How Much of your Business Data and Compromised Credentials are for Sale on the Dark Web?
This complimentary dark web compromise report monitors hidden chatrooms, black market websites, botnets and the darkest corners of the internet to identify compromised employee credentials.
Compromised business credentials are a best-seller on the dark web.
Cybercriminals use this information to compromise important corporate services including Microsoft 365 apps, payroll services, VPNs, remote desktops, banking software, and more.
Every dark web compromise report includes:
- The number of exposed employee credentials within your organization
- A list of all compromised email addresses
- The date and source of each compromise
- The amount of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) that was exposed
Commonly asked questions about the dark web and dark web monitoring:
What is the dark web?
The dark web is a part of the internet that isn’t indexed by search engines and requires a specific software, configuration, or authorization to access. It is used for keeping internet activity anonymous and private, which can be useful for both legal and illegal applications. While there are legitimate use cases for accessing the dark web, it has also commonly used for highly illegal activity.
What is dark web monitoring?
Our dark web monitoring tool uses automated scanners, crawlers, and scrapers to locate stolen credentials on the dark web where information is traded and sold.
What percentage of the internet is the dark web?
While the exact percentage is unknown, experts estimate the dark web comprises less than one percent of the internet.
Where does the software search to find compromised credentials?
- Black market websites
- Private websites
- 640,000+ botnets
- Social media platforms
- Hidden chat rooms
- Peer-to-peer networks
- IRC (internet relay chat) channels
What do I do once I have the list of compromised credentials?
You should immediately change the passwords of any compromised accounts and work with a cybersecurity partner to assess the damage to internal systems and potential data loss. If these passwords have been used elsewhere, they need to be changed as well. We also recommend partnering with a cybersecurity provider that owns a Security Operation Center that can monitor the dark web for compromised credentials 24/7/365.
What do cybercriminals do with compromised credentials?
Once a cybercriminal has access to compromised credentials, they can use the stolen information access a wide variety of personal and corporate services. Here are a few commonly impacted services:
- Microsoft 365
- Email providers (Outlook, Gmail, etc.)
- Payroll, accounting, and banking services
- VPNs, remote desktops, and private networks
- VOIP and other communication platforms
- ERP services
- Social media platforms
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Shining a Light on the Dark Web
By shining a light into these crevices, Corsica is able to detect credentials stolen from your users, work with them to remediate, and ultimately protect your organization from the unauthorized access and data loss that could stem from the initial theft of credentials.