Dark Web Threats: From Technical to Tactical

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The dark web is a mass of marketplaces and communities that can only be accessed through encrypted connections. The nature of dark web content is diverse, and the characters who live there range from those looking to purchase counterfeit goods, to drug dealers and cybercriminals. We’ll be focusing on this last category and exploring some examples of how threat actors use the dark web to conduct business, develop new threats, and trade techniques.

Selling Data and Credentials

Certain dark web marketplaces have become synonymous with the sale of credentials from large-scale hacks and data breaches. There are a few ways that unscrupulous individuals can look to profit from using these stolen credentials, including identity theft, or using email and social media accounts to defraud others. Some sellers of credentials have even specialized in trading logins for remote access to servers, or for spear phishing employees.

There’s also a market for corporate data, including intellectual property or customer information in dark web communities, and this kind of information is also sometimes made available by insiders looking to profit from their access to valuable data.

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