An in-depth look into the duality of the Deep Web—how its anonymity allows free communication and the trade of illegal goods and services. See how it impacts the real world today, and how it could evolve over the next few years.
There's currently a high demand for Netflix and Uber credentials in the Deep Web and underground markets—perhaps even more than stolen credit card details. It's likely caused by its low cost and potential for more profit.
In Operation Onymous, 17 people were arrested and 414 different .onion domains were seized by various law enforcement agencies around the world. Soon after, new marketplaces using I2P and new currencies sprung up. Read more on Deep Web shutdowns.
Details of the different regional underground scenes we visited in 2015. Find out why we say the cybercriminal underground is not a huge global conglomerate, but rather a wide-ranging cluster of specialized “branches” that cater to specific needs.
While considered new and relatively smaller than its foreign counterparts, the German underground is a fully developed, well-managed haven that gives cybercriminals just about everything they need to start their own cybercrime business
This research paper offers a glimpse into Japan's unique cybercriminal underground—it's economy, the cybercriminals' activities, and a marketplace characterized by the taboo, the illegal, and the vindictive.