminals are selling selfies alongside their data dumps on Russian language dark web forums, offering potential buyers more options to exploit victims. “We came across an advertisement in a closed-access forum which is predominantly Russian where someone was selling 100,000 documents for $50,000,” Alex Karlinsky a spokesperson for Israeli dark-web research firm Sixgill told TNW. “These documents include their ID or passport, proof of address, and unusually, a selfie.”Read More
گرفتن عکس سلفی و انتشار آن بر روی شبکههای اجتماعی مانند اینستاگرام، فیسبوک و شبکههایی از این قبیل به اتفاقی عادی و روزمره تبدیل شده است. اما گروههای مبارزه با جرایم مجازی به تازگی اطلاعاتی را منتشر کردهاند که ابعاد خطرناکی از انتشار عکسهای سلفی را برملا میکند.
Selfie trafugati e messi in vendita nel Dark web. In un forum in lingua russa, la compagnia israeliana Sixgil ha scoperto il commercio di 100 mila documenti contenenti informazioni personali. Carte d’identità, passaporti, indirizzi e per la prima volta anche autoscatti. Il tutto al prezzo di 50mila dollari.Read More
Una empresa de seguridad informática alertó sobre la venta de un conjunto de 100.000 documentos con datos personales (identificación y comprobante de dirección), que se ofrecen junto a selfies de las víctimas por 50.000 dólares en la dark web (una zona de la red no indexada por motores de búsqueda convencionales).
Lo que distingue a este conjunto de datos de los miles que están disponibles en la dark web es que cada registro está acompañado de una selfie, con la gravedad de que al combinar este tipo de imágenes (selfies) con otros registros personales un atacante puede, por ejemplo, abrir cuentas bancarias o acceder a líneas de crédito en nombre de una víctima.Read More
De acuerdo con el experto en ciberseguridad Aled Karlinsky, en la dark web se está poniendo de moda la venta de documentos digitalizados como selfies, identificaciones oficiales, comprobantes de domicilio, entre otros, aprovechando la virtualización de servicios bancarios y crediticios.
Hace ya unos cuantos años que las selfies empezaron a ponerse de moda. A partir de ahí, los teléfonos con cámara frontal se han convertido en algo indispensable en los smartphones y el fenómeno llegó hasta el famoso y a la vez odiado ‘palo selfie’. Sin embargo, estas fotografías también pueden suponer un peligro para la seguridad y están siendo comercializadas en la Dark Web.
En la parte oscura de internet se puede encontrar cualquier cosa; desde armas hasta venta de identidades falsas. Los ciberdelincuentes han encontrado su hábitat en este lugar oscuro de la web y una de sus últimas maniobras ha sido la venta y comercialización de las selfies.Read More
With all the efforts put into cybersecurity, the amount of breaches continues to rise. An activist approach, that is knowing in advance about the potential threats and threat actors – or cyber threat intelligence – is increasingly becoming a way companies and organizations want to go to protect themselves.
A new cannabis-backed cryptocurrency hopes to prove that a digital currency designed for social impact can solve real-world problems. “Cryptocurrency can take the marijuana industry to a whole new level,” says Gabriel Glusman, a senior analyst at Sixgill cyber intelligence firm.Read More
The popularity of bitcoin is creating problems for criminals dealing in ransomware — and some are already casting their gaze towards a less volatile cryptocurrency. There is one group for whom the almost-anonymous nature of bitcoin is highly appealing: cybercriminals. Bitcoin was used to trade in illicit products and services on the dark web, as it was relatively simple to get hold of, reliable, and very hard for anyone to monitor transactions and where the money ended up.
“The fact that so many people are legally buying into bitcoin right now has dramatically increased the volume of trading,” Gabriel Glusman, senior cyber intelligence analyst at Sixgill, told ZDNet.
