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Betanews: Credential stuffing tools help hackers break into accounts

24 May 2017

According to a new report by risk analysis specialist Digital Shadows, 'credential stuffing' tools are the latest technique being used to automate attempts at account takeover.

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Dark Reading: Credential-Stuffing Threat Intensifies Amid Password Reuse

23 May 2017

There's no shortage of leaked credentials for attackers to employ. Nearly all (97%) of the world's 1,000 largest companies have had corporate credentials exposed, Digital Shadows reports in its newly...

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SCMagazine: WannaCry Attribution: I'm Not Convinced Kim Dunnit, but a Russian....

22 May 2017

SC Magazine discusses Digital Shadows' ACH on WannaCry. 

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CNBC: Disney hacking shows why companies shouldn't succumb to digital blackmail, experts say

21 May 2017

Digital Shadows' Rick Holland discusses why companies shouldn't give in to digital blackmail.

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BBC: The World Held to Ransom?

19 May 2017

From the hacking of the US and French elections, to the WannaCry ransomware attack - we assess cyber threats. James Chappell speaks to BBC. Listen around 7.00. 

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Wired: High-Profile Extortion Hacks Aren’t Paying Off

18 May 2017

“One of the challenges we have with it is people don’t talk about paying their extortions,” says Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at the threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows.

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Los Angeles Times: It almost makes you WannaCry: The search for the hackers who infected computers around the world

17 May 2017

Becky Pinkard, vice president of service delivery and intelligence at the British cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows, said a slip-up might occur when crooks try to access the ransom money.

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The Wall Street Journal: Cybersecurity Experts’ First Task: Find Out How Virus Spread

15 May 2017

Imagine a network of 100 computers. These computers communicate with each other through digital roads. One of the roads is port 445, and it is usually reserved for Windows-running computers...

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Bloomberg: Hardly Anyone Paying the Hackers? Because Using Bitcoin Is Hard

15 May 2017

One notable difference with this attack is that the perpetrators demanded a relatively small amount of money but from a large number of people, said James Chappell, chief technology officer...

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CNBC: Criminals could use CIA and NSA hacking toolkits for further cyberattacks, experts warn

15 May 2017

"As governments all over the world invest in finding weaknesses in computer systems we are going to continue to see organizations exploiting these," James Chappell, chief technology officer at London-based cybersecurity start-up Digital...

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The Business Times: Cyberattacks level off after global pushback, but fears persist

15 May 2017

Security firm Digital Shadows said on Sunday that transactions totalling US$32,000 had taken place through Bitcoin addresses used by the ransomware.

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Computer Weekly: Businesses urged to apply Windows patch to avert WannaCry attacks

15 May 2017

Microsoft released a security update a month before the exploit was leaked, but according to security firm Digital Shadows, internet scans reveal that at least 1.3 million Microsoft Windows systems...

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BBC News: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call, Microsoft warns

15 May 2017

Becky Pinkard, from Digital Shadows, a UK-based cyber-security firm, told AFP news agency that it would be easy for the initial attackers or "copy-cat authors" to change the virus code...

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Financial Times: Timeline of cyber attack: How WannaCry’s secret weapon spread

15 May 2017

Many factors will help narrow down the search, such as the compile times, the languages the original code was written in, but direct attribution will not be possible until a...

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The New York Times: Hacking Attack Has Security Experts Scrambling to Contain Fallout

14 May 2017

“There’s no guarantee of service even if they do pay,” said Becky Pinkard, vice president for service delivery and intelligence operations at Digital Shadows, a cybersecurity firm.

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Infosecurity Magazine: Microsoft Issues XP Patch to Battle WannaCry Ransomware

14 May 2017

Rick Holland, Digital Shadows’ VP of Strategy, said: “Just over eight weeks later, we are seeing the initial implications of not deploying this SMB patch.

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Haaretz: Seven Key Takeaways From the EternalBlue Cyberattack

13 May 2017

The situation is developing rapidly, but here are the seven big takeaways from what we know so far. 

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Los Angeles Times: Crippling cyberattack continues to spread around the world

13 May 2017

“Regulatory frameworks are fantastic,” said Becky Pinkard, vice president of service delivery and intelligence at the cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows.

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Financial Times: Hackers use NSA tools in UK health service cyber attack

12 May 2017

“Whoever it is it looks very much like they are taking advantage of the NSA’s tools,” said Becky Pinkard, vice-president at Digital Shadows, a cyber intelligence firm.

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IT Pro: Infosec and the new CIO: Getting a handle on what’s going on at your new workplace

8 May 2017

"Companies can benefit by understanding how threat actors are targeting companies in their sector and specific vulnerabilities they are looking to exploit – this intelligence can be gleaned from criminal...

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SecurityWeek: What's Up with Your Mobile Apps? Identifying and Mitigating Digital Risk

5 May 2017

In this increasingly mobile-first world, organizations are turning to mobile applications that enable them to better interact with their customers and provide new tools for employees.

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Tech Target: Pretexting is a rising threat according to 2017 Verizon DBIR

28 April 2017

Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, said the financial impact of pretexting makes it worth highlighting.

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SCMagazine UK: Getting wise to the risk of mobile apps

28 April 2017

Michael Marriott discusses how security leaders can address and mitigate the rising threat of fake mobile apps.

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Tech Republic: IoT, encryption, and AI lead top security trends for 2017

26 April 2017

Companies including Digital Shadows have embraced the concept of "digital risk monitoring" as a complementary category to the massive "threat intelligence" market.

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Third Certainty: Tax-fraud scams don’t end with tax-filing season

26 April 2017

“W-2 data is the holy grail because you can’t reset it, like a password,” says Michael Marriott, a research analyst with Digital Shadows, a digital-risk management company.

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HedgeWeek: How to Protect One's Digital Footprint

25 April 2017

Marriott told the audience that organisations in different sectors of the global economy each face a different set of threats: company-specific, sector-specific, geographic-specific threats and so on. 

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Huffington Post UK Tech: How Secure Is Your Car Cleaning Firm?

24 April 2017

In today’s connected world securing your own network is simply not enough. Today your digital risk extends not only to your own servers, PCs and other devices in your offices...

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Network World: Is your company spending on the right security technologies?

22 April 2017

Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows and formerly of Forrester, coined the phrase "expense in depth" to illustrate that many companies will shell out money to add...

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Business Zone: Culture and customer feedback in performance driven businesses

21 April 2017

Digital Shadows' CTO and Co-Founder, James Chappell, discusses how key elements like strategy development, roles and responsibilities, conflict management, leadership and decision-making styles can support or hinder performance.

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GCN: Taxing times to fend off cyber fraud

17 April 2017

“The increase in fraud attempts noted by the IRS is reflected in the level of chatter we’ve observed on dark web and criminal forums,” said Michael Marriott, research analyst for...

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SecurityWeek: Beware the Ides of April - Cybercriminals and Tax Season

13 April 2017

Bad actors will do whatever they can to take advantage of the lucrative tax season. There are numerous instances of bad actors requesting and selling items pertaining to tax fraud across...

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CorpComms: WHAT LIES UNDERNEATH THE INTERNET?

10 April 2017

James Chappell, CTO at Digital Shadows, even believes that some Dark Web sites are superior to Amazon.com. ‘Ironically, reputation plays a critical role in the criminal economy,’ he says.

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BleepingComputer: Anonymous #OpIsrael Participants Targeted with RATs by Unknown Threat Actor

5 April 2017

Digging through the vast number of tweets, threat intelligence analysts from US cyber-security firm Digital Shadows found a Twitter account that was offering free DDoS tools for anyone willing to participate in...

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CSO Online: Don't Pay Ransoms. But if you must, here's where to buy the Bitcoins

4 April 2017

"Organizations need to understand the implications of paying out a ransom," said Digital Shadows' Holland. "A cyber security insurance policy could be invalidated because of a ransom payment." 

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SCMagazine UK: OpIsrael hacktivists targeted by unknown threat actor

31 March 2017

Digital Shadows says it has observed the distribution of two denial of service (DoS) tools - one for Windows and one for Android devices - which are actually RATs.

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Huffington Post UK: When Imitation Is Not The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

27 March 2017

The huge cost of cybercrime was once again graphically illustrated this week by a story on the BBC of a hacker who allegedly used phishing techniques and fake websites to steal over...

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SecurityWeek: OPSEC in the Underground: A Look at Insider Trading

23 March 2017

A recent look at insider trading on the dark web shows how underground operators use OPSEC to protect their businesses.

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Channel Partners: Digital Shadows Hires Solera, Cisco Vet As New VP

21 March 2017

External digital risk-management firm Digital Shadows has appointed Alex Seton as vice president of business and corporate development.

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Network World: New products of the week 3.20.17

20 March 2017

Digital Shadows SearchLight digital risk management service includes new enhancements to help organizations detect and respond to mobile application threats against their employees and consumers.

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Huffington Post UK: Just How Safe Are Our Mobile Apps?

16 March 2017

Mobile is no longer a niche or isolated part of an organizations’ digital footprint. New devices and applications are the status quo but organizations must be aware of the digital...

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Pymnts.com: SECURITY & FRAUD Hacker Tracker: The Evolving Threat Of Tax Fraud

10 March 2017

Rick Holland stresses how important it is for both consumers and businesses to under that there are differences in the types of cyber campaigns criminals perpetrate during tax season and that...

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IDG: Cyber-criminals are realising there’s plenty to learn from legitimate business

9 March 2017

Digital Shadows analyst Michael Marriott talks cybercrime services currently in “startup mode”.

