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12/3/2016
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Sean Martin
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Where Cybercriminals Go To Buy Your Stolen Data

What malicious sites provide both free and paid access to stolen credit cards, company databases, malware and more?
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Bonus Source: Novice Cybercrime Communities

Social sites, communities, marketplaces and other places for people new to the cybercrime underground to learn their craft have become increasingly available, easy to find, and easy to use, even for the most novice user.

'The introduction of low cost-domains, the availability of cheap shared web hosting, and the large number of free-to-use open-source community platforms has enabled fraudsters to easily set up and run dark web communities in a matter of a few minutes,' says Tyler. 'This has led to a huge explosion in the number of communities that are accessible and available, even for those hunting for information via a search engine.'

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Bonus Source: Novice Cybercrime Communities

Social sites, communities, marketplaces and other places for people new to the cybercrime underground to learn their craft have become increasingly available, easy to find, and easy to use, even for the most novice user.

The introduction of low cost-domains, the availability of cheap shared web hosting, and the large number of free-to-use open-source community platforms has enabled fraudsters to easily set up and run dark web communities in a matter of a few minutes, says Tyler. This has led to a huge explosion in the number of communities that are accessible and available, even for those hunting for information via a search engine.

Image Source: CSID

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RetiredUser,
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12/4/2016 | 11:30:34 PM
Offensive Security by the Private Citizen
I'm curious after reading this about whether a private citizen can do anything at all to investigate potential stolen data and illegal activities associated with their finances or business.  In the past I'd had the opportunity to build a honeypot which I was excited about since I always wanted to test out some ideas, build a custom Tor, etc.  But then I got lots of feedback from techs that know about these things to not even touch the project.  Once you attach yourself to something that can be used for illegal activities you risk being implicated, especially due to (as noted in the article) the possibility of law enforcement monitoring various networks, websites and file access points.  I'm surprised, in fact, this article doesn't unequivocally state private citizens not associated with law enforcement should not even consider researching these places.  What's the real rule of thumb in this case?
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.osiris,
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12/6/2016 | 1:27:29 AM
Re: .osiris
You can also add Armada board. A feaw years ago Crutop forum was very popular amonth the underground webmasters, until theor owner RedEye got prisoned.
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12/7/2016 | 8:05:06 AM
Identity theft
Well this just goes on to show how much of our data be it stored in our systems or browsing online is vulnerable and susceptible to being hacked or mistreated by malicious hands. Therefore it is always important to secure online footprints and privacy and what best way to do that than deploying secure vpn server like PureVPN which provides online encrypted connections. They have some deals going from what I read on my last visit to their website

www.purevpn.com/order
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12/13/2016 | 12:55:28 PM
Twenty Motion
Awesome articles
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12/16/2016 | 10:44:39 AM
Very interesting
Very interesting review of the marketplace
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10/10/2017 | 9:46:04 PM
Re: Offensive Security by the Private Citizen
its so interesting, thanks
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