2017 was a difficult year for Dark Web markets. Two of the major markets, AlphaBay and Hansa, were shut down by law enforcement. Others shut down on their own, either permanently or for periods of time. And the cryptocurrency in use, Bitcoin, has seen a meteoric rise in value which has changed the rules of the game. In this in-depth video interview, TechRepublic journalist Dan Patterson interviews Sixgill CEO Avi Kasztan and Senior Analyst Tommy Ben-Avi, on new trends of Dark Web markets.Read More
Federal agencies and large financial institutions are among those turning to an Israeli-based dark web intelligence company to prevent cyberattacks.
Sixgill combs the dark web for malicious actors, covertly monitoring activity, with the aim of averting hacks and data breaches. Barry Spielman, Vice President of marketing at Sixgill, spoke to RT at the European Cyber Threat Summit in Dublin, Ireland, for our YouTube Cyber Security Video Series.Read More
A review of 2017 finds it was littered with everything from natural disasters to large-scale public acts of terror that injured and claimed the lives of thousands in the U.S. alone.
Nationwide recently revealed that 58% of companies were affected by some form of a cyberattack in 2017, yet many were unaware of it. Among the companies hit were a number in the insurance industry.
Cyber security experts at Sixgill, a company that specializes in monitoring and interpreting activity on the Dark Web, say insurance companies are at risk of further attacks, and the number of attacks will only continue to rise.Read More
“Sixgill” refers to the breathing apparatus of a shark. Deep. Silent. Stealthy. SIXGILL offers software and services which function like “your eyes in the Dark Web.”
Compared with reports about Dark Web activity from other vendors providing Dark Web analytic, monitoring, and search services, the Dark Web Notebook team pegs s SIXGILL in the top tier of services.Read More
Avi Kasztan, Co-Founder & CEO of Israeli cyber security firm Sixgill, speaks to CNN’s Samuel Burke about allegations North Korea is behind cyber attacks hitting major industries.Read More
CNN’s Business and Technology correspondent Samuel Burke, interviews Sixgill’s CEO, Avi Kasztan, on CNN Espanol, about North Korean Cyberwarfare, in the wake of the story about the “Fallchill” malware. The US government has warned that North Korean state-sponsored hackers have been targeting the aerospace, telecommunications, and finance sectors since 2016 with the FallChill malware that can secretly take over a computer.
ISIS fanatics have made a chilling threat against Prince George saying: “Even the royal family will not be left alone,” it has been claimed.
The sick extremists allegedly posted a picture of the future King outside his £20,000-a-year school in Battersea, South London on encrypted instant messaging app Telegram with the horrifying message.Read More
Using the encrypted instant messaging app Telegram the terrorists said: “Even the royal family will not be left alone.”
The brain-washed ISIS followers chilling added a picture of Prince George next to his school, Thomas’s Battersea, in south London, according to the Daily Star Sunday.
There was a national outcry on social media as the news broke of the sick plot. Britons took to twitter to declare their outrage.
Barry Spielman, whose internet surveillance company, Sixgill, has been tracking Telegram channels since the start of the year, said: “Our intelligence suggests that these threats are to be taken seriously.
“Over the last 12 months, we have seen both official and non-official Isis channels move over to Telegram.
ISIS fanatics have made a chilling threat against Prince George saying: “Even the Royal Family will not be left alone,” it has been claimed. The barbarous extremists allegedly posted a picture of the future king on encrypted instant messaging app Telegram with the horrifying message.Read More
Islamic State militants have posted what appear to be threats against 4-year-old Prince George online, according to British media.
A photo of the preschool-age prince was discovered on an encrypted instant-messaging app, Telegram. Cybersecurity expert Barry Spielman told the Daily Star, “This threat to Prince George is chilling.”
“Our intelligence suggests that these threats are to be taken seriously,” he said.
Isis have made a sickening threat to kill Prince George at school, it has been reported. Shocking messages referencing the royal family have been detected on the surreptitious communicative service Telegram, it is claimed. Islamic extremists prefer communicating on Telegram because messages are encrypted and keep the user’s location and identity unknown. The social media platform has been labelled by cyber-security experts as a ”breeding ground” for terrorists.Read More
The extremists allegedly posted the message alongside a photo of the future king entering his Battersea school on Telegram, an encrypted instant messaging app.
