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26 Million Cards Rescued From the Dark Web

26 Million Cards Rescued From the Dark Web

A leading dark web carding market, BriansClub, was infiltrated, and 26 million card records have been exfiltrated and removed from the carding market ecosystem. Given the pervasive ties between fraud and transnational crime, taking down payment card marketplaces could make consumers safer in more ways than one.

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Bribes, Bad Movies, and Le Cybergendarmes

Bribes, Bad Movies, and Le Cybergendarmes

The Month of August in 5 Articles Each Month Terbium Labs’ Research Team curates news and information from the corners of the internet to summarize the month of August in 5 articles, just for you! Research, happenings, and more related to infosecurity, cybercrime,...

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Deep Dot Web Seized

Deep Dot Web Seized

The King is Dead, Long Live Decentralized Markets? On May 7th, 2019 The dark web news site, Deep Dot Web, had its website seized and administrators arrested through a coordinated effort with the U.S. FBI and European law enforcement agencies via Europol. The U.S. has...

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Drugs, Espionage, Breaches, and Router Bugs

Drugs, Espionage, Breaches, and Router Bugs

The Month of May in 5 Articles The Terbium Labs’ Research Team has curated news and information from the corners of the internet to summarize the month of May in 5 articles, just for you! Research, happenings, and more related to Infosecurity, cybercrime, payment card...

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Category Is: Another Data Aggregator Breach

Category Is: Another Data Aggregator Breach

Security researchers recently discovered an unsecured database containing hundreds of millions of personal information records. In addition to the personal information — which was stored in plain text — the database also contained corporate data, including information...

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Collection #1: Why You Should Care but Not Panic

Collection #1: Why You Should Care but Not Panic

January is not yet over and 2019 has already brought us the second biggest collection of stolen data in history. Unlike traditional data breaches, Collection #1 is actually a massive collection of smaller credential stuffing lists containing username and password...

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The Nine Lives of a Stolen Payment Card

The Nine Lives of a Stolen Payment Card

Banks today are all too familiar with the perils of payment card fraud, which has reached a 20-year high. In most cases of a fraudulent charge, the bank will absorb the cost or recoup it from the merchant, close out the impacted payment card, issue a new card, and...

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The Truth About Dark Web Pricing

The Truth About Dark Web Pricing

"But how much does my data cost on the dark web?” Occasionally articles and reports appear breathlessly listing the price for a credit card or Instagram account on the dark web. These articles provide only a small snapshot of dark web activity. Asking how much data...

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