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SecurityWeek: Threats to Financial Services Firms, All that Glitters isn’t Gold

2 March 2017

In order to better defend against financially- and non-financially motivated attacks, we must continually strive to understand the threats and the actors behind them.

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IT Pro: The Dark Web’s battle against a digital skills shortage

2 March 2017

"Although there's all this professionalisation of cybercrime, we have seen evidence with Ripper.cc that they still find it hard to find good talent," says Marriott.

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Cybersecurity Ventures: The Cybersecurity 500

28 February 2017

Digital Shadows Named in the Cybersecurity 500 - The Top Cybersecurity Companies Globally

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BBC: A guided tour of the cybercrime underground

23 February 2017

"If we are tracking a criminal location and we find chatter about our clients that can be of value," Rick Holland said.

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DarkReading: Exploit Kit-Based Attacks Decline Dramatically

23 February 2017

Michael Marriott, a research analyst at Digital Shadows, says there's been a great deal of change in the exploit kit landscape over the past year.

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WIRED: Cyber defenders, assemble: security experts are teaming up to take down the hackers

21 February 2017

Digital Shadows CEO Alastair Paterson named one of the Re-Inventors bringing about the next wave of digital security.

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Huffington Post UK: Catch ‘Em While They Are Young

17 February 2017

Clearly we as an industry need to do a better job to excite and encourage more young people to look to a career in cybersecurity and we need governments and...

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Huffington Post UK: Security Witchcraft And Voodoo

9 February 2017

Many people were this week startled by reports that GCHQ technical director Dr Ian Levy had apparently claimed that security firms exaggerated the threat posed by hackers to promote the services...

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SecurityWeek: Sometimes It's Best to Avoid "Cupid’s" Arrow

9 February 2017

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching and the story goes that if Cupid hits you with his golden arrow you’ll fall madly in love.

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Network World: Friends or enemies? Security vendors tiptoe towards collaboration

6 February 2017

James Chappell, CTO and co-founder of threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows, believes collaboration has been evolving in areas such as skills, standards and threat intelligence.

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SC Magazine UK: Cyber-criminals can rat on rippers using new reputation service

31 January 2017

An investigation by threat intelligence specialists Digital Shadows has uncovered the existence of a "Rat-as-a-Service" site called Ripper.cc

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Silicon Angle: In a twist, Ripper database aims to prevent scamming of cybercriminals

26 January 2017

In its analysis of Ripper, Digital Shadows Ltd. says the prevalence of fraudsters on underground cybercrime markets is so widespread that criminals have become accustomed to paying a “ripper tax,”...

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International Business Times: Honour among thieves: This cybercrime site aims to help hackers avoid falling victim to fraud

25 January 2017

Researchers from Digital Shadows claim that the site aims to mitigate scam issues and help cybercrime marketplaces thrive.

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Infosecurity Magazine: New ‘Ripper’ Site Names and Shames Dark Web Fraudsters

25 January 2017

Security experts have discovered a new online service designed to alert cyber-criminals to rivals, or "rippers", who commit fraud on underground forums.

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On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland

25 January 2017

Dennis Fisher talked with Rick Holland of Digital Shadows about the site, the cybercrime underground, and how it mirrors the legitimate business world.

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SecurityWeek: "Ripper" Service Helps Cybercriminals Identify Fraudsters

25 January 2017

Researchers at threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows have analyzed a relatively new service named Ripper that aims to expose fraudsters who target the users of cybercrime marketplaces.

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Bleeping Computer: Ripper.cc Helps Cyber Criminals Avoid Getting Scammed

25 January 2017

Discovered by threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows, Ripper.cc launched in June 2016, when its authors announced the service through a topic on the Exploit.in hacking forum.

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Computer Business Review: There IS honour among thieves – new service for cyber criminals names and shames ‘rippers’

25 January 2017

Ripper.cc provides a service to cyber-criminals by upholding a code of honour.

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Dark Reading: Meet Ripper.cc, A Reputation Service For Cybercriminals

24 January 2017

Ripper.cc offers a service to help protect the genuine cybercriminals from the scammers in their midst.

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CIO: Cybercriminals avoid fraud within their own ranks with new site

24 January 2017

Ripper.cc has close to 1,000 profiles of known scammers.

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Momentum: Ten Cybersecurity Companies to Watch: Momentum's Q4 Watch List

24 January 2017

Digital Shadows named one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies to Watch. 

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Motherboard: This ‘Yelp for Cybercrime’ Wants to Help Hackers Avoid Getting Scammed

24 January 2017

The website, Ripper[.]cc, appears to have been launched in the summer of 2016 via a post on a hacking forum called Exploit.in.

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SCMagazine: Digital Shadows Advisory Board grows

24 January 2017

Several leading cyber-security experts have joined the Digital Shadows Advisory Board.

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SecurityWeek: Some Ideas Never Die; the Trojan is Wheeled in Again

19 January 2017

To help you assess your digital risk, here are three examples of trojans from 2016 that will likely continue to be active into 2017.

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Khaleej Times: You've been hacked

19 January 2017

"The UAE, like any other country in the world, is at risk of becoming the play thing of the professional cyber criminals, unless the businesses here do a better job...

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ITPro: Leaving single market will hit UK tech sector hardest

19 January 2017

CTO and co-founder James Chappell discusses the UK digital skills shortage. 

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KrebsonSecurity: Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?

18 January 2017

Brian Krebs discusses Digital Shadows' analysis around the Mirai author's real life identity. 

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TechTarget: Managing vulnerable software: Using data to mitigate the biggest risks

17 January 2017

Three pieces of vulnerable software are most targeted by the exploit kits studied in a Digital Shadows report. 

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TechTarget: Gmail phishing campaign uses real-time techniques to bypass 2FA

17 January 2017

Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, said including URL formatting in phishing education in enterprise would be only a "marginal benefit" to IT pros.

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PYMNTS.com: Hacker Tracker: Neutralizing ATM Jackpotting

13 January 2017

James Chappell, CTO and cofounder of Digital Shadows joined this week’s Hacker Tracker to shed light on how the latest trend of ATM jackpotting is just the tip of the iceberg for cybercriminals...

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Huffington Post UK: Time For Your New Year Cyber Detox?

10 January 2017

While the year might be new, many of the Cybersecurity challenges we face are far from new.

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Infosecurity Magazine: How will Mirai Emerge in 2017?

5 January 2017

Digital Shadows' Michael Marriott gives an analysis around the future of the Mirai botnet. 

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SC Magazine UK: Cyber-security industry 2017 predictions: reaching the tipping point

1 January 2017

Some security vendors such as Digital Shadows said the release of the code to Mirai wasn't what it was painted to be, as it wasn't as easy to deploy as...

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SecurityWeek: 5 Security Lessons Learned in 2016

29 December 2016

 As the year comes to a close, let’s take a look at five examples that demonstrate this ongoing tug of war between adversaries and defenders.

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WSJ: How Busineses Can Prepare For Ransomware

22 December 2016

Rick Holland, VP of strategy at Digital Shadows, recommends companies first assess how much it will cost to lose access to their data, or internet, for an hour or a day.

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efinancialcareers: These will be the seven hottest fintech skills of 2017

22 December 2016

“We know that good security staff – even if you have the budget – are hard to recruit,” adds Alastair Paterson, CEO of cybersecurity fintech firm Digital Shadows.

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The Telegraph: PayAsUGym customers urged to cancel credit cards following hack

20 December 2016

"The fact that there are 10 digits of the credit card number, name and address all available means the people who had accounts with the company really are exposed and...

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Threatpost: MIRAI GIVING DDOS-AS-A-SERVICE INDUSTRY A BOOST

14 December 2016

The availability of the Mirai malware source code online isn’t a guarantee that just anyone can quickly convert it into a money-making IoT-based DDoS botnet.

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SC Magazine UK: Digital Shadows says DDoS extortion on the rise thanks to Mirai botnet

14 December 2016

A new report by security company Digital Shadows claims that the release of the source code to the Mirai botnet is a godsend for cyber-extortionists who are looking to make...

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Motherboard: Wannabe Hackers Are Willing to Pay To Learn How To Use the Mirai Botnet

13 December 2016

These are just a few examples of countless wannabe hackers asking for coding help to use Mirai, all collected by Digital Shadows. 

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BBC News: Trump mocks Russian hacking 'conspiracy theory'

12 December 2016

While a company that is breached by hackers can really only work from the digital evidence left behind, nation states or intelligence agencies have many more sources to draw on...

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Wired: The Botnet That Broke the Internet Isn't Going Away

9 December 2016

“Who knows what’s going to actually come up before the end of the year,” Digital Shadows’ Holland says. “Mirai is certainly not going away any time soon.”

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Huffington Post Tech: 2017 The Year Of.....

8 December 2016

As we approach the year-end attention of course turns to what we can expect to see in 2017 and what we are security professionals need to be prepared for.

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SecurityWeek: Hacker Holiday Havoc

8 December 2016

This year we’re seeing two twists on some tried and true tactics that are cause for concern among the online gaming industry and retailers.

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SC Magazine UK: Report: Mirai 'is just the tip of the iceberg'

7 December 2016

Rick Holland VP of strategy at Digital Shadows told SC: “We've already seen an evolution of both the code itself and the business models that look to exploit it for financial...

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PYMNTS.com: Cybercriminals Take Deals To The Dark (Web) Side

2 December 2016

James Chappell, CTO and co-founder of Digital Shadows, joined PYMNTS for this week’s Hacker Tracker to discuss how cybercriminals are enjoying their own version of the holiday shopping season across...