ISIS fanatics added a picture of the future king next to a photo of his school in Battersea, south London. They included the address with the caption “school starts early”.
It also featured words in Arabic taken from a jihadi song which translates as, “When war comes with the melody of bullets, we descend on disbelief, desiring retaliation”.
Our investigators uncovered the hate-filled threat on the anonymous Telegram messaging service.
Barry Spielman, whose internet surveillance firm Sixgill has been tracking Telegram channels since the start of the year, said: “Our intelligence suggests that these threats are to be taken seriously.Read More
Um das Dark Web ranken sich seit jeher Gerüchte und Mythen. Es gilt unter anderem als Ort des Verbrechens. Alle Formen illegaler Waren, Dienstleistungen und gestohlener Güter werden dort angeboten. Doch offenbar hat es eine ganz andere Geschichte.
Laut dem Sicherheitsexperten Barry Spielman war Dark Web immer ein Ort für dunkle Geschäfte. Das Dark Web sei von der US-Marine gegründet worden, um Dissidenten in anderen Staaten die Möglichkeit zu geben, anonym mit der Außenwelt zu kommunizieren. Genau diese Möglichkeit zur anonymen Kommunikation, habe aus dem Dark Web später einen Ort für Kriminelle gemacht.
In spite of a long streak of high-profile busts over the past few months, illegal trading on the dark web seems to be burgeoning – so much so that some vendors have began leaving behind popular marketplaces to set up their own private shops. The move towards private P2P shops represents “the natural evolution of a successful vendor that has grown on a traditional [dark web] market,” according to cybersecurity firm Sixgill.Read More
שולחן עגול: הפעם אנחנו עוסקים בנושא שקוראים לו סייבר סקיוריטי שהוא נושא גדול כגודל האוקיינוס האטלנטי. אנחנו הפעם ננסה לכוון את הדיון לשני כיוונים. אחד, קודם כל הרי אנחנו יודעים שסייבר זה משהו שמדברים עליו הרבה, אבל לא תמיד מאותה זווית. הייתי שמח אם בהתחלה יציג כל אחד את תפיסתו. מה החשיבות של מניעת סייבר, מה הנזקים שסייבר יכול לגרום, ובעצם סביב השאלה האם הכול פריץ שזו הכותרת של הדיון הזה.Read More
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “On the Radar: Sixgill Highlights Threats and Enables Real-Time Prioritization of Alerts” company profile has been added to Research and Markets’ offering.
Enterprises with their own security analysts, law enforcement agencies, the intelligence community, and national governments require data on threat actors to inform their hunting activities, for which the Dark-i platform is clearly relevant.Read More
The dark web showcases the worst parts of the internet – but it also shows us it’s possible to browse without giving up our privacy.
Online anonymity is a double-edged sword. The privacy afforded by the dark web creates the perfect hiding place for criminal organisations to buy and sell stolen credit card information or plot the next cyber attack. “The amount of money changing hands on the dark web is huge,” says Avi Kasztan, CEO of the Israel-based cyber intelligence firm SixGill.Read More
Malware targeting the Mac operating system has seen a significant growth in the first half of this year, according to security firm Malwarebytes.
The App Store is not immune to these threats, said Reed. “For example, the recent Proton remote access Trojan that plagued Mac users fooled many experienced, security-minded people who became infected.
Proton was discovered for sale on a closed Russian cyber crime message board by researchers at security firm, Sixgill.
Sixgill is an Israeli Cyber intelligence firm that specializes in disruptive technology, Dark-i, their main product, is designed to automatically gather relevant intelligence from within the dark web, disrupt malicious communications and even get criminals arrested. In this article, I was honored to interview the brilliant mind behind Sixgill, CEO Avi Kasztan, and get a taste of the great mystery called the Dark Web.Read More
Hard Luck to Israel Darknet users following the recent announcement of the government to block all activities deemed illegal on the internet including the Darknet marketplaces.
