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7 Best Practices for Dark Web Scanning

It would be great if Dark Web scans were as simple as Google searches – if you could simply plug your business’s name into a search engine, run a query and view a list of results about threats that impact your company. Unfortunately for businesses seeking to stay a step ahead of threat actors, quite the opposite is true. It’s not just that there is no Google or search index that teams can turn to when searching for threats.

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Demystifying the Dark Web and DarkNets, Part IV - Corporate Spies, Scammers, Spammers, Stalkers, and Cyber Criminals

September 7, 2023 Author: Anonymous Hacker, as told to Lindsey Watts Preface: Thus far in our series, we’ve looked at what DarkNet types exist in addition to the dark web, communication methodologies on DarkNets, social-ethical questions raised by anonymous, and unregulated and un-censored communication platforms. Your interest might be piqued at this point but if not hold onto your seat because it’s about to be.

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Demystifying the Dark Web and DarkNets, Part III - Accessing Dark Marketplaces Anonymously:

Without international laws in every country that are designed to protect individual data privacy as vehemently as does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many have turned to DarkNets and cryptocurrencies for their privacy protections – especially in the U.S. Is it surprising that the Washington Post, for example, has a dark web presence?


New AI Bot FraudGPT Hits the Dark Web to Aid Advanced Cybercriminals

Assisting with the creation of spear phishing emails, cracking tools and verifying stolen credit cards, the existence of FraudGPT will only accelerate the frequency and efficiency of attacks. When ChatGPT became available to the public, I warned about its misuse by cybercriminals. Because of the existence of “ethical guardrails” built into tools like ChatGPT, there’s only so far a cybercriminal can use the platform.


The dark web : what threat does this pose to your company?

There is a welter of websites that are not indexed by search engines on the dark web, making it an ideal space to exchange all kinds of illegal content or products. This dark part of the web actually represents just 0.1% of the deep web. So how come something so small can be so dangerous for organizations and users?

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Most of What You've Heard Is Wrong: Demystifying the Dark Web

In geopolitical – or even gang warfare, there are usually pretty clear sides. You have two opposing groups and their allies, a dispute, and skirmishes or battles. It’s Team A versus Team B. When it comes to cyber warfare, though, people don’t really have a “face” or specific group to associate with malicious activity. How can you defend against an enemy you don’t understand? Who are these people? What do they want? Why would they come after you?


BreachWatch vs LifeLock: Comparing Dark Web Monitoring Tools

The main differences between BreachWatch® and LifeLock are the type of protection they offer, the cost of each solution and the features they have. Continue reading to learn how BreachWatch and LifeLock compare, and how to choose the right dark web monitoring solution for yourself.


Why 2023 Requires a New Approach to Dark Web Monitoring

Dark Web monitoring strategies need to evolve. Gone are the days when the Dark Web was a haven mostly only for people who wanted to post illicit content anonymously. Today, the Dark Web has expanded into a hotbed for threat actors, who use Dark Web forums and apps to distribute malware and sell the fruits of their hacking activities.


Is the Dark Web Dangerous?

Yes, the dark web is dangerous because numerous criminal activities take place on the dark web. There are also cyberthreats that are common on the dark web such as malware, a type of malicious software, that can be installed onto your device by a cybercriminal and used to steal your information. Read on to learn more about why the dark web is dangerous and how you can avoid having your information published on it.