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TechTarget: Building a threat intelligence program? How to avoid the 'feed' frenzy

1 December 2016

Digital Shadows provides these types of services -- tailored threat analysis and alerts, dark web searches for stolen data and credentials, and more -- through its SearchLight platform.

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American Security Today: 7 Threats to Look Out for this Holiday Season

25 November 2016

Digital Shadows outlines some of the biggest threats facing both retailers and consumers in the upcoming holiday season.

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The Telegraph: Deals on drugs, weapons and stolen data - Black Friday comes to the dark web

25 November 2016

"Once again we can see how professional the cybercriminal underworld is in their operations," said James Chappell, chief technology officer and co-founder of Digital Shadows.

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Infosecurity Magazine: Security Pros Warn of Black Friday Cyber Threats

25 November 2016

According to security firm Digital Shadows, Black Friday is a chance for cyber-criminals to show off their skills.

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SC Magazine UK: Black Friday 2016: top three tips for managing the retail mayhem

25 November 2016

“When a new campaign for the POS malware known as FastPoS was discovered in September 2016, it became clear that the malware was still under active development.

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Huffington Post Tech: Careful Surfing Required In The Digital Age

23 November 2016

Ultimately we need to be conscious of the cyber risk in everything we do - make sure we use even basic security techniques and approaches when accessing ANY sort of...

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Payments Source: 11.17.16: Your morning briefing

17 November 2016

There's no official report on the recent Tesco bank breach, but an analysis by security blog Digital Shadows says it was likely the result of a payment system compromise or a cash-out...

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Intelligent CIO: New media and IoT increase threats to media organisations, says global report

17 November 2016

Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Shooting the Messenger: Understanding the Threats to the Media and Broadcasting Industry report which revealed that revenue generating websites are a threat...

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SecurityWeek: What Makes a Good Exploit Kit

17 November 2016

Exploit kits, pre-packaged software that uses vulnerabilities in software applications to spread malware, are not new to the information security community.

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Dark Reading: Digital Shadows Narrows Down Causes Of Tesco Hack

16 November 2016

Security firm Digital Shadows uses the "analysis of competing hypothesis" to narrow down possible causes of the $3.1 million Tesco bank theft.

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Finextra: Cloned card cash-out operation touted as possible Tesco Bank breach explanation

16 November 2016

A mass cash-out operation using cloned cards is the most plausible explanation of the Tesco Bank breach earlier this month which saw crooks steal around £2.5 million from 9000 customer...

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The Register: Analysts apply Occam's razor to Tesco Bank breach

16 November 2016

Digital Shadows has applied the technique of the Analysis of Competing Hypothesis (ACH) on the available data in an attempt to narrow down the possibilities between four competition theories.

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TechTarget: Massive Friend Finder Network breach prompts password security debate

16 November 2016

Rick Holland said account takeovers, spear phishing and extortion are just a few of the risks that corporate staff could face from this breach.

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Tech News World: Election Day Cybershenanigans Highlight Need to Shore Up Security

10 November 2016

Taking down websites is penny-ante stuff, and "I'd make a distinction between attacks that disrupt the availability of websites and attacks that raise questions regarding the integrity of the U.S.

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ITSP Magazine: Step 1 for OPSEC Resilience: A Well Trained Team

10 November 2016

Rick Holland discusses that in order to build resilience into your OPSEC program, you need to be aware of the changes around you and prepare for scenarios beyond normal operations.

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BBC News: Tesco Bank attack: What do we know?

7 November 2016

James Chappell, CTO at Digital Shadows, said it was already starting to see cyber-gangs it monitors sending out spam posing as updates from Tesco security staff.

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Huffington Post Tech: UK Government Gets Serious About Cybercrime

7 November 2016

The news that the UK government is to invest £1.9 billion in new automated cybersecurity defences is a welcome and logical one considering the threat landscape and increased proficiency and professionalism...

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Network World: DNC hacker calls on brethren to monitor US election

4 November 2016

Rick Holland of Digital Shadows discusses concern that the hacker will continue to try to influence U.S. politics, even after the election.

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Sky News: UK vows to 'strike back' against cyberattacks

2 November 2016

Michael Marriott of Digital Shadows talks with Sky News about cyber security strategies.

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SecurityWeek: Cyber - The Latest Front on the Election Battlefield

27 October 2016

As a security professional, what stands out is the steady stream of cyber security-related incidents, particularly when compared to the U.S. elections of 2012 and 2008.

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Huffington Post Tech: The Cost Of Data Breaches Will Get Even Higher

24 October 2016

Clearly companies, both large and small, need to act now and start putting in place robust standards and procedures to counter the cyber security threat, or face the prospect of...

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City A.M.: Cyber security innovators are taking on the criminals on their own turf

21 October 2016

The need for companies to adopt a more intelligent approach to threat assessment is also what drove Digital Shadows to develop SearchLight. 

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Legal IT Insider: Bird & Bird and City AM unveil Digital Innovators 2016 Power List

21 October 2016

Digital Shadows named on the Digital Innovators 2016 Power List. 

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Bloomberg: Nothing Brings Banks Together Like A Good Hack

17 October 2016

Financial institutions are not inclined to share secrets. That's changing as savvy tech adversaries threaten to breach digital walls.

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SecurityWeek: The Cyber Risk of Mixing Business with Pleasure

6 October 2016

Technical and Process Controls for the Enterprise Must Extend to Employees and How They Engage in Personal Services.

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TechTarget: Release of Mirai IoT botnet malware highlights bad password security

4 October 2016

Rick Holland said the "code release is particularly dangerous, since it once again lowers the barrier to entry for threat actors."

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Dark Reading: Cybercriminals' Superior Business Savvy Keeps Them Ahead

30 September 2016

Rick Holland of Digital Shadows visits the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to explain how the attackers' superior business agility, faster change management, specialized job force, lower barriers...

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Sensors Tech Forum: Which Is the Most Popular Exploit Kit in 2016?

29 September 2016

A recent Digital Shadows report indicates that the exploit kit market is not that crowded anymore, and that malware operators don’t have much choice.

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Gulf News: UAE tops regional list for most employee data leaks

29 September 2016

The UAE was the most affected country in the Middle East with over 15,000 leaked credentials publicly available online, according to cyber situational awareness company Digital Shadows’ latest research report.

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BizEdge: Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in

28 September 2016

Michael Marriott, Digital Shadows security expert, believes that when analysing breach severity, there are six factors that should be considered: recoverable passwords, data sensitivity, dataset freshness, dataset transferability, data accuracy...

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Softpedia: RIG Surpasses Neutrino to Become Today's Most Active Exploit Kit

28 September 2016

According to a recent Digital Shadows report, the exploit kit market is not that crowded, and malware distributors don't have that many options to choose from.

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American Security Today: 5.5M Empl Credentials of World’s Largest Companies Compromised

28 September 2016

Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Compromised Credentials research paper which analyzed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000.

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Huffington Post Tech: Why Are We So Bad With Our Passwords?

26 September 2016

Until retina or fingerprint scanning, or any other security process becomes a regular feature in IT and replaces the password, we as employees need to take control of online habits...

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PC & Tech Authority: Are hackers playing the fame game?

26 September 2016

Michael Marriott of Digital Shadows looks at how hackers are increasingly using tactics used by commercial organizations to raise their profile and publicize their 'business'.

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Softpedia: 97 Percent of Top 1000 Orgs Have Lost Sensitive Credentials in Recent Hacks

25 September 2016

An analysis from Digital Shadows of the Forbes Top 1000 companies reveals that 97 percent of all organizations have been affected by recent data breaches at large Internet services.

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SC Magazine: Are hackers playing the fame game?

23 September 2016

Michael Marriott looks at how hackers are increasingly using tactics used by commercial organizations to raise their profile and publicize their 'business'.

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Financial Times: ‘State-sponsored actor’ stole data from 500m Yahoo users

23 September 2016

“The listing description contained 586 rows of data provided as a sample, each of which contained a username, date of birth and unsalted MD5 password hash.

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DarkReading: Yahoo Reveals Nation State-Borne Data Breach Affecting A Half-Billion Users

23 September 2016

"I would err on the side of caution and force a password change. It's better to be out in front of it than behind it," says Rick Holland, vice president...

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Breitbart: Report: Data Compromised of 5.5 Million Employees of World’s Top 1,000 Companies

23 September 2016

Digital Shadows has reportedly uncovered the compromised personal data of approximately 5.5 million employees of the world’s 1,000 largest corporations.

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Nicosia Business Review: Hacker stole data from 500m Yahoo users

23 September 2016

“The listing description contained 586 rows of data provided as a sample, each of which contained a username, date of birth and unsalted MD5 password hash.

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On the Wire: 500 Million Users Affected by Yahoo Data Breach

22 September 2016

Earlier this week, researchers at Digital Shadows revealed that 97 percent of the top 1,000 global companies have leaked user credentials online, and many of them are from third-party breaches.

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CBR: 5.5 million employee credentials are available online from world’s largest companies

22 September 2016

97 percent of the 1000 largest companies have suffered compromise of employee credentials, comprising email and password combinations.

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PYMNTS: Password And Personal Data For 5.5 Million Employees At Top Firms Found Online

22 September 2016

Digital Shadows searched through data compromised by recent breaches of popular websites and managed to dig up 5.5 million or so passwords.

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San Francisco Business Times: Study finds that 97% of large companies have had credentials leaked online

22 September 2016

Digital Shadows analyzed the largest 1,000 companies listed on the Forbes Global 2000, and found that 97 percent of those companies, spanning all businesses sectors and geographical regions, had leaked...

