If you're the CEO of a company, here's another threat you need to worry about: hackers trying to recruit your employees for insider-related crimes. Researchers at security firms RedOwl and IntSights have noticed growing activity from online black market dealers trying to recruit company employees for insider trading and cashing out stolen credit card numbers. These dealers are appearing on underground forums located on the dark web, which are accessible through Tor, a browser designed for anonymous web surfing, according to the researchers, who published their findings on Tuesday. Hackers in these underground forums have been looking for employees to collude in insider trading to make educated stock market bets. "According to the group's manager, there are members who make more than $5,000 USD a month using the leaked information," the research report said.
Feb-2-2017, 02:20:02 GMT