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

Mirror, Mirror, on the wall. Who’s the best cybercriminal of them all? The terms cybercriminal and hacker often conjure up …

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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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Honeypots: Tracking Attacks Against Misconfigured or Exposed Services

October 17, 2019

Honeypots can be useful tools for gathering information on current attack techniques. Conversely, they can be an overwhelming source of …

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Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: Cyberspace as the new political battleground

October 16, 2019

Typosquatting. It’s a phrase most of us know in the security realm and think we’ve got our hands and minds …

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Cybercriminal Forum Developments: Escrow Services

October 15, 2019

Financial transactions made on cybercriminal forums tend to look remarkably similar to transactions made on legitimate platforms. You have a …

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Dark Web Overdrive: The Criminal Marketplace Understood Through Cyberpunk Fiction

October 9, 2019

In 1984, science fiction writer William Gibson became the father of the Cyberpunk fiction genre with his novel, Neuromancer. Neuromancer …

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Top Threat Intelligence Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

October 3, 2019

Looking for some new threat intelligence podcasts to add to your playlist? Look no further! Our Photon Threat Intelligence Research …

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Domain Squatting: The Phisher-man’s Friend

October 1, 2019

In the past we have talked about the internal assessments that we perform here at Digital Shadows. As part of …

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Singapore Cyber Threat Landscape report (H1 2019)

September 26, 2019

Despite being the second smallest country in Asia, Singapore is a global financial and economic hub. On top of this, …

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Nemty Ransomware: Slow and Steady Wins the Race?

September 19, 2019

As we outlined recently, ransomware is a key theme of the NCSC Cyber Trends Report: it’s a pervasive threat that …

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