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Dark Reading: Majority Of Major Corporations Have User Credentials Stolen And Exposed

22 September 2016

Companies in the entertainment and technology sectors are far more exposed than others, Digital Shadows analysis shows.

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eWeek: Breaches Compromise Credentials From Almost All Large Companies: Study

21 September 2016

A survey of breach data finds that 97 percent of Global 1000 companies have had employees impacted by the loss of their credentials, according to research by security firm Digital Shadows.

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Financial Times: Passwords and details of 5m big company employees leaked

21 September 2016

Personal details of 5.5m employees from the world’s 1,000 biggest public companies have been discovered online by Digital Shadows. 

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On the Wire: Nearly All Top Global Companies Have Leaked Credentials Online

21 September 2016

A new report shows that there are leaked employee credentials online for 97 percent of the top 1,000 global companies, many of which came from third-party breaches.

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Fortune: Why Employees Really Shouldn't Use Their Work Emails for Dating Sites

21 September 2016

Credentials for employees at almost all the largest organizations in the world were leaked in major data breaches, according to research by Digital Shadows. 

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Ars Technica: Employee data leaks from most of world’s biggest firms—and UK tops list

21 September 2016

Credentials discovered from workers at 97 percent of Forbes-ranked companies.

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The Wall Street Journal: The Morning Risk Report: Shareholder Activism Set for Record Year in Europe

21 September 2016

Stolen data from major companies found. The Financial Times reports personal details of 5.5 million employees from the world’s 1,000 biggest public companies have been found online by cybersecurity company...

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Softpedia: Malvertising Campaign Using RIG EK Detected Pushing CrypMIC Ransomware

20 September 2016

A recent report released by Digital Shadows reveals that RIG is one of the five active exploit kits left on the market today, along with Neutrino, Magnitude, Sundown and the lesser...

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Sensors Tech Forum: Top 3 Vulnerabilities Used in 2016 Exploit Kit Attacks

19 September 2016

A new research conducted by Digital Shadows reveals that 76 vulnerabilities are being exploited in exploit kit attacks.

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Huffington Post Tech: Smart Device Hacking Gets Real

19 September 2016

While much is changing, what continues to be true is that in today’s world of IoT, security needs to be top of mind as the number and type of attack...

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Softpedia: Exploit Kits Feed Off Flash Bugs, but One IE Vulnerability Is Their Favorite

18 September 2016

CVE-2013-2551 is the most popular vulnerability with EKs according to a Digital Shadows study that analyzed all the 22 exploit kits active in the past years. 

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TechTarget: Flash, Java and IE top list of most popular exploit kit targets

16 September 2016

Exploit kits make the job of an attacker much easier but can be defended against easily by understanding the vulnerabilities and software they most often target.

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SINET: SINET 16 INNOVATOR AWARD

15 September 2016

Digital Shadows named a SINET16 Innovator. 

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SecurityWeek: Supply Chain Cyber Risk: Your Digital Shadow is Getting Longer

15 September 2016

Organizations need a proactive approach to defend against targeted attacks by engaging in supply chain security and through greater cyber situational awareness.

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Data Breach Today: Cybercrime-as-a-Service Economy: Stronger Than Ever

14 September 2016

Rick Holland, vice president of strategy for Digital Shadows, details why cybercriminals increasingly embrace software-as-a-service models.

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The CBI: The Cyber Threat For Growing Businesses

13 September 2016

“Attackers are looking for the weakest link within a company. They won’t use sophisticated malware if they can do it easily,” says Michael Marriott of Digital Shadows.

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On The Wire: Exploit Kits Target Flash and Focus on Newer Vulnerabilities

7 September 2016

New research shows that most of the popular exploit kits are actually going after flaws from 2015 and later, and the most commonly exploited vulnerabilities are in Flash and Java.

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The Register: Flash: Still exploits kits’ MVP

6 September 2016

The latest white paper from Digital Shadows concludes that exploit kits remain an enterprise's biggest infosec threat.

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Infosecurity Magazine: Angler EK Traced Back to 'Lurk' Gang

1 September 2016

Digital Shadows new report notes that Angler EK holds the dubious record of having exploited the largest number of vulnerabilities of all 22 EKs studied. 

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Huffington Post Tech: We’ve Got An App For That

30 August 2016

While apps certainly make our lives easier in many ways, do we ever stop to think about the security implications of them?

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SecurityWeek: 10 Ways to Protect Against Dual Revenue Attacks

25 August 2016

To many financially motivated cybercriminals, one of the most valuable commodities is data. But not all data is valued equally. They want data that is fresh, good quality and easily monetized.

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Huffington Post Tech: Welcome To The Hotel Malware

24 August 2016

News last week that dozens of high end U.S. Hotels have been subjected to attack by cybercriminals who installed malware on their payment processing systems might be shocking but can...

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The CyberWire: Daily Podcast 8.22.16

22 August 2016

Michael Marriott from Digital Shadows talks to The CyberWire about the shady deer.io online market.

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Betanews: Hackers play the fame game to boost business

22 August 2016

Analysts at security awareness specialist Digital Shadows have identified a growing trend of some hackers actively seeking the limelight to promote their businesses.

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On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland on the Shadow Brokers

18 August 2016

Dennis Fisher talks with Rick Holland of Digital Shadows about what this all means for enterprises, the political implications, and the ethics of the government hoarding zero days.

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TechTarget: Equation Group cyberweapons auctioned off; WikiLeaks promises release

16 August 2016

Rick Holland chats with TechTarget regarding the Shadow Brokers' claims. 

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TechRepublic: How to mitigate ransomware, DDoS attacks, and other cyber extortion threats

13 August 2016

Ransomware and other forms of cyber extortion are effective moneymakers for the bad guys. Learn why, and how not to fall prey to digital extortionists.

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BBC: Can companies ever keep our data safe?

4 August 2016

Yahoo is investigating claims the hacker linked to "mega-breaches" at MySpace and LinkedIn has posted details of 200 million Yahoo accounts to a marketplace on the dark web.

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InfoWorld: The advanced security techniques of criminal hackers

4 August 2016

InfoWorld talks with Digital Shadows' Rick Holland about the security tools hackers use to protect themselves while ripping you off

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Passcode: Russian web hosting service a favorite among cybercriminals

3 August 2016

The cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows says that online criminals have used a Russian web hosting service to reap more than $3 million in the sale of illegal goods.

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NBC: We Know You'll Be Watching the Olympics at Work, So Here's How to Do it Safely

3 August 2016

Millions of Americans will watch the Summer Olympics at work — and that will create a major opportunity for cyber criminals to attack corporate computer systems. This could cause serious...

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SecurityWeek: Lessons from the Movie Industry - Sequels are Profitable

3 August 2016

As recent events have shown, you shouldn’t let your guard down because a threat actor or operation appears to have been shut down.

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IT Pro Portal: Becoming a cyber criminal is easier than ever

29 July 2016

New research has identified a one-stop, outsourced online shop, providing hosting, design and payment solutions for cyber criminals looking for a low-cost of entry method to sell their ill-gotten assets.

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SecurityWeek: Deer.io Platform Facilitates Cybercrime: Researchers

28 July 2016

Researchers at security firm Digital Shadows have conducted an analysis of Deer.io, a Russian website that they claim makes it easy even for less technically skilled individuals to become cybercriminals.

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International Business Times: Russia-based Deer.io identified as cybercrime hub linked to hacker behind LinkedIn breach

28 July 2016

Deer.io is said to be hosting over 1,000 shops, most of which sell stolen products from compromised accounts.

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Beta News: The easy way to become a cyber criminal

27 July 2016

Cyber attack prevention specialist Digital Shadows conducted research into deer.io, a Russian-language site that hosted darkside.global. 

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Softpedia: Is Deer.io a Cyber-Crime Heaven?

27 July 2016

Cyber-security firm Digital Shadows has published  an in-depth report that blames Deer.io, a site building platform from Russia, of harboring the online shops of many cyber-criminals.

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The Register: Oh deer.io: Cyberpunks using one-stop DIY web biz shops

27 July 2016

The use of sites like Deer.io prove the barriers to entry for cybercrime are continually being lowered, according to threat intel firm Digital Shadows.

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TechWorld: These are the 10 fastest growing fintech startups in the UK

27 July 2016

Digital Shadows was named one of the 10 fastest growing fintechs in the UK, according to data compiled by recruitment finance provider Sonovate.

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Infosecurity Magazine: Russian Site Deer.io is ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Cybercrime

27 July 2016

Cyber situational awareness company Digital Shadows has unearthed an “all-in-one” outsourced online shop for cyber-criminals looking for low-cost entry methods to sell their ill-gotten assets.

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ComputerWeekly: UK security startup discovers one-stop-shop for cyber crime businesses

27 July 2016

Setting up a cyber criminal business is easier than ever believed, according to UK information security startup Digital Shadows

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SecurityWeek: Lifetime License for Stampado Ransomware: $39

14 July 2016

Mitigating ransomware threats is a complex operation that “requires a combination of technical and process controls and company-wide engagement – from employees, to executives, to IT security teams.” - Alastair...

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SecurityWeek: News or Ruse? How Cyber Situational Awareness Can Help You to Distinguish

14 July 2016

What’s needed is greater threat intelligence, specifically cyber situational awareness – the ability to look at your environment through the eyes of an attacker to detect the threats and vulnerabilities...

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SCMagazine: Report: xDedic dark web marketplace back in business after momentary shutdown

13 July 2016

Researchers at Digital Shadows shared with Threatpost an incident report disclosing that a June 24 post on the Russian-language forum "exploit.in" contained a link to a new Tor site hosting the underground market.

