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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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12.5 Million Email Archives Exposed: Lowering the Barriers for BEC

October 18, 2018

Digital Shadows’ latest research report, Pst! Cybercriminals on the Outlook for Your Emails, highlights the different ways cybercriminals can access corporate …

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33,000 Accounting Inbox Credentials Exposed Online: BEC Made Easy

October 9, 2018

Last week, I wrote about how cybercriminals are looking to trade corporate emails in their pursuit of conducting Business Email …

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Business Email Compromise: When You Don’t Need to Phish

October 4, 2018

According to the FBI, Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC) have caused $12 billion in losses since …

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Cybercriminal Marketplaces: Olympus Has Fallen

September 28, 2018

The Olympus cybercriminal marketplace has been caught up in another PR disaster, with the owners reportedly conducting an exit scam …

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Thedarkoverlord Out to KickAss and Cash Out Their Data

September 27, 2018

A user claiming to be the notorious darkoverlord extortionist threat actor has appeared on a dark web cybercriminal forum offering …

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Airline Discovers Trove of Frequent Flyer Accounts Compromised and Posted for Sale Online

September 14, 2018

Reward program fraud has been rising in recent years across the aviation industry as well as the entire transportation sector. …

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Sextortion – When Persistent Phishing Pays Off

September 6, 2018

You may have heard of a recent surge in sextortion-based phishing campaigns. These campaigns seek to extort victims by threatening …

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Online Risks to Fortnite Users

September 4, 2018

With an enticing array of viral dance moves, tough weekly challenges and fresh skins, people are going bananas for Fortnite. …

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Online Cybercrime Courses: Back to School Season

August 23, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Summer is drawing to a close and retailers are making the most of the …

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Mitre ATT&CK™ and the FIN7 Indictment: Lessons for Organizations

August 22, 2018

On August 1, 2018, the US Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against three members of the international cybercrime group …

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