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How cybercriminals are taking advantage of COVID-19: Scams, fraud, and misinformation

March 12, 2020 | 9 Min Read

In the wake of large-scale global events, cybercriminals are among the first to attempt to sow discord, spread disinformation, and seek financial gain. In February 2020, the World Health Organization...

Online Extortion – Old Ways, New Tricks

September 7, 2015 | 6 Min Read

Extortion is nothing new for organised crime. For centuries, gangs have been operating protection rackets and kidnappings to successfully extract ransom money from their victims. And as with many things in modern life, these old techniques have been...


Exciting Times, Exciting Team at Digital Shadows

September 4, 2015 | 4 Min Read

Yesterday we announced that Stuart McClure, founder and CEO of Cylance, Inc, is joining our Board of Directors. The entire company is excited about his joining us, and James Chappell and I are especially looking forward to working with him as we further...

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Digital Shadows and ThreatConnect Partner to Help Customers Improve Security Defenses

September 4, 2015 | 2 Min Read

One of the foundational values of Digital Shadows is the appreciation and value we put on our collaboration with customers and our coordination with our strategic business partners. It is because of this value that we’re delighted to announce today that...

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Exploiting Is My Business…and Business Is Good

September 4, 2015 | 8 Min Read

In 2015 we are seeing new trends emerge with respect to Exploit Kits in the wild. These trends are particularly interesting in that they suggest that the frequency of 0-day exploits made available in these kits is growing while the time to integrate said...