Israeli cyber intelligence firm, Sixgill as part of the war against the illegal users, unearthed the Darknet some time ago. Avi Kasztan, the CEO and co-founder of Sixgil said to reporters that: “Cyber criminals have created a digital marketplace where unscrupulous students can purchase or gain information necessary to provide them with unfair and illegal academic credentials and advantages.”Read More
Fondée en Israël en 2014 Sixgill s’est focalisée sur l’observation des pirates informatiques qui gravitent dans le Darkweb qui permet d’anticiper les attaques de toutes sortent du DDOS, au vol de numéros de cartes de crédit, aux attaques sur les VIP ou sur la e-réputation. Avi Kasztan, le CEO de Sixgill rencontré lors de notre voyage d’étude en Israël, considère que le Darkweb est un réseau social dans lequel il s’infiltre pour mieux contrer les cyberattaques.Read More
In the deepest, shadiest corners of the Dark Web, there are crooks and extremists plotting attacks against people, states, and organizations. It’s an area of the internet little-known to everyday-citizens of the world. But tech experts are monitoring the Dark Web, and insurers might be able to reap the benefits of learning what is being discussed in the most nefarious chatrooms out there.
Sixgill, based out of Israel, with operating staff in the United States and Europe, analyzes and forecasts cyberattacks through auto-monitoring chatter in the Dark Web, and by forming profiles on some of the net’s anonymous criminals.Read More
With the proliferation of commercial-off-the-shelf UAVs employed by extremist organisations in the Middle East, the defence and security sector continues to ramp up capabilities to not only detect such threats but also effectively counter them. Encrypted and anonymous communications nodes including chat channels such as Telegram, Whatsapp, Threema and Signal are being used to educate combatant leaders, groups and even so-called ‘lone wolves’ worldwide.
Undoubtedly the largest growth area for terrorist organisations in the Middle East is the proliferation of UAV intelligence across the Internet. Israeli cyber intelligence specialist company Sixgill said it has witnessed significant uplift in not only information but also activities since the start of February 2017.Read More
Dark web marketplace AlphaBay’s closure last week followed an international law enforcement operation and multiple raids, it has emerged. It has also been reported that a key suspect who was arrested in the raids has died in custody. The world’s biggest online drug bazaar dropped offline on 5 July, sparking fears that its administrators had disappeared taking a swag bag of digital currency with them, pulling an “exit scam” like other dark web marketplace kingpins before them.
Avi Kasztan, chief exec of Sixgill, predicted that “Dream Market” is likely to become the next major player on the dark web.Read More
In today’s world, cybersecurity’s at the top of everyone’s mind. But the DarkWeb seems beneath everyone’s attention. Why should most companies care about the DarkWeb when they’re doing business normally and legitimately, “above-ground,” so to speak? “Why do they care?” asks host Richard Jaobs.
Barry Spielman of Sixgill answers. “To a very large degree, our solution is meant for those who understand or are beginning to understand the importance of the DarkWeb.” Since its inception, the Darkweb has become a mammoth black market. From weapons to drugs, you can buy just about anything.”
Listen to learn more about how Sixgill protects businesses from Dark Web threats.Listen
The ‘dark web’ accounts for 96% of the internet and is not accessible by an everyday internet user or search engine. Instead, it is where cyber criminals increasingly come for hacking and fraud, and to trade stolen credit card numbers and personal information.
Not anymore. Using unique dark-i technology and fully automated intelligent monitoring algorithms, Sixgill penetrates deep into this world, automatically and covertly monitoring the dark web to prevent cyber-attacks before they occur. It also detects and controls organisational data leaks, observes cyber criminals during the planning of attacks, and generates both real-time alerts as well as customable and actionable intelligence.
Read more at http://disrupt100.com/company/sixgill/#oXt3FoSLDJc3dcsq.99
For the last several years, I have been an academic advisor to Netexplo, a Paris-based affiliate of UNESCO that conducts a survey of digital innovations around the world, using its network of universities to identify innovation trends that seem to manifest themselves year after year. They emphasise that the trends are based on the 2,000 or so ideas that the students locate every year, and many of these trends will fail to realise their full potential: it is not a forecast at all.
