The Week in Dark Web – 25 June 2021 – Threat Actor Syndicate
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This week’s edition covers the latest dark web news from the past week. admin access sale, company database theft, and stealing personal data are on the rise and took their place on the headlines this week. Click here to read the last week’s edition. Here are the details of the major events that took place on the deep web this week:
Unauthorized VPN-RDP Access Sale Detected for an Enterprise from The UAE on The Dark Web
On June 21, 2021, on a dark web forum monitored by SOCRadar, a vendor attempted to sell unauthorized VPN-RDP access allegedly for a bakery operating in the UAE. According to the vendor’s claim, the victim enterprise has a revenue of over $8 million. The vendor also stated that the VPN-RDP access was at the admin level.
A Database Including PII of 80 Million Indonesian Citizens for Sale on The Dark Web
On June 22, 2021, on a dark web forum monitored by SOCRadar, a dark web vendor offered to sell a database containing personally identifiable information belonging to Indonesian citizens. There is no information about how the vendor obtained the database. However, according to the vendor’s claim, the database comprises full names, addresses and various sensitive information of over 80 million citizens.
Database of An Energy Giant from Saudi Arabian for Sale on The Dark Web Marketplace
On June 24, 2021, a vendor put a database belonging to a Saudi Arabian energy giant for sale on a dark web forum monitored by SOCRadar. The victim organization is engaged in delivery of gas and petrochemical products with a revenue of $230 billion. The vendor claimed to have 1 TB of data including project specifications, analysis reports, agreements and various documents. It is also stated that the database contains personally identifiable information (PII) of the company’s clients.
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