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How the Cybercriminal Underground Mirrors the Real World
January 21, 2020 read more

How Digital Shadows Helped Find and Remediate an Exposed Admin Password on Github

January 23, 2020

  I often get asked to share examples of the types of alerts we send to clients. I work on …

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Inside Digital Shadows: Davitt Potter Joins as Director of MSSP and Channels in the Americas

January 22, 2020

  I’ve spent over 25 years now in the channel supporting enterprise IT in some form or fashion.  After a …

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ShadowTalk Update – NSA Vulnerability Disclosure, Ransomware News, and Iran Updates

January 20, 2020

We’re back with our weekly ShadowTalk episodes! Viktoria hosts this week and introduces the episode bringing Sammy on to provide …

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Third Party Risk: 4 ways to manage your security ecosystem

January 16, 2020

  The digital economy has multiplied the number of suppliers that organizations work and interact with. Using a supplier can …

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NSA Vulnerability Disclosure: Pros and Cons

January 15, 2020

  On Monday, January 13th, Brian Krebs reported that Microsoft would be releasing “a software update on Tuesday to fix …

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CVE-2019-19781: Analyzing the Exploit

January 14, 2020

  On December 17th 2019, CVE-2019-19781 was disclosed. The vulnerability allows for directory traversal and remote code execution on Citrix …

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Cryptonite: Ransomware’s answer to Superman…

January 14, 2020

  Update: It appears that the Cryptonite website is no longer active, such is the rapidly changing nature of cybercrime. …

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Iran and the United States – start of the long war or return to normal?

January 13, 2020

  On 03 Jan 2020, the United States conducted a targeted killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the …

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ShadowTalk Update – Iranian Cyber Threats, Travelex Ransomware Attack, and Exploit Forum updates

January 10, 2020

We’re back with our weekly ShadowTalk episodes! Viktoria hosts this week and introduces the episode bringing Sammy on to provide …

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Iranian APT Groups’ Tradecraft Styles: Using Mitre ATT&CK™ and the ASD Essential 8

January 7, 2020

  With the recent news of Qasem Soleimani on Friday 3rd January 2020, many organizations have been reviewing their security …

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Iran and Soleimani: Monitoring the Situation

January 7, 2020

*This blog has been updated as of Jan 9, 2020.  Welcome to 2020. Have a good holiday? Back to work …

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Iranian Cyber Threats: Practical Advice for Security Professionals

January 6, 2020

Unless you went very dark for an extended holiday break, you are no doubt very well aware of the United …

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ShadowTalk Update – Jingle Bell Ryuk: NOLA Ransomware, Ring Doorbells, and 2020 Predictions

December 23, 2019

CISO Rick Holland joins our ShadowTalk hosts (Viktoria, Alex, and Harrison) for our holiday special! This week the team covers: …

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Top Security Blogs of 2019 from Digital Shadows

December 20, 2019

  As we approach the end of 2019, we wanted to share some of the most popular security trends and …

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The Closure of Market.ms: A Cybercriminal Marketplace Ahead of Its Time

December 18, 2019

In the world of “what could have been,” the cybercriminal marketplace market[.]ms would be a leader in the cybercriminal underground. …

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2020 Cybersecurity Forecasts: 5 trends and predictions for the new year

December 18, 2019

  If all the holiday fuss isn’t reminder enough, 2020 is almost upon us. 2019 was an unusual year in …

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Forums are Forever – Part 3: From Runet with Love

December 17, 2019

  The rise of alternative technologies hasn’t spelled the end of forums, which seem to be prospering against all odds. …

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ShadowTalk Update – Tochka Dark Web Market Offline, Market.ms Closes, and Data Leakage Stories

December 16, 2019

Alex, Harrison, Kacey, and Charles chat this week on some dark web and cybercriminal updates, data leakage stories that have …

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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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Forums are Forever – Part 1: Cybercrime Never Dies

December 4, 2019

  If one could predict the future back in the late 1990s when the first cybercriminal web forums emerged, few …

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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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