Sixgill – an application for probing the “dark web” to identify and predict patterns of criminal activity. It does continuous mass surveillance of the dark web to try and spot criminal activity, hacks or leaks before they occur. (Israel)Read More
ב–2010 זיהתה הממשלה את הפוטנציאל של ישראל בתחום הטכנולוגיות הפיננסיות, שלימים זכו לכינוי פינטק. כחלק מתוכנית של משרד האוצר לעידוד תעשיית ההיי־טק (תוכנית “יתרון יחסי“), יזמה הממשלה פרויקט שנועד למשוך לישראל גופים פיננסיים בולטים שיקימו פעילות פיתוח בארץ, בתקווה שתקום סביבם תעשייה בתחום. שבע שנים מאוחר יותר, פינטק הוא כבר באז־וורד שחוק, ופעילות סיטיבנק (Citibank) בישראל היא סיפור ההצלחה שניתן לייחס לתוכנית.
חברות בולטות נוספות בפורטפוליו של האקסלרטור הן סיקסגיל (Sixgill),שפיתחה מערכת התרעה על איומי סייבר על ידי ניטור הרשת האפלה (Darkweb), ופיי־קי (Paykey), שפיתחה מקלדת להעברת תשלומים דרך הסלולר עבור בנקים.Read More
Popular open source MacOS video converter HandBrake was compromised by malware for nearly five days earlier this month, a message from the company behind the application revealed Monday. A download mirror server used to host HandBrake was hacked, and a modified version of HandBrake that contained a variant of the OSX.Proton Trojan was uploaded in its place, meaning anyone who downloaded the app from the compromised server may have been infected.
An analysis published by security researchers at cyber intelligence firm Sixgill found the malware is able to spy on user activities. It is capable of monitoring a user’s keystrokes, uploading files remotely to the victim’s machine, downloading files from the internet, taking screenshots of user activity and gaining root access to the device.Read More
According to Israeli threat intelligence firm Sixgill, certifications and degrees are very cheap and it is possible to hire hackers to break into the university computer systems and alter grades. Sixgill identified several hackers that could be hired to compromise systems at the University in order to change grades and remove academic admonishments.Read More
Hackers compromised a download server for a popular media-encoding software named HandBrake and used it to push stealthy malware that stole victims’ password keychains, password vaults, and possibly the master credentials that decrypted them, security researchers said Monday. Over a four-day period ending Saturday, a download mirror located at download.handbrake.fr delivered a version of the DVD ripping and video conversion software that contained a backdoor known as Proton, HandBrake developers warned over the weekend.
Proton is a full-featured, professionally developed Mac malware that sells for as much as $63,000 on dark-Web crime forums. It’s a general-purpose backdoor that offers a range of features, including keylogging, remote login access, the ability to take and upload webcam and screenshot videos and images, and the ability to steal stored files. An earlier version of Proton shipped with a valid code-signing signature that Apple uses to certify the trustworthiness of third-party software, according to this analysis from security firm Sixgill. Earlier this year, Apple developers updated macOS to automatically detect that version, Reed said.Read More
Popular open source MacOS video converter HandBrake was compromised by malware for nearly five days earlier this month, a message from the company behind the application revealed Monday.
An analysis published by security researchers at cyberintelligence firm Sixgill found the malware is able to spy on user activities. It is capable of monitoring a user’s keystrokes, uploading files remotely to the victim’s machine, downloading files from the internet, taking screenshots of user activity and gaining root access to the device.Read More
Last year, the Transmission torrent app was hacked not just once, but twice, to install the KeRanger ransomware and, later, the Keydnap backdoor. Now, the same thing has happened to the popular DVD-ripping HandBrake app, which is installing a new variant of the Proton malware. The real HandBrake 1.0.7 app was replaced with a malicious copy on May 2. This issue was discovered and the malicious app was removed on May 6, also a security warning was posted on the HandBrake website. Both the HandBrake website and the copy of HandBrake available via Homebrew (a command-line software installation system) were affected.
What is Proton?
