Alex Guirakhoo

Strategy and Research Analyst
Alex Guirakhoo
Alex Guirakhoo is a Strategy and Research Analyst at Digital Shadows. Having joined the company in mid-2016, he primarily conducts research and provides analysis on cyber security trends. Alex earned his Master's degree in Intelligence and International Security from King's College London, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Kent. His interests include the intersect between global politics and the cyber sphere, as well as all things OSINT and Shiba Inu.

Recent Posts by Alex Guirakhoo

Black Friday Deals on the Dark Web: A cybercriminal shopper’s paradise

November 21, 2019

  Black Friday. You love it, you hate it, you love to hate it. Whether you’re already getting your finances …

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VoIP security concerns: Here to stay, here to exploit

November 14, 2019

  VoIP, or Voice over Internet Protocol, is the protocol via which voice communication and multimedia session are delivered via …

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Understanding the Different Cybercriminal Platforms: AVCs, Marketplaces, and Forums

October 31, 2019

  With the recent breach that targeted BriansClub, automated vending carts (better known as AVCs), have received significant media attention …

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Cybercriminals tipping the scales in their favor

June 27, 2019

The announcements of Facebook’s new cryptocurrency “Libra” and its associated digital wallet “Calibra” have conjured up discussion, debate, criticism, and …

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