Niche dark web marketplaces for buying confidential insider information
You’ve probably heard of Alpha Bay and some other dark web marketplaces. But have you ever heard about Kick Ass Marketplace or The Stock Insiders? Mohit Kumar reports that there are dark web marketplaces where one can buy and sell stolen insider data.
According to a new report from the US-based risk security firm RedOwl and Israeli threat intelligence firm IntSights, staff at corporations are selling company’s internal secrets for cash to hackers on one of the most famous dark web markets Kick Ass Marketplace (Onion URL).
Besides selling their company’s secret information, researchers also found evidence of rogue staff, in some cases, even working with hackers to infect their company networks with malware.
Read more on The Hacker News and then think some more about your protection against insider threats.