NEWS - Record of personal data theft in 2021: 1,8 mio alerts sent related to data detected on the dark web, with a increased by +57,9% vs 2020. CRIF Cyber Observatory - 2021 Yearly Report
White Blue Ocean helps you manage your digital security and that of your customers, through a wide range of web monitoring solutions both for personal and business customers.
We monitor the dark web and the open web to manage your digital security.
items of personal data collected, including:
EMAILS / PASSWORDS / USERNAMES / CREDIT CARDS / PHONE NUMBERS / ADDRESSES
The glossary clarifies the meanings of the most important terms relating to online security and cybercrime.
Spoofing is when a communication is sent disguised as being from a known and trusted source. For example, an email is sent from a false email address pretending to be from a legitimate business. It looks like a legitimate email but contains links or attachments which when opened contain malware. Malware programs can steal, encrypt or delete data as well as monitor someones computer. This can cause significant damage to the computer and network and grant someone access to personal information such as usernames and passwords.
Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, there have been several warnings on spikes in fraudulent activity carried out by criminals seeking to capitalise on the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis. Numerous reports from across the world show that fraudster are currently tricking people into making donations to fake charities, in order to then pocket the money that was meant to help Ukrainian refugees. It is thought that the amount of money siphoned by fraudsters since the beginning of Russia’s invasion could be of millions of dollars.Read more
CRIF Cyber Observatory analyzes the vulnerability of people and companies to cyber-attacks both on open web and dark web. It In 2021 nearly 2 million of alerts were sent through CRIF services, with an increase by 48,7% vs 2020. Alerts were related to data both found on the open web and on the dark web, with an increase of the latter by 57,9%.Read more