Many people may never have heard of Proton before. Earlier this year, a signature for Proton was silently added to Apple’s XProtect signatures, but nobody ever saw a copy. Later, Sixgill wrote up findings that revealed Proton was malware up for sale on the dark web.Read More
בהודעה חריגה מזהירה ענקית הטכנולוגיה מלחיצה על קישור לקבצי docs משולח שאתם כביכול מכירים. בתרמית ניתן להשתלט על החשבון שלכם.
אלעד לביא, סמנכ”ל טכנולוגיות ומייסד Sixgill, המנטרת איומי סייבר ב-Dark Web, אמר בעקבות האזהרה של גוגל: “אנחנו רואים עכשיו אסטרטגיית פריצה ידועה הקרויה פישינג. זהו מצב שבו האקר מעמיד פנים שהוא מישהו שהמשתמש מכיר והוא מנסה לקחת אותו לדף פיקטיבי שבו הוא יצטרך להכניס את כל האישורים. כל המידע האישי הזה עובר להאקר ולאחר מכן למכירה ב-Dark Web. לפעמים המייל שמגיע למשמש כולל תוכנה זדונית (Malware)”.Read More
Sixgill (www.cybersixgill.com), a leading cyber-intelligence company that analyzes the Dark Web, is announcing today that it’s been selected as one of the top ten most innovative and promising digital initiatives of the year at 10th Netexplo Forum in partnership with UNESCO.
The Netexplo Forum is an annual event held in partnership with UNESCO on digital innovation. The event highlights some of the most innovative and promising companies from around the globe that are inventing new forms of education, communication, information, solidarity and management.
The nomination further solidifies Sixgill’s standing as one of the leading cyber-intelligence companies in the world. The company was previously selected as one of the top five most innovative companies at the Cybox competition at Cybertech 2016.Read More
Vous voulez gagner une place pour un voyage dans la société du futur, sans quitter Paris ? Les 30 premiers “Obsonautes” qui enverront un email à firstname.lastname@example.org en précisant qu’ils viennent de “l’Obs” auront droit à une invitation gratuite pour le 10e Forum NetExplo Observatory, à l’Unesco les 26 et 27 avril.
Poursuivre les escrocs, terroristes et autres mafieux qui se terrent dans les recoins du Dark Web, c’est la mission que s’est donnée Sixgill. Sa technologie de pointe en cybersécurité lui permet de surfer sur cette face obscure du web, d’y repérer les agissements criminels et de bloquer leurs attaques.Read More
Pour sa dixième édition, l’observatoire Netexplo dévoile à nouveau 10 initiatives numériques à fort potentiel de rupture, sélectionnées par les 2000 identifiées par son réseau de veilleurs académiques à travers le monde. Sans surprise, l’intelligence artificielle est au cœur des trois grandes tendances digitales de 2017.
Sixgill (Israël) : Technologie de pointe en cybersécurité qui lui permet de découvrir et de surfer sur les sites les plus importants du Dark Web développée par la société Sixgill.Read More
Netexplo fête cette année son 10ème anniversaire. Né en 2007 (une année symbolique avec la naissance de l’iPhone, le début du programme Watson ou encore d’Android, le lancement de la start-up controversée 23andMe et le poids sans précédent des réseaux sociaux dans l’élection de Barack Obama), l’observatoire indépendant a bâti un réseau mondial, composé d’universitaires et d’experts, pour détecter les dernières innovations et tendances digitales, dans la Silicon Valley mais aussi (et surtout) dans les autres régions du monde.
Basée à Tel-Aviv en Israël, la start-up Sixgill combine intelligence artificielle et cybersécurité pour déjouer les identités cryptées du darkweb et tracer les criminels. La jeune pousse a finalisé un tour de table de 5 millions de dollars auprès de la société Elron en juin dernier.Read More
Décrédibilisé aux yeux de la communauté des cybercriminels, l’auteur d’un cheval de Troie bancaire en publie le code source. Sa création n’est pourtant pas une arnaque.
