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Forums are Forever – Part 1: Cybercrime Never Dies
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Threat Intelligence: A Deep Dive

December 12, 2019

  Welcome to our deep dive on threat intelligence: intended to help security professionals embarking on creating and building a …

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Forums are Forever – Part 2: Shaken, but not Stirred

December 10, 2019

  Cybercriminal forums continue to thrive despite law-enforcement takedowns and the emergence of more efficient and secure alternatives. Digital Shadows …

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ShadowTalk Update – Cybercriminal Forum Research, Mixcloud Breach, and International Crackdown on RAT Spyware

December 9, 2019

Viktoria invites Stewart Bertram to kick-off this week’s episode around new cybercrime research we put out on the Modern Cybercriminal …

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A Threat Intelligence Analyst’s Guide to Today’s Sources of Bias

December 5, 2019

  In an industry prone to going overboard with fear-based marketing, the cyber threat intelligence (CTI) community has a refreshing …

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2.3 billion files exposed across online file storage technologies

December 3, 2019

Originally published May 2019 2.3 billion is a massive number. It’s hard even to wrap your head around; what do …

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ShadowTalk Update – RIPlace, Trickbot, and Russian-language forum Probiv

December 2, 2019

No ShadowTalk podcast episode this week, but updates from the Intelligence Summary are below. Updates from this week’s Intelligence Summary …

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Asset Inventory Management: Difficult But Essential

November 27, 2019

  If it’s one thing that most security professionals can agree on, it’s that asset inventories are one of the …

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Probiv: The missing pieces to a cybercriminal’s puzzle

November 26, 2019

A husband wants to find out who owns the unknown number that’s been ringing his wife’s cell phone late at …

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ShadowTalk Update – Black Friday Deals on the Dark Web, Phineas Fisher Manifesto, and DarkMarket

November 25, 2019

Adam Cook and Viktoria Austin talk through the security and threat intelligence stories of this week including an update around …

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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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DarkMarket’s Feminist Flight Towards Equality and the Curious Case of Canaries

November 19, 2019

  In late August, Dark Fail (a Tor onion link repository service) added several onion domains for two new dark …

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BSidesDFW 2019: OSINT Workshop Recap

November 18, 2019

  A few Saturdays ago, we had the pleasure of presenting at BSidesDFW in Fort Worth, Texas. We were all …

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ShadowTalk Update – BSidesDFW Recap, Dynamic CVV Analysis, and the Facebook Camera Bug

November 18, 2019

Dallas is sound effects and all this week with Kacey, Charles, Alex, and Harrison. The team discusses their recent OSINT …

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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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Dynamic CVVs: 2FA 2Furious

November 12, 2019

  The security community is quick to highlight the benefits of two-factor authentication (2FA) when it comes to something like …

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ShadowTalk Update – BlueKeep Attacks, Megacortex Ransomware, and Web.com Breach

November 11, 2019

This week the London team looks at the following stories: BlueKeep Exploit Could Rapidly Spread Megacortex Ransomware Changes Windows Passwords …

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Combatting Domain-Centric Fraud: Why Mimecast is partnering with Digital Shadows

November 7, 2019

This is a guest blog, authored by Matthew Gardiner, Director of Enterprise Security Campaigns at Mimecast Domain fraud is a widespread …

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ShadowTalk Update – Avast Breach Attempt, NordVPN Breach, and Wifi Security Risks

November 4, 2019

Adam Cook, Philip Doherty, and Viktoria Austin host this week’s ShadowTalk update around an unsecured Elasticsearch database exposing account information …

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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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Cybercriminal credit card stores: Is Brian out of the club?

October 31, 2019

  If you’re an avid follower of Digital Shadows’ blogs, or just have a general interest in the cybercriminal landscape, …

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Your Cyber Security Career – Press start to begin

October 30, 2019

  October was Cyber Security Awareness month, and as a follow-up, I thought it would be good  to talk about …

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Australia Cyber Threat Landscape report (H1 2019)

October 29, 2019

Depending on where you are in the world, October is characterized by the onset of a new season and/or fewer …

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ShadowTalk Update – Avast Breach Attempt, NordVPN Breach, and Wifi Security Risks

October 25, 2019

We’ve got all 3 ShadowTalk hosts in Dallas this week: Harrison Van Riper, Viktoria Austin, and Alex Guirakhoo. The team …

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Understanding the Consequences of Data Leakage through History

October 24, 2019

One of the most interesting aspects of transitioning from high school history teacher to cyber threat intelligence professional is the …

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WiFi Security: Dispelling myths of using public networks

October 23, 2019

We have all seen many articles, blogs, endless Twitter commentary, and so on about the risks of using public WiFi …

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