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Tackling Phishing: The Most Popular Phishing Techniques and What You Can Do About It
December 12, 2018

Overall, the infosec community has done a relatively good job in securing systems. While a measure of restrained back-patting is …

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Powering Investigations with Nuix Software: The Case of thedarkoverlord and the 9/11 Files

January 22, 2019

The Panama Papers in 2016 highlighted the challenges facing investigators dealing with large document leaks. With over 11.5 million documents …

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Thedarkoverlord runs out of Steem

January 16, 2019

On 31 December 2018, the notorious extortion actor known as “thedarkoverlord” announced on Twitter and Reddit that they were in …

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TV License and Vehicle Tax Fraud: New Year, Same Old Scams

January 8, 2019

Over the last week we’ve been tracking several emails impersonating UK services such as “TV Licensing” and “Vehicle Road Tax”. …

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Cyber Threats to Watch in 2019: Key Takeaways from our webinar with the FBI Cyber Squad

December 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Digital Shadows partnered with the FBI’s Cyber Division for a webinar to discuss some …

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Bomb Threat Emails: Extortion Gets Physical

December 14, 2018

We’ve seen yet another change in tactics for the recent spate of extortion campaigns. Whereas before these emails tried to …

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2019 Cyber Security Forecasts: Six Things on the Horizon

December 5, 2018

The new year is upon us! 2018 brought us Spectre and Meltdown, Russian GRU indictments, and the exposure of 500 …

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Black Friday and Cybercrime: Retail’s Frankenstein Monster

November 20, 2018

With every year that passes, Black Friday seems to morph into a creation its original proponents could not have even …

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Sextortion 2.0: A New Lure

November 20, 2018

Back in September we released a blog about the large volume of sextortion email campaigns that were hitting people’s inboxes. …

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To Pay or Not to Pay: A Large Retailer Responds to DDoS Extortion

November 8, 2018

Fans of The Sopranos or Goodfellas are well-versed in the world of extortion. Whether it is paying off Tony Soprano …

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81,000 Hacked Facebook Accounts for Sale: 5 Things to Know

November 2, 2018

This morning, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published an article detailing how online actors had obtained and advertised at least …

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