NukeBot – ou Nuclear Bot – est un cheval de Troie bancaire qui a pour la première fois fait parler de lui en décembre 2016 dans un forum underground à l’initiative d’un certain Gosya parlant russe, et avec un prix de vente aux alentours de 2 500 dollars qui a ultérieurement augmenté.Read More
The author of a powerful banking trojan has leaked his own source code in order to get back into the good graces of the greater cybercrime community, which shunned him for breaches of rules and etiquette on cybercrime forums, IBM’s X-Force threat research team has reported. The botnet, known as Nuclear Bot or NukeBot, is modular trojan featuring a web-based admin panel for control of infected endpoints. A recent analysis from Sixgill found that the malware injects code in Chrome and Firefox, includes a rootkit for 32-bit and 64-bit machines, and bypasses User Account Control and Windows Firewall executions.Read More
News has emerged of yet another malware threat to Apple’s computers, this time in the form of a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) crafted to target macOS – and it has a major security sting in its tail.
The malware, which goes by the name of ‘Proton’, was discovered by security outfit Sixgill on an underground Russian cybercrime forum where developers try to sell their exploitative wares to other malicious users of the dark web.Read More
Security researchers have discovered the existence of a new trojan dubbed “Proton” being marketed in hacking forums to online criminals, claiming to ship with genuine Apple code-signing signatures that could make it a greater risk to victims.Read More
A new remote access tool (RAT) targeting macOS users is currently being advertised on Russian underground hacking forums, a custom website, and through YouTube videos, security researchers from Sixgill have discovered.
Believed to have launched late last year, this new threat, named Proton RAT, comes with many features such as the ability to execute console commands, log keystrokes, take screenshots, access the user’s webcam, open SSH/VNC remote connections, and show popups requestions additional info such as credit card numbers, login credentials, and others.
Apple iPhone users are less likely to download malicious apps than Android smartphone owners – for now. Earlier this week, cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks discovered 132 Android apps infected with malware in the Google Play store. Any app featured in the iOS store has gone through an in-depth examination – the thorough vetting process blocks “widespread malware infection” among iPhone users, but malicious software targeting iOS-based systems is on the rise, according to a report from SIXGILL last month.Read More
Long gone are the days that Mac OS users can legitimately claim that malware only affects Windows machines. Malware in general spreads through our lives, daily. New pieces of malicious software appear daily too. Usually Windows machines and isolated browsers are the target but Apple’s Macintosh line is not exempt. As a testament to this statement, researchers found a new brand of malware, again targeting Mac OS.Read More
High demand is placing a strain on services already struggling to find the right talent.
For technology driven economies reliant on electronic communication and secure data storage, cybercrime is a prevailing threat that’s increasing in frequency and constantly evolving to bypass safeguards.
Unlike the basement dwelling stereotype, the hacking community is a big business that bares an uncomfortable resemblance to legitimate industry. “It seems that in the cybercriminal field, not only are they highly skilled but also good businessmen running very big industries,” says Avi Kasztan, CEO of cybersecurity firm Sixgill. “What makes a difference is that in general they are well organised and have made a profession from their activity.”
“Intelligence company, Sixgill discovered the advertisement of the malware on Russian message boards popular with cyber-criminals, going for 40 bitcoin….The [Sixgill] report notes that perhaps its most deadly quality is that it uses real Apple code-signing certificates. This means, add the authors, that Proton creators have managed to falsify Apple Developer ID Program registration or used stolen credentials. Its this edge that might contribute to the vendors labelling their product “fully undetectable”.”Read More
No one is safe from malware these days, even macOS users. 2017 has been a banner year for malware on Apple computers, including a new threat that allows total remote control from a web console.Read More
High demand is placing a strain on services already struggling to find the right talent
For technology driven economies reliant on electronic communication and secure data storage, cybercrime is a prevailing threat that’s increasing in frequency and constantly evolving to bypass safeguards.
Two new malware threats in a week this past month, plus others in January, brings the 2017 Mac malware count up to 6 – and growing.
On Valentine’s Day, Mac users got a special “treat” in the form of new malware. That same week, there were signs of yet another piece of malware looming. These threats were overshadowed a bit by the discovery last week of the second ransomware app to ever appear on the Mac, but they’re still worthy of consideration.
