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June 6, 2019 Category: Into the Web of Profit, Uncategorized By: Dr Michael McGuire Comments: 0

New Study Explores the Dark Net and the Growing Risk to the Enterprise

  • New report details how the dark net has become a cybercrime shopping paradise, offering bespoke malware and targeted FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 hacking services
  • Dark net activity is set to go deeper underground, as vendors turn to encrypted messaging services to thwart law enforcement

After another three months of research I’m excited to unveil the next chapter of ‘Into the Web of Profit’– ‘Behind the Dark Net Black Mirror’ – at Infosecurity Europe today. The previous chapter examined what role social media plays in the cybercrime economy, and how platforms like Twitter are being used as a marketing portal to shopping facilities on the dark net.

Naturally, it felt like the next step in this journey was to jump headfirst into this portal, allowing us to delve into the murky underbelly of the dark net and highlight the growing risk posed to businesses. What we found was startling, and we uncovered a worrying amount of threats to the enterprise including bespoke m