Cybercriminal Marketplaces: Olympus Has Fallen
The Olympus cybercriminal marketplace has been caught up in another PR disaster, with the owners reportedly...
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COVID-19: Dark Web Reactions
Digital Shadows has been researching the cybercriminal response to the COVID-19 outbreak sweeping across the globe. We’ve been monitoring several dark web forums, looking for answers to questions ...
Dark Web Monitoring: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Gaining access to dark web and deep web sources can be extremely powerful – if you focus on relevant use cases. The most successful strategies we observe have clear requirements, such as fraud detecti
Kapusta.World: The fiendish cabbage exemplifying cybercriminal marketing in the modern era
Since last fall, the threat actor behind a new service called “Kapusta.World” has diligently worked to advertise their offerings across multiple Russian-language forums.
Coronavirus: Cybercrime Reactions And CISO Advice
CISO and VP of Strategy, Rick Holland, joins Alex and Harrison for this special episode to discuss how cybercriminals are exploiting Coronavirus (COVID-19). With regards to Coronavirus, the team...
How cybercriminals are taking advantage of COVID-19: Scams, fraud, and misinformation
While COVID-19 itