Trends in Crypto-Related Crimes Globally

The emergence of cryptocurrencies revolutionized the crime world. Cryptocurrencies give criminals an opportunity to commit crimes while keeping their identities hidden. Crimes associated with cryptocurrencies include dark web illegal trades, cybercrime and money laundering. Trends in crypto-related crimes are mainly tied to the growth in the use of altcoins in place of Bitcoin as the…

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BlackTDS: A New Malware Distribution Channel

Researchers from Proofpoint, a cybersecurity firm, have unearthed insights behind BlackTDS—a new malware distribution channel in the dark web. BlackTDS is offering Traffic Distribution System-as-a-service to deploy and distribute malware on clients’ behalf at affordable rates. Traffic Distribution Systems (TDSs) usually make it possible for cybercriminals to choose their targets based on their geographic locations,…

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What Google and Facebook know about you

An expert has investigated the data that two internet companies possess and warns others on extent of privacy intrusion. Google and Facebook know almost everything a smartphone owner does online or offline and store the information even if the owner deletes the data on the device, a technical consultant and web developer has written on…

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