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How Cybercriminals are using Blockchain DNS: From the Market to the Bazar
June 12, 2018

Since the takedowns of AlphaBay and Hansa in 2017, the cybercriminal community has been incorporating alternative technologies to improve both …

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Five Threats to Financial Services: Part Four, Payment Card Fraud

August 14, 2018

Payment card information is the lifeblood of the cybercriminal ecosystem. In previous blogs in this series, we’ve focused on how …

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Five Threats to Financial Services: Phishing Campaigns

August 8, 2018

In our last blog, we highlighted how banking trojans are a threat to banking customers and small businesses, normally delivered …

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FIN7: Arrests and Developments

August 2, 2018

Three alleged members of FIN7 arrested On August 1st, 2018, the US Department of Justice filed criminal charges against three …

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Five Threats to Financial Services: Banking Trojans

July 19, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, we learned about a new phishing campaign that delivered Trickbot in an attempt to harvest …

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Alleged Carbanak Files and Source Code Leaked: Digital Shadows’ Initial Findings

July 11, 2018

Digital Shadows’ Russian-speaking security team discovered a post from 6 July 2018 on exploit[.]in that provided files and source code …

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How Cybercriminals are Using Messaging Platforms

June 21, 2018

Alternative Ways Criminals Transact Online: A Moving Target Last week, the cracking forum (specialized in tools for gaining unauthorized access …

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Five Threats to Financial Services: Part One, Insiders

June 19, 2018

The sensitive and financial data held by banks and financial institutions, as well as their centrality to national infrastructure, makes …

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Market.ms: Heir to the AlphaBay and Hansa throne?

June 4, 2018

It’s almost one year since the AlphaBay and Hansa dark web marketplace takedowns, also known as Operation Bayonet. Looking back, …

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The Other Side of the Counter: DDoS, Social Engineering, Spambots and Insider Risks to Criminal Locations

May 2, 2018

An enduring characteristic of dark web marketplaces is how frequently they’re offline, often through denial of services attacks. While marketplace …

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Genesis Botnet: The Market Claiming to Sell Bots That Bypass Fingerprinting Controls

April 3, 2018

An emerging criminal market, Genesis store, provides more effective ways to impersonate a victim’s browser activity, focusing on individual bots …

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