Rafael Amado

Strategy and Research Analyst
Rafael Amado

Recent Posts by Rafael Amado

Security Analyst Spotlight Series: Rafael Amado

June 14, 2018

Organizations rely on Digital Shadows to be an extension of their security team. Our global team of analysts provide relevant …

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How Cybercriminals are using Blockchain DNS: From the Market to the Bazar

June 12, 2018

Since the takedowns of AlphaBay and Hansa in 2017, the cybercriminal community has been incorporating alternative technologies to improve both …

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Market.ms: Heir to the AlphaBay and Hansa throne?

June 4, 2018

It’s almost one year since the AlphaBay and Hansa dark web marketplace takedowns, also known as Operation Bayonet. Looking back, …

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Keys to the Kingdom: Exposed Security Assessments

April 24, 2018

Organizations employ external consultants and suppliers to perform assessments and penetration tests that help to bolster their overall internal security. …

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Out In The Open: Corporate Secrets Exposed Through Misconfigured Services

April 18, 2018

For organizations dealing with proprietary information or assets, one of the greatest concerns is the threat of competitors getting hold …

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The Five Families: The Most Wanted Ransomware Groups

March 27, 2018

Last week we presented a webinar on “Emerging Ransomware Threats and How to Protect Your Data”. Here we discussed the latest …

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The New Frontier: Forecasting Cryptocurrency Fraud

March 1, 2018

Not a week goes by without a new case of cryptocurrency fraud making headlines. The most recent example concerned the …

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Meltdown and Spectre: The Story So Far

January 4, 2018

On Wednesday, rumors surfaced that there were vulnerabilities in the majority of microprocessors, which would allow attackers to access system …

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Pwnage to Catalonia: Five Things We Know About OpCatalunya

November 2, 2017

Since October 24th, Digital Shadows has observed an increase in attack claims and social media activity associated with the OpCatalunya …

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Bringing Down the Wahl: Three Threats to the German Federal Election

September 14, 2017

Hacking has become the boogie man of political election discourse. In Kenya, the recent presidential election result was forcibly annulled …

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