Hackers Selling Undetectable Proton Malware for Mac in 40 BTC
Hackers are selling a malware for Mac devices on a prominent dark web marketing claiming mthat it is undetectable and comes with capabilities including taking full control of macOS devices by evading anti-virus detection. Dubbed Proton by its developers, the malware is a RAT (Remote Administration Tool) and is being sold in one of the leading closed Russian cybercrime message boards. The discovery was made by Sixgill, a cyber-intelligence company that detects cyber-attacks and sensitive data leaks originating from the Dark Web before they occur.Read More
macOS Proton malware is undetectable, available on the dark web for 40 BTC
Malware is undoubtedly a growing problem for nearly everybody. Even relatively clean sites and services have been inundated with malware, making it more important than ever to have a solid computer security plan in place. Proton malware is a new threat for macOS that allows users to take complete control over the victim’s computer. Once installed Proton is completely undetectable. Proton is a Remote Administration Tool (RAT) discovered by the team at Sixgill, a company that searches for possible attacks and breaches originating from the Dark Web before they can be executed.Read More
Hackers Selling Undetectable Proton Malware for macOS in 40 BTC
Hackers are selling a malware for Mac devices on a prominent dark web marketing claiming that it is undetectable and comes with capabilities including taking full control of macOS devices by evading anti-virus detection.
Dubbed Proton by its developers, the malware is a RAT (Remote Administration Tool) and is being sold in one of the leading closed Russian cybercrime message boards. The discovery was made by Sixgill, a cyber-intelligence company that detects cyber-attacks and sensitive data leaks originating from the Dark Web before they occur.Read More
The Dark Web made headlines over the previous months with a series of cyber attacks on major companies, such as the hacking and sale of a billion Yahoo accounts, that included over 150,000 U.S. government and military employees, as well the release of porn site user account emails and passwords. As threats from the Dark Web grow, so do companies finding means to mitigate them. One such firm is Sixgill, an Israeli cyber intelligence company, that purports to uncover and defuse data leaks and cyber-attacks coming from the Dark Web before they can even occur while informing their clients of priority threats through real-time alerts.Read More
Security researchers have uncovered a new malware strain, dubbed Nuke, put up for sale on the dark web by an alleged Russian cybercriminal going by the pseudonym Gosya. Researchers noted that the malware comes with several features, including “bot killer” abilities, which allows it to remove all competing malware from an infected machine. According to researchers at cybersecurity firm Sixgill, which specialises in detecting and defusing cyberattacks and data leaks originating from the dark web, the Nuke malware comes with Chrome and Firefox code injecting abilities. It fully supports 32-bit and 64-bit systems alike and is also capable of bypassing UAC and Windows Firewall executions.Read More
2017 is almost here and it’s once again time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm.
Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?
Company name: SixGill
VC: OurCrowd’s Jon Medved
Relationship: No relation. VC just thinks it’s cool.
Why it’s hot: “Sixgill cyber intelligence platform provides organizations with continuous monitoring, prioritized real time alerts and actionable dark web intelligence,” Medved says.Read More
Israel-based cyber intelligence specialist Sixgill has revealed elements of an emerging concept of operation (CONOP) being witnessed across the cyberspace market that involves a shift in emphasis away from protective measures to detection capabilities.Read More
Como una ciudad sin ley. La dark web es sin duda el sitio más obsceno y sucio de Internet. Si tienes dinero puedes encontrar prácticamente todo lo que te imagines: narcóticos, pasaportes falsos, armas de fuego o incluso asesinos a sueldo. Y según el grupo de inteligencia sobre amenazas israelí Sixgill, mucha gente estaría utilizándola para conseguir títulos universitarios falsos.
Tal y como dice el CEO de la compañía, Avi Kasztan: “los criminales cibernéticos han creado un mercado digital en el que estudiantes sin escrúpulos pueden obtener o conseguir la información necesaria para tener credenciales académicas de forma injusta”.Read More