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CSOOnline: An online market that offered cheap hacked servers returns

13 July 2016

On June 24, an anonymous user named xDedic was spotted sharing the site’s new address on a Russian hacking forum, according to Digital Shadows.

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SecurityWeek: Hacked Server Marketplace Returns as a Tor Domain

13 July 2016

Digital Shadows reveals that a user named xDedic posted on 24 Jun 2016 a link to the new site on the criminal forum exploit[.]in. 

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International Business Times: XDedic: Dark Web marketplace selling access to thousands of hacked servers reopens

13 July 2016

According to Digital Shadows, the criminal market has resurfaced on a Tor network domain with one crucial difference: it now demands a $50 (£38, €45) enrollment fee for access.

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ThreatPost: xDedic Hacked Server Market Resurfaces on TOR Domain

12 July 2016

Researchers at Digital Shadows reported today that a June 24 post to the Russian-language forum, exploit[.]in, included a link to the .onion site now hosting xDedic. 

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The Hill: $6 hacked-server market returns

12 July 2016

New reports from the company Digital Shadows say the site has resurfaced on the dark web. 

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PCWorld: An online market that offered cheap hacked servers returns

12 July 2016

After a brief hiatus, the makers of xDedic have been quick to revive the marketplace, security firm Digital Shadows said on Tuesday.

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On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland on Ransomware

12 July 2016

In this episode, Dennis Fisher talks with Rick Holland about a new research paper the firm did on ransomware gangs, as well as other kinds of online extortion schemes, such as...

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Infosec Island: European Businesses Fear DDoS Extortion Attacks: Survey

7 July 2016

Alastair Paterson explained that extortion is one of the seven cyber threats that any financial services firm should know about. 

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E-Commerce Times: Feds Probe Philanderers' Site Ashley Madison: Report

6 July 2016

"It takes time for organizations to materially improve their security maturity, so 'it's likely that Ashley Madison and Avid Media still have significant opportunities to mature,' Holland remarked."

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CRN: Phishing scam targets Brexit panic

6 July 2016

Security firm Digital Shadows warned on Sunday of a malware threat delivered by emails.

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Gizmodo: Now Brexit Fears are Being Exploited by Dodgy Spam Emails

5 July 2016

"We have certainly noted an increase in the use of Brexit-related topics in email to encourage users to click on content since last Friday’s referendum," James Chappell.

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SCMagazine: Phishing scam targets Brexit anxiety

5 July 2016

Security firm Digital Shadows warned on Sunday of a malware threat delivered by emails. The messages lure recipients to click on malicious links with promises to protect bank accounts from...

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TechRadar: Watch out for this fear-mongering Brexit email scam

5 July 2016

"We have certainly noted an increase in the use of Brexit-related topics in email to encourage users to click on content since [the] referendum." - James Chappell

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BBC News: Spike in Brexit email spam following referendum result

5 July 2016

There had been a sharp rise in such attacks since polling day, James Chappell, co-founder of London cybersecurity company Digital Shadows, told the Telegraph. 

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The Inquirer: Brexit: Hackers using EU exit fallout to target vulnerable Brits with malware

4 July 2016

Digital Shadows urged people to keep a close on eye on emails referring to FTSE changes, currency fluctuations and political uncertainty, and to avoid clicking on any shady-looking links if...

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Infosecurity Magazine: Experts Warn of Malicious Brexit Spam

4 July 2016

James Chappell advises, “Do not open attachments or click on links and delete this type of email straight away.”

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The Telegraph: Worried about Brexit? Online scammers are targeting you

4 July 2016

"We have certainly noted an increase in the use of Brexit-related topics in email to encourage users to click on content  since last Friday’s referendum," said James Chappell. 

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Daily Mail: Beware the ‘Brexit’ emails that hack into your computer and promise to protect your savings

2 July 2016

Emails promising to protect savers against turmoil in financial markets are already appearing, according to security firm Digital Shadows.

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NetWorld: Study: Third-Party Apps Pose Risks for Enterprises

2 July 2016

Cybercriminals exercise Opsec in a number of ways, noted Rick Holland, vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows.

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Financial Orbit: Ten things I learnt at the FT Festival of Finance

2 July 2016

James Chappell of Digital Shadows said that the problem lay with 'individual human behaviour' noting training had to be more innovative.

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Market Inspector: Innovative Business Awards 2016

1 July 2016

Digital Shadows named as one of the Top 50 Innovative Companies in the UK. 

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IT Finanzmagazin: Cyber Threats Every Financial Services Firm Should Know About

30 June 2016

Alastair Paterson gives an overview of the most common types of attacks that financial service providers should understand in order to better protect themselves. 

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TechTarget: 10 million hospital patient records up for sale on dark web market

29 June 2016

Holland suggested that in order to protect themselves from attacks like these, "enterprises should focus on fundamentals like segmented networks, the fundamental of least privilege and  increasing visibility to quickly detect and respond to...

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Motherboard: Things a Criminal Could Do With 9 Million Hacked Health Care Records

28 June 2016

Rick Holland discusses how buyers with the ability to purchase this much data likely have the capability to collect it themselves at a lower cost.

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Tech News World: Study: Third-Party Apps Pose Risks for Enterprises

23 June 2016

Rick Holland discusses how cybercriminals exercise Opsec in a number of ways.

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SecurityWeek: Preventing and Mitigating Ransomware with Cyber Situational Awareness

23 June 2016

Three main tactics are behind cyber extortion: the threat of distributed denial of service (DDoS), the threat of data compromise and ransomware. 

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ComputerWeekly: Cyber security industry mostly welcomes report on TalkTalk breach

22 June 2016

James Chappell discusses why organizations should focus on reducing the time to discovery.

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CSOOnline: Do third-party vendors have a bullseye on their backs?

20 June 2016

"It’s right to embrace all these new technologies and continue to outsource, but you need to look at the vendors and assess their security and check the data that is...

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SCMagazine: Commons committee lambasts ICO for lack of TalkTalk report

20 June 2016

“Data breaches and other security incidents are unfortunately inevitable in most modern businesses and any proposed legislation should recognize this and offer a mix of ‘carrot and stick' – fines...

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TechTarget: Russian hacker arrests linked to ransomware and exploit kit shutdowns

16 June 2016

The Lurk group hacker arrests in Russia came at the same time as the shutdown of a major exploit kit, ransomware family and botnet. Chappell notes that it is not publicly known...

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ZDNet: Beyond the data breach singularity - why your online identity may never be safe again

16 June 2016

"The only really effective tool available to you is to continually monitor uses of that information on an ongoing basis," says Chappell.

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TechTarget: TeamViewer hacks have everyone placing blame

9 June 2016

Rick Holland suggests users protect passwords by not using password managers, enabling multifactor authentication whenever possible, investigate credential dumps to determine if employees are at risk and enable multi-factor authentication for...

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eWeek: How OPSEC Can Improve Enterprise Security

7 June 2016

In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at the key steps organizations can take to benefit from OPSEC.

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IT Pro Portal: Revealing the security habits of cyber criminals

2 June 2016

Cyber crime is big business and that means the people behind it face many of the same challenges as legitimate organizations, including operational security (OPSEC).

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SearchSecurity: Mobile security strategy matures with BYOD

2 June 2016

In addition to mapping out use cases, it is important to have an inventory of the devices and different versions of mobile OSes that connect to your network, according to...

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SecurityWeek: Gaining OPSEC Resilience with Cyber Situational Awareness

2 June 2016

When done well, OPSEC denies adversaries information they could use to do harm to an organization or individual. But criminals also use OPSEC as a means to an end.

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Dark Reading: The Double-Sided Coin Of OPSEC

1 June 2016

Defenders must worry about their own operations security but can also learn a lot from attackers' OPSEC practices.

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Infosecurity Magazine: Cyber OpSec: A Critical Piece in the Battle for Security

1 June 2016

According to Rick Holland, another classic military aspect has been ported to the cyber-realm: Operations security, or OpSec.

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On The Wire: Inside the Opsec Habits of Cybercriminals

1 June 2016

New research from Digital Shadows into the operational security practices of attacker groups shows that there is a wide variety in the quality and professionalism that attackers display when conducting...

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The Register: Corporates can learn from criminals and spies. No, no, we're talking about OPSEC

1 June 2016

Corporate IT managers ought to pick up tricks from spies and place Operations Security (OPSEC) at the heart of their security policies and practices, cyber intelligence outfit Digital Shadows argues.

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Beta News: Revealing the security habits of cyber criminals

1 June 2016

Research from cyber situational awareness specialist Digital Shadows reveals that criminals are using OPSEC as a means to an end.

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ThreatPost: CYBERCRIME HIT BUSINESSES HARDEST IN 2015, SAYS IC3 REPORT

27 May 2016

“Attacks are become more sophisticated involving criminals going so far as monitoring a CEO’s social media feed to best time and color a fake request for a wire transfer,” Paterson said.

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​San Francisco Business Times: Digital Shadows shines a spotlight on the dark places where cyberthreats lurk

27 May 2016

Digital Shadows analyzes the “shadows” that companies leave online, meaning confidential information targeted by cyber criminals. It uncovers potential threats, data loss, stolen intellectual property and damage to brand and reputation.

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The Dallas Morning News: London-based cybersecurity firm adding office in Dallas and looking to hire

26 May 2016

Digital Shadows, a London-based cybersecurity firm with $22 million in backing, is opening an office in Dallas and looking to hire technology workers in the rapidly growing industry.

