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Inside the Dark Web

1st Edition

By Erdal Ozkaya, Rafiqul Islam

CRC Press

288 pages

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pub: 2019-07-10
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Description

This book provides a broad overview of emerging digital threats and computer crimes, with an emphasis on cyber-stalking, hacktivism, fraud and identity theft, and attacks on critical infrastructure. It also analyzes the online underground economy, digital currencies, and cybercrime on the Dark Web. The book explores how Dark Web crimes are conducted in new mediums, such as IOT and P2P file sharing systems. It starts with the fundamentals of Dark Web and explains the threat landscape of Dark Web. After introducing the TOR browser, it takes a deep dive into cybersecurity criminal activities in the Dark Web, forensics of Dark Web, web content analysis, and threat intelligence.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Dark Web. 2. Cybercrime and the Dark Web. 3. Malicious Software. 4. Dark Web Malicious Hacker Forums. 5. Ransomware. 6. Accessing Dark Web Contents. 7. Crypto Market and Cryptocurrency. 8. Threat Intelligence from the Dark Web. 9. Social Engineering in the Dark Web. 10. Products and Vendors in Dark Web Markets. 11. Dark Web Forensics. 12. Open Source Intelligence. 13. Emerging Trend of Dark-Net and Mitigating Techniques. 14. Hands-on Dark Web.

About the Authors

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya ,is a leading Cybersecurity Professional with business development, management and Academic skills who focuses on securing the Cyber Space & sharing his real-life skills as a Security Adviser, Speaker, Lecturer and Author. Erdal is known to be passionate about reaching communities, and creating cyber aware campaigns and leveraging new and innovative approaches and technologies to holistically address the information security and privacy needs for every person and organization in the world. He has authored many cybersecurity books as well as security certification courseware and exams for different vendors. He is an award-winning technical expert & speaker: His recent awards are: Microsoft Circle of Excellence Platinum Club (2017), NATO Center of Excellence (2016) Security Professional of the year by MEA Channel Magazine (2015), Professional of the year Sydney (2014) and many speaker of the year awards in conferences. He also holds Global Instructor of the year awards from EC Council & Microsoft Erdal is also a part time lecture at Australian Charles Sturt University.

Dr. Rafiqul Islam has more than 15 years teaching and research experiences at different universities in Australia and overseas. Currently, He is working as an Associate Professor in Computing at Charles Sturt University, Australia and Leading the Cyber Security Research Group (CSRG) since 2014. He has a strong research background in Cybersecurity with specific focus on malware analysis and classification, Dark Web, authentication, dark web threat analysis, security in cloud, privacy in social media and Internet of Things (IoT). Dr. Islam has been involved, as General Chair, Cahir, and member of organizing committee & TPC, in a number of International conferences and acting as a member of an editorial team of different International Journals. He has a strong publication record and has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scholarly research papers, Book chapters and Books. He is also one of the CSU chief investigators for the newly established $140 million Cybersecurity CRC, contributing to the projects related to Resilient Networks, Security and configuration management of IoT system, Platform & Architecture of cybersecurity as a service and malware detection and removal. His contributions have been recognized as evidenced by numerous national and International recognitions and awards.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General
POL037000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism