A former Australian police officer has been charged with selling fake IDs on the darknet, according to ABC news. The man is identified as James Goris, a 44-year-old from Castlemaine. He was a police officer up until 2010, according to reports.
Reportedly, Goris was manufacturing and selling fake federal police ID cards, maritime and aviation security passes, and computer equipment. These would be sent to buyers via Australia Post express and promised those who bought them easy access at police stations, a notion the defense rejected in court.
According to police, the 44-year-old was also advertising the sale of firearms and police radios. Detectives were unable to [...]
During the weekend of 5-6 November, Tesco Bank was hacked and £2.5 million pounds were stolen from its customers. Cybersecurity firm Cyberint probed the dark net for clues and caught hackers gloating.
According to the Israeli company, hackers were gloating on a variety of dark net platforms, such as AlphaBays’ forum, Hacking Forum and other lesser known pages. Reportedly hackers, were claiming the bank was a “cash milking cow”, and that it was “easy to cash out”. One of them even claimed he used to cash out £1.000 on a weekly basis, without being noticed.
Cyberint says it found discussions claiming a tool “brute forced” access to Tesco’s clients’ bank accounts. Its use [...]
After warrants were issued for his arrest, a Belgian policeman was apprehended in a police operation after the FBI spotted him purchasing grenades and handguns on the dark web.
A 35-year-old Belgian policeman, from the city of Charleroi in Belgium was arrested in late September by local authorities after the FBI spotted him purchasing handguns and grenades on the dark web.
According to Belgian publication NordEclair, a federal special police squad turned up on a neighborhood street shortly after midday to arrest the accused police officer at his home before transferring him to the offices of the Federal Police of Charleroi.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office [...]
A man accused of stealing bitcoin from darknet marketplace accounts after tricking users to reveal their credentials via a phishing scheme has been arrested and sees multiple marches.
Michael Richo, a 34-year-old from Wallingford, Connecticut was arrested yesterday by the FBI following a criminal complaint against him.
The complaint alleges that Richo devised an online phishing scheme to steal bitcoins from several individuals on the dark web, according to a notice by Department of Justice (DOJ).
Richo’s phishing scheme saw at least 10,000 stolen usernames and passwords saved on his computer, the complaint alleges.Lucrative Phishing Hole
Targeting an [...]