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Business Insider: A London startup that has raised $22 million is expanding its US empire from San Francisco to Dallas

26 May 2016

Digital Shadows — a cybersecurity startup that searches the darkest corners of the internet looking for the chatter associated with threats against specific organizations — is looking for talented technology...

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The Wharf: Digital Shadows at Level 39 hopes to continue its rapid expansion

24 May 2016

The IT security firm in Canary Wharf is keen to develop the technology it has to help companies defend themselves against cyber attacks.

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Network World: New products of the week - Digital Shadows SearchLight

23 May 2016

The new version of SearchLight enables customers to identify, verify and assess compromised credentials, and detect typosquatting domains. The company also introduced Topical Research Reports, increasing cyber situational awareness. 

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TechTarget: TeslaCrypt master key release confounds experts

19 May 2016

"The sudden closing of the ransomware project is strange, especially as TeslaCrypt was one of the most prevalent strains of ransomware at the time and was likely making significant money,"...

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TechWorld: Digital Shadows - new tool helps organisations peer inside data breaches

19 May 2016

According to Chappell, it’s no longer enough simply to know that bad something has happened. Stolen data has turned from a problem of detection into one of deeper understanding and...

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Bobs Guide: Digital Shadows Named a Hot Cybersecurity Fintech

19 May 2016

Bobs Guide took a look at the best cybersecurity fintechs out there and how they are making a difference for businesses worldwide.

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eWeek: Digital Shadows Improves SearchLight Security Tool

18 May 2016

The new update to the cyber situational awareness platform enhances the detection of typosquatting and breached credentials.

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InfoSecurity Magazine: Interview: James Chappell, CTO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows

17 May 2016

Always seeking to stay one step ahead of the game, the firm has just announced some new additions to its already impressive SearchLight data analysis platform.

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City A.M.: Why M&A activity leaves companies vulnerable to cyber criminals

13 May 2016

Global merger and acquisitions (M&A) activity reached record-breaking deal values in 2015 at over $5 trillion. Whilst these vast sums excite shareholders, they also attract cyber criminals who sense an opportunity via...

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SecurityWeek: To Demonstrate ROI for Cyber Situational Awareness, Consider the Incident

13 May 2016

By understanding the different types of incidents and the different returns, you can make a strong case for greater cyber situational awareness in the short- and long-term.

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CBR: 10 shocking figures which show the cost of cyber security breaches

11 May 2016

James Chappell talks about looking at external sources of information in order to gain a more comprehensive awareness of threats.

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CBR: Before fighting a cyber attack, you have to find it first - How to tell if a data breach has hit your business

5 May 2016

James Chappell discusses how an organization can understand where it is likely to be most vulnerable by understanding where key info assets, employee credentials and sensitive documents are being exposed online.

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Management Today: These businesses are cashing in on the cyber crime wave

28 April 2016

“Many [cyber security teams] are under-resourced and often use technology that simply bombards them with hundreds or thousands of alerts a day which are difficult to make sense of.’ -...

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CSOOnline: Uber fraud: Scammer takes the ride, victim gets the bill

22 April 2016

James Chappell discusses how gaining situational awareness can help organizations such as Uber make more effective security decisions.

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SecurityWeek: How M&A Activity Can Open the Door to Cyber Threats

21 April 2016

While mergers and acquisitions propel companies forward, the M&A process also fuels significant opportunities for cyber criminals.

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The Times: Shining a Light on Web's Darkest Corners

18 April 2016

According to Mr. Chappell, interest in the criminal side of the dark web has led to the more positive connotations of having an anonymous online space being overlooked.

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The Telegraph: The 50 technology stars changing the way we spend and save

4 April 2016

The 50 financial technology (fintech) businesses most likely to revolutionize the world of money, from currency transfer start-ups to invoice sharing apps, have been unveiled - and almost two-thirds hail from...

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FinTechCity: Meet The FinTech50 2016

4 April 2016

Digital Shadows named on the FinTech50 2016 list. This list looks at FinTechs across Europe and across all verticals.

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InfoSecurity Magazine: Mergers and Acquisitions Put Orgs at Greater Risk of Attack

4 April 2016

A company’s security infrastructure is more vulnerable during the Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) process, according to new research from Digital Shadows.

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Wall Street Journal: Survey Roundup: Making the Case for Anti-Fraud Controls

1 April 2016

Digital Shadows found a growing interest among hackers for information involving companies involved in mergers and acquisitions, and advises companies in the deal-making process to be aware of potential threats and...

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SecurityWeek: Cyber Situational Awareness and the Kill Chain

31 March 2016

Cyber situational awareness can become a kill chain killjoy, serving as a valuable tool to gather intelligence about adversaries’ actions and our vulnerabilities and to thwart attacks. 

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CSOOnline: Merging firms appealing targets for attackers

30 March 2016

Companies going through a merger or acquisition, as well as their lawyers, financial advisers, and other associated firms are all tempting targets for cyberattackers, according to a new report from...

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CSOOnline: Researching the threat intelligence space

23 March 2016

Richard Stiennon discusses the explosive growth and chaotic dynamics of the threat intelligence market.

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TechRepublic: Cybercriminals can’t find good help these days

23 March 2016

The security skills gap isn’t just affecting legitimate businesses; it’s also impacting the recruiting efforts of cybercriminals.

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InfoSecurity Magazine: The Dark Web – Is it All Bad?

21 March 2016

James Chappell discusses how criminality is an Internet-wide problem, rather than exclusively a problem limited to just the technologies that are labeled with the dark web.

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FusionWire: Should growing London fintech startups go to San Francisco?

18 March 2016

CEO Alastair Paterson talks to FusionWire about Digital Shadows' move to San Francisco. 

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Financial Times: Risk management: fake social media sites drive growth of ‘threat intelligence’ sector

16 March 2016

“Not every business faces the same risks, nor every industry, but what most organizations have in common is a lack of awareness of how widespread and serious the risks are.”...

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IT-Harvest: Digital Shadows’ James Chappell Discusses Threat Intelligence, Cyber Situational Awareness, and More

11 March 2016

James Chappell, co-founder and CTO of Digital Shadows, introduces the concept of cyber situational awareness, an all-encompassing take on threat intelligence as it pertains to each customer.

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BrightTalk: RSA 2016 – Financial Digitalization: Can Cyber Security Keep Up?

11 March 2016

BrightTALK caught up with Digital Shadows CTO and Co-Founder James Chappell to get his thoughts on financial digitalization and whether the security can keep up, cyber situational awareness and how...

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SecurityWeek: From Understanding Social Media Risks to Preventing Them

10 March 2016

Enterprises must monitor their entire digital shadow in order to more accurately identify specific risks as they unfold. 

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TechRadarPro: The cybercriminal skills shortage – and how it could benefit your business

3 March 2016

Know your enemy: studying cybercriminal recruitment could prove invaluable. 

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The Atlantic: How Hackers Recruit New Talent

2 March 2016

A career as a criminal hacker may not be the best place to escape the job-search tedium, according to new research from the cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows.

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IDG Connect: Cybercriminals have recruitment challenges too

2 March 2016

According to new research by Digital Shadows, candidates have to fill out application forms, interview over Skype, and even go through a probationary period. 

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Infosecurity Magazine: The Skills Gap, it’s Cause and How to Close It

2 March 2016

Research by Digital Shadows found cyber-criminals are also struggling to find the best talent who not only have the right technical knowledge but are trustworthy. 

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CUInfoSecurity: 5 Cybersecurity Trends at RSA Conference: Hackers Crave Publicity

2 March 2016

Rick Holland, vice president of strategy for Digital Shadows, notes that many online attack groups now openly advertise for new employees on both public and darknet sites.

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eSecurity Planet: How to Hire Security Pros Like a Hacker

1 March 2016

Digital Shadows takes a look at how hackers recruit and finds some lessons learned for enterprises. 

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CSO Online: Cybercriminals face hacker talent shortage

1 March 2016

Cybercriminals and hacktivists face many of the same hiring problems as defending security organizations, but with their own particular twists, according to report released this morning. 

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Infosecurity Magazine: Skills Shortage Hits Hackers

1 March 2016

The skills shortage has hit the attacking community too, with cyber-criminals also struggling to find the right talent. 

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The Register: You’re a cybercrime kingpin. You need a new evil lackey. How much do you tell them?

1 March 2016

Cybercrooks, much like ethical security defenders, are facing a skills crisis and difficulties in recruiting qualified staff. 

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ComputerWeekly: Cyber attackers still after low-hanging fruit, dark web study shows

1 March 2016

Tracking a cyber adversary that is recruiting and the skills they desire can improve the overall maturity of an organisation’s security programme, according to Digital Shadows. 

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Bank Info Security: Cybercrime Recruiters Want You

1 March 2016

A thriving market now exists to help cybercriminals promote themselves – or what they’ve stolen – as well as recruit new talent. 

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On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland

1 March 2016

Rick Holland has been digging around in all of the interesting data that Digital Shadows collects from the public Internet and the deep Web.

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SecurityWeek: Cyber Threats Every Financial Services Firm Should Know About

18 February 2016

In 2015 we saw a surge in attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, credential-stealing malware and sophisticated threats. 

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DarkReading: 20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2016

17 February 2016

Digital Shadows named one of the “20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2016” with its recent funding and all-star security executives. 

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The Southern Fried Security Podcast: Episode 174 – Doing Threat Intelligence Smartly

16 February 2016

Southern Fried Security hosts Episode 174 on the topic of threat intelligence, and discusses the Digital Shadows funding round and what this means for the market. 

