Cybercrime and Dark Web Research

How cybercriminals are taking advantage of COVID-19: Scams, fraud, and misinformation
March 12, 2020

  In the wake of large-scale global events, cybercriminals are among the first to attempt to sow discord, spread disinformation, …

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COVID-19: Companies and Verticals At Risk For Cyber Attacks

March 26, 2020

  In our recent blog, How cybercriminals are taking advantage of COVID-19: Scams, fraud, and misinformation, Digital Shadows highlighted some …

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Kapusta.World: The fiendish cabbage exemplifying cybercriminal marketing in the modern era

March 24, 2020

  Over the last few months, the Russian-language cybercriminal landscape has been invaded by cabbages. Or, specifically, one rather friendly-looking …

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COVID-19: Dark Web Reactions

March 19, 2020

  Digital Shadows has been researching the cybercriminal response to the COVID-19 outbreak sweeping across the globe. We’ve been monitoring …

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Apollon Dark Web Marketplace: Exit Scams and DDoS Campaigns

March 17, 2020

  Imagine logging on to your favorite e-commerce site, finding your favorite author’s newest book for sale, making the purchase, …

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How One Cybercriminal Forum is Helping to Address Suicide Awareness

March 10, 2020

  The world can be a stressful place regardless of circumstance. Yet we do not normally associate mental health awareness …

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Dark Web Search Engine Kilos: Tipping the Scales in Favor of Cybercrime

March 5, 2020

  With the recent indictment of Larry Harmon, alleged operator of the Bitcoin tumbling service Helix and darknet search engine …

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FBI IC3 2019: Cybercrime results in over $3.5 billion in reported losses

March 3, 2020

  On February 11th, we were treated to an early surprise: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released its …

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The Ecosystem of Phishing: From Minnows to Marlins

February 20, 2020


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Cybercriminal Forums on Valentine’s Day – A nice night to “Netflix and steal”…

February 17, 2020

  It’s the night before Valentine’s Day, and it suddenly clicks in your mind that you have totally overlooked one …

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Dark web travel agencies: Take a trip on the dark side

February 4, 2020

  For at least the last two years, an ecosystem of fraud has been perpetrated by cybercriminals against nearly every …

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