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Extortion Exposed: Sextortion, thedarkoverlord, and SamSam

February 21, 2019

In our most recent research, A Tale of Epic Extortions, the Digital Shadows Photon Research Team approached the topic of …

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ShadowTalk Update – 1.28.19

January 26, 2019

This week Rose, Jamie, and Alex talk with Harrison on a huge data dump called “Collection #1”, containing over 770 …

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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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ShadowTalk Update – 1.21.19

January 19, 2019

This week, Alex Guirakhoo and Philip Doherty join Harrison Van Riper to discuss two recent, unrelated, financially-motivated cyber attack campaigns …

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ShadowTalk Update – 17.10.2018

December 17, 2018

Following from our recent research, Tackling Phishing: The Most Popular Phishing Techniques and What You Can Do About It, the …

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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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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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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 3 – Recognize Cyber Scams

October 19, 2018

This week we move onto theme three of Cyber Security Month: recognize cyber scams. The important point here is that …

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Shadow Talk Update – 06.11.2018

June 11, 2018

In Shadow Talk this week, Dr Richard Gold joins us to discuss the issue of security debt, a term used …

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