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SecurityWeek: Digital Shadows Raises $14 Million

15 February 2016

Digital Shadows has closed a Series B funding round of $14 million, led by VC firm Trinity Ventures. 

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Re/Code: Capital Gains: More Funding News

14 February 2016

Digital Shadows, a British cyber security company that monitors the Internet for when corporate data gets leaked, raised $14 million from a group of investors led by Trinity Ventures. 

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Tech City News: Over $120m UK investment, Tech Nation Report, Amsterdam in the spotlight & more in your week in tech

12 February 2016

Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows has closed a $14m series B round. 

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PYMNTS: Venture Capitalists Are Gearing Up For B2B Action

12 February 2016

Over in the U.K., B2B Software-as-a-Service company Digital Shadows announced Tuesday (Feb. 9) that it secured $14 million in funding. 

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Rigzone: Digital Shadows Offers New Defense to Oil, Gas Cyberthreats

10 February 2016

A UK-based company offers a new approach to cybersecurity monitoring for oil and gas and other industries. 

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Wall Street Journal: Cybersecurity Company Digital Shadows Grabs $14M

9 February 2016

Digital Shadows says it continuously monitors more than 100 million data sources in 27 languages to provide client organizations with an “attacker’s eye view” of their exposed data and risks...

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TechCrunch: Digital Shadows Gets $14M To Keep Growing Its Digital Risk Scanning Service

9 February 2016

UK cyber security startup Digital Shadows, which sells a SaaS service to businesses wanting to monitor and manage potential risks by keeping tabs on activity related to their digital footprint...

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Financial News: London startup raises $14m as banks get wise to cyber threats

9 February 2016

A London and San Francisco-headquartered startup that helps banks prevent cyber-attacks has raised new money from Silicon Valley investors, as financial institutions increase their focus on protecting against digital threats. 

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Business Insider: Digital Shadows has raised $14 million for its security platform that helps businesses monitor the darkest corners of the internet

9 February 2016

Digital Shadows has raised $14 million for its security platform, bringing total investment in the company to $22 million. 

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Computer Business Review: UK cybersecurity start-up Digital Shadows raises $14m to expand data analytics tool

9 February 2016

Digital Shadows has announced that it has closed a Series B funding round of $14m. 

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Tech City News: Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows closes $14m funding round led by Trinity Ventures

9 February 2016

Cybersecurity startup Digital Shadows has closed a $14m Series B funding round led by Trinity Ventures.

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Fortune: Term Sheet – Tuesday, February 9

9 February 2016

Digital Shadows, a London-based provider of cybersecurity SaaS solutions, has raised $14 million in Series B funding. 

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J4VV4D: Casting a Digital Shadow Over Threat Intelligence

9 February 2016

In these uncertain times, Digital Shadows looks determined to buck the trend and announces $14m series B funding led by Trinity Ventures. 

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Red Herring: Funding news wrap-up

9 February 2016

Digital Shadows, which offers organizations cyber situational awareness, has closed a Series B funding round worth $14 million. 

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City A.M.: London Fintech startup Digital Shadows raises $14m from Trinity Ventures, Paladin Capital and existing investors

9 February 2016

One of London’s up and coming fintech startups Digital Shadows has landed $14m of new funding from venture capital investors. 

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TechWorld: The UK’s 10 most promising cybersecurity startups 2016

5 February 2016

“Britain has always been a buyer of cybersecurity, never a creator – until now.”

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Infosecurity: Government Start-up Support Creates a “Very Exciting Time”

29 January 2016

Government plans to support UK security start-ups have been welcomed as a crucial support mechanism for UK industry.

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SecurityWeek: The Social Media Train Has Left the Station – Jump on with Open Eyes

28 January 2016

As security professionals, it’s our job to enable business while protecting it; embracing social media is an imperative, but we also need to mitigate the exploitation of what our organizations...

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Bloomberg Business: Digital Shadows Named a Bloomberg Business Top Innovator of 2016

26 January 2016

Digital Shadows named as a Bloomberg Business Top Innovator of 2016, a new initiative from Bloomberg to champion and showcase 50 of the UK’s most exciting breakthrough companies.

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InfoWorld: Got threat intelligence data? The value will vary

21 January 2016

Former analyst Rick Holland outlines what he sees as the future of threat intelligence in his new role at threat intel provider Digital Shadows.

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CSO Online: Why thinking like a criminal is good for security

14 January 2016

When planning an attack, criminals study their target victims looking for the weakest links. We should be learning what they do.

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SecurityWeek: 2016 Cyber Threat Predictions to Use to Your Advantage

7 January 2016

Predictions describe a set of events that will or are highly likely to happen in the future; they connote a degree of inevitability.

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The Banker: Cyber Security – making banking safer

4 January 2016

Protecting the banks’ crown jewels – money and personal data – may have become more difficult than ever, but financial institutions have fortified their defences with a little help from...

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On the Wire Podcast: James Chappell

28 December 2015

Dennis Fisher talks with James Chappell of Digital Shadows about the state of the underground economy, how he goes about his research into the economy, and the evolution of fraud and attacks. 

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The Sunday Times: New Year’s Resolution? Grow fast, go global

27 December 2015

Entrepreneurs have been ramping up their workforces as they try to make a name on the world stage. Alastair Paterson talks to the Sunday Times about Digital Shadows' success in 2015.

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SecurityWeek: Cyber Threat Intelligence and the Market of One

17 December 2015

Cyber situational awareness shifts from only delivering generic threat intelligence that informs, to also delivering specific information to defend against adversaries launching targeted attacks against an organization or individual(s) within...

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The Register: At least 10 major loyalty card schemes compromised in industry-wide scam

16 December 2015

James Chappell, CTO and Co-Founder, discusses the targeting of retailers' loyalty card schemes.

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The Times: How can I remember my passwords?

15 December 2015

Continuing our series, James Chappell and Dr Peter Chadha answer a key question from a small firm about the simple but vital steps that every business should take to stay safe.

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IDG Connect: What will be the single biggest security threat of 2016?

8 December 2015

Digital Shadows offer predictions for security threats in 2016. 

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IT Security Guru: Beating the Cyber Criminals at Their Own Game

3 December 2015

James Chappell, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder at Digital Shadows, discusses how organizations can exploit the digital shadows their adversaries cast. 

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The Memo: We just found out your biggest fear of 2015

23 November 2015

Our vulnerability online has quickly become the top concern of British consumers, and it’s totally justified. James Chappell, CTO and Co-Founder of Digital Shadows, talks to the Memo.

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Business Insider: Hackers May Hit Home for the Holidays

21 November 2015

Security experts say the vulnerabilities of "Internet of Things" devices such as fitness bands, smartwatches, drones and connected appliances could be exploited as consumers adopt these products for the holiday season.

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Dark Reading: Don’t Toy With The Dark Web, Harness It

16 November 2015

The Dark Web’s sinister allure draws outsized attention, but time-strapped security teams would benefit from knowing what's already circulating in places they don't need Tor or I2P to find.

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IT World Canada: Keep an eye on social media for advanced cyber-attack warnings

6 November 2015

More than one IT security expert has warned CISOs need to be proactive to thwart cyber attacks before they get started rather than be play defence.

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SecurityWeek: Using an Attacker's 'Shadow' to Your Advantage

5 November 2015

The adversary also casts a shadow similar to that of private and public corporations. These ‘shadows’ can be used to better understand the threat you face.

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Forbes: How Hackers Breached Two Gambling Payment Providers To Harvest 'Millions' Of Records

5 November 2015

Digital Shadows, which operates a search engine for services running on Tor and other deep web networks, also had records of Moneybookers accounts for sale as far back as 2010...

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The Guardian: [VIDEO] The Power of Privacy: What can you do when private data goes public?

4 November 2015

From the right to be forgotten to preventative techniques, Aleks Krotoski talks to CEO Alastair Paterson and examines how businesses and individuals can take control back when it comes to...

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ThirdCertainty: Anatomy of an attack: Leveraging Twitter to disrupt banking websites

2 November 2015

James Chappell, CTO of Digital Shadows, talked to Byron Acohido of ThirdCertainty about how attackers use Twitter.

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The Guardian: James Chappell discusses the TalkTalk hack on Guardian’s Tech Weekly Podcast

29 October 2015

Not a day goes by without another cyber attack being reported: in December Sony Pictures was hacked; in August hackers released the personal information of 37 million users of infidelity...

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SC Magazine: Three Stages to cyber-situational awareness and more effective cyber-security

28 October 2015

What's lacking in many organisations' cyber-defences is cyber-situational-awareness that provides a more holistic and specific view of threats and vulnerabilities relevant to your organisation says Alastair Paterson.

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SC Magazine: Possible Ashley Madison extortion campaign identified by Digital Shadows

23 October 2015

It was expected that Ashley Madison customers might be being extorted following the site's data breach, and this is indeed now happening according to cyber-security company, Digital Shadows.

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Infosecurity Magazine: IOT – The Next Frontier of Security?

20 October 2015

Alastair Paterson, CEO of Digital Shadows, writes in Infosecurity magazine about the rise of the Internet of Things, the opportunities and risks to business.

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SC Magazine: James Chappell contributes to EBook on the Data Risks of SMBs

19 October 2015

The conventional wisdom among SMB owners who do not handle a lot of very confidential or sensitive data is that they will not be targets of cybercriminals.

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Real Business: As cyber crime soars one SME is offering companies a new way to keep safe

18 October 2015

Alastair Paterson and James Chappell talk to Real Business about how their different approach to cyber security may be the UK's needed solution.

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Forbes: Canadian Arrests Cause Panic In A Bustling Dark Web Xanax Trade

12 October 2015

Digital Shadows analysts found DrXanax, who did indeed appear to ship from Canada, was just one of many vendors offering replicas of Xanax…in Tor-based marketplaces, including two of the biggest:...

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eWEEK: Digital Shadows Finds Security Intelligence in the Shadows

22 September 2015

Security intelligence is a hot buzzword in the modern IT marketplace, but it's a term that means different things, depending on the vendor and the context.

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Network World: Digital Shadows SearchLight Empowers Customers to Achieve an "attacker’s eye view"

21 September 2015

Key features: empowers customers to achieve an "attacker’s eye view" of their organizations with cyber situational awareness, including new cybercrime capabilities, attacker activity trending, and extended reporting and search.

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TechNewsWorld: IoT Can Open Doors to Cybercriminals, FBI Warns

16 September 2015

Although many of the security risks posed by IoT devices are localized -- attacks on a single home or a public access point -- local attacks can have larger consequences

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Techworld: Digital Shadows - the UK security startup helping firms know their worst enemies

15 September 2015

Attackers are strangers, visitors from the unknown. Digital Shadows knows how to unmask them.

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Bloomberg: Cyber-Extortionists Targeting the Financial Sector Are Demanding Bitcoin Ransoms

9 September 2015

A cybercriminal group going by the name “DD4BC” is blackmailing financial institutions, threatening to take down their customer websites unless they pay a hefty bitcoin ransom.

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SC Magazine: An attacker’s eye view is worth 1,000 words

9 September 2015

Alastair Paterson discusses how cyber situational awareness can help protect against cyber-attacks, loss of intellectual property and loss of brand and reputational integrity.

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CSO Online: Ashley Madison still a top lure for scammers and crooks

4 September 2015

The Ashley Madison breach has been a Christmas-in-August present for spammers and scammers of all kinds, and your company could be the next target.

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Bloomberg: Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do

1 September 2015

Barclays Plc is hacking its own computer systems to stay a step ahead of the criminals.

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The Sunday Times: Cyber start-ups put hackers in their sights

30 August 2015

Digital security is booming and attracting more British entrepreneurs. The Sunday Times looks at the companies that hope to become world leaders.

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Network World: Sharpening cyber defenses with an “attacker’s eye view”

25 August 2015

Looking at your organization from the outside in helps you understand who is likely to attack, why, how and where.

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The Guardian: Eileen Burbidge - the American angel investor spearheading UK fintech

21 August 2015

New government business adviser says Britain will easily surpass Silicon Valley in finance technology.

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TechCityInsider: Shadows scales with 20% monthly growth

14 August 2015

Listen to the TechCityInsider interview with Alastair Paterson, Digital Shadows CEO.

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BBC: Is the digital double posing as you stealing your cash?

4 August 2015

When we go online to tweet, post, like, email or chat we surrender small pieces of our identity as we do so - a surname here, a nickname there, the...

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Business Insider: The 15 most exciting startups inside fintech hub Level39

4 August 2015

Office space Level39 in Canary Wharf is the biggest hub of fintech talent in London, and possibly the world.

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The Telegraph: Ashley Madison hack – more than one million British adulterers could be at risk of blackmail

24 July 2015

Warnings that hackers could blackmail individuals, as the threat of class action suits hits the website that encourages cheating.

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The Register: John McAfee - Ashley Madison hack may ‘destabilise society’

24 July 2015

Dismissing the existence of "The Impact Team", the name given by the Ashley Madison hackers, McAfee claimed there was only one person involved in the attack.

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The Register: Ashley Madison hack analysis

21 July 2015

Ashley Madison is allowing all members to fully delete their profiles without charge in the aftermath of a serious data breach that threatens the site' future.

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The Guardian: Ashley Madison adultery site hack: will I be found out?

21 July 2015

Millions of users of the infidelity website may have good reason to be worried as cybercrime experts warn that ‘Impact Team’ may be focused on blackmail.

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The Globe and Mail: Ashley Madison scrambles to protect data after cyber attack

20 July 2015

A Canadian company that runs an adultery website with 37 million user profiles has been hacked by a group that says it has stolen private information, including names, nude photos...

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NPR: Adultery site Ashley Madison targeted in data hack

20 July 2015

The adultery website Ashley Madison has been hacked. Hackers stole large caches of data, including, it seems, information about users who paid to have their data deleted.

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Business Insider: Cheaters at risk after hack at dating web site

20 July 2015

Millions of people who used the "have an affair" website Ashley Madison faced exposure Monday after a breach by hackers seeking to shut it down.

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Passcode: Hacking Team breach a gold mine for criminal hackers

17 July 2015

While the breach at the Italian spyware firm shines a light on the shadowy world of surveillance technology, it has also made the Web a much more dangerous place, giving...

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SC Magazine: Your IT security team is flying blind on malware – here’s why

15 July 2015

A new report from The Ponemon Institute reveals that security staff spend a significant portion of their time chasing up 'false positive' malware alerts, with faulty cyber-intelligence to blame.

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Digital Shadows featured in The Telegraph

7 July 2015

The start-up catching white collar criminals in the web’s darkest places.

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The Telegraph: The start-up catching white collar criminals in the web’s darkest places

7 July 2015

Digital Shadows hunts through the deep, dark web for the hidden threats that could topple global businesses.

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Intellectual Property Magazine: Life in the shadows – How criminals exploit valuable data

6 July 2015

The battle to prevent the leak of IP to the web is often lost. Managing a company’s ‘digital shadow’ is now the priority, explains James Chappell.

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ITProPortalTwo companies living the life of growth

1 July 2015

Digital Shadows and Growth Intelligence, both Level39 and High Growth Space members, started off in humble beginnings – small teams, small spaces but big ideas.

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Financial News: Meet the Fintech 40 – the people powering financial technology in 2015

29 June 2015

Financial News’s annual Fintech 40 list represents a snapshot of the industry, and the changes this year speak volumes for the growth of the sector across Europe during the past...

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ITProPortal: Digital Shadows scoops cybersecurity crown

22 June 2015

Digital Shadows, the Level39 and High Growth Space member, scooped the Europa award for ‘Best Cybersecurity Startup’ at last week’s awards ceremony.

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InformationWeek: Threat intelligence can provide a new level of cybersecurity

17 June 2015

Digital Shadows CTO James Chappell discusses how to use big data and data analytics to stay ahead of attackers.

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Digital Shadows wins Best Cyber Security Startup in the Europas

16 June 2015

Digital Shadows received the Europa award for ‘Best Cybersecurity Startup’ at the recent European Tech Start-Up Awards. Thanks to everyone who voted for us!

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Digital Shadows named in Informilo's 'Top 25 Hottest London Start-ups'

15 June 2015

Digital Shadows have been named in Informilo's list of 'Top 25 Hottest London Start-ups' for 2015. Read the full article here

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V3 Startup Spotlight: Cyber security intelligence firm Digital Shadows

2 June 2015

Founded in 2011, cyber security intelligence startup Digital Shadows has created a big data analytics and threat intelligence platform that monitors sensitive information in cloud, mobile and social networking services.

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Tech.co: Enterprise Level Cyber Security from Digital Shadows

25 May 2015

25th May 2015:

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IT Pro: Being part of the EU is vital to UK businesses warns start-up CTO

22 May 2015

The CTO of tech start-up Digital Shadows has spoken about the dangers of leaving the EU for UK businesses.

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Bloomberg: In the Dark Corners of the Web, a ‘Spider’ Intercepts Hackers

22 April 2015

To help financial companies thwart attacks, Digital Shadows is taking the offensive. 

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10 Tech Geniuses Keeping Your Digital World Free and Safe

18 April 2015

Alastair Paterson, CEO of Digital Shadows, was named on Inc.com among the list of 10 'Tech Genuises' who are working to protecting peoples' digital lives.

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Alastair Paterson speaks to CNBC

13 April 2015

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Digital Shadows CEO, Alastair Paterson, appeared on CNBC to discuss the growing threats companies now face online.

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Digital Shadows featured in Wired magazine

1 April 2015

The Wired magazine's April edition featured an article on Digital Shadows titled 'Digital Shadows wants to keep you safe on the net'.

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INC.com: Digital Shadows and the "Underbelly of the Internet"

24 March 2015

Digital Shadows were recently featured on Inc.com. The article describes how we "monitor the web for scams" and "keep tabs on the world's hacker groups, mapping their attacks for their...

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CEO Alastair Paterson speaks to Forbes about the Evolution marketplace

18 March 2015

Digital Shadows CEO, Alastair Paterson, spoke to Forbes about the recent headlines surrounding the Evolution marketplace.

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The Evening Standard: 'Cyber City versus the hack attackers'

17 February 2015

James Ashton spoke with James Chappell, CTO and co-founder of Digital Shadows, to discuss how London security start-ups are leading the world in the war against massive financial data heists.

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Informilo: Digital Shadows named in list of Top 25 EMEA Start-Ups To Watch In 2015

18 January 2015

Digital Shadows are proud to be named in Informilo's list of Top 25 EMEA Start-Ups To Watch In 2015.

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IT Security Guru: How big is your digital footprint?

9 December 2014

Dan Raywood, editor of IT Security Guru, tasked Digital Shadows to unearth his digital footprint. He added "What I wanted to learn about in this instance was how big my...

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Digital Shadows featured on CNN

4 December 2014

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Digital Shadows' CEO, Alastair Paterson, spoke with CNN about the security implications of the increasing use of social media, the Cloud and mobile devices.

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