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8/8/2018
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10 Threats Lurking on the Dark Web

Despite some high-profile takedowns last year, the Dark Web remains alive and well. Here's a compilation of some of the more prolific threats that loom.
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1. Doxing of VIPs
Dark Web and clear websites like Pastebin are a dumping ground for personal, financial, and technical information with malicious intent, says Terbium Labs' Walther-Puri. While there's a sense that people know their personal info could be put out on the Dark Web, they don't always understand the full implications. The bad threat actors can aggregate a lot of open source information and use it to humiliate them. The lesson for everyone: Be careful what you share on social media because it can be used against you. 
Image Source: Shutterstock via fatmawati achmad zaenuri

1. Doxing of VIPs

Dark Web and clear websites like Pastebin are a dumping ground for personal, financial, and technical information with malicious intent, says Terbium Labs' Walther-Puri. While there's a sense that people know their personal info could be put out on the Dark Web, they don't always understand the full implications. The bad threat actors can aggregate a lot of open source information and use it to humiliate them. The lesson for everyone: Be careful what you share on social media because it can be used against you.

Image Source: Shutterstock via fatmawati achmad zaenuri

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