How cultural differences shape online underground marketplaces


TNW Conference 2021 is live! You can watch the live stream here.  When we think of the dark web or the underground marketplaces where malware or data exchange occurs, often there’s an image of one big bad place. However, there are plenty of cultural divides within these marketplaces too. Anna Chung, Principal Researcher – Palo Alto Networks, said at the TNW 2021 conference that individuals from various regions create their own sub-cultures in these marketplaces: There are individuals from various regions, creating their cultures in the underground marketplace. How do they trust each other, how do they talk to each other,…

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