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Four Ways Criminals Are Exploiting Interest in Initial Coin Offerings
February 1, 2018

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a way of crowdfunding cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency platforms. By the end of 2017, almost $4 …

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Infraud Forum Indictment and Arrests: What it Means

February 15, 2018

On 07 February 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice unveiled an indictment from 31 October 2017 against 36 individuals associated …

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Cryptojacking: An Overview

February 13, 2018

Cryptojacking is the process of hijacking someone else’s browser to mine cryptocurrencies with their computer processing power. There are several …

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2017 Android malware in review: 4 key takeaways

February 8, 2018

Android mobile devices were an attractive target for malicious activity throughout 2017. The ubiquity of these devices, and the sensitive …

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Another Year Wiser: Key Dates to Look Out For In 2018

January 10, 2018

Early last year, we published a blog outlining the events of 2017 that were most likely to attract the attention …

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OL1MP: A Telegram Bot Making Carding Made Easy This Holiday Season

December 21, 2017

Back in July, we published our research on the carding ecosystem, specifically on an online course that teaches carders how …

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Risks to Retail: Cybercriminals Sharing the Joy This Holiday Season

November 21, 2017

Despite some early deals, Black Friday officially begins on 24th November, kick-starting over a month of consumer spending over the holiday …

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Fake News is More Than a Political Battlecry

November 16, 2017

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May came out and attacked Russia’s attempt to “weaponize information” in hostile actions against western states. …

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Extorters Going to Extort: This Time Other Criminals Are the Victims

October 26, 2017

We are increasingly used to the tactic of extorting a company through the threat actor publicly releasing data. The recent …

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Fluctuation in the Exploit Kit Market – Temporary Blip or Long-Term Trend?

August 16, 2017

Exploit kit activity is waning. Collectively these malware distribution tools used to be a prominent method of infection. They rely …

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Cybercrime Finds a Way, the Limited Impact of AlphaBay and Hansa’s Demise

August 7, 2017

The law enforcement operations that took down the AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were meant to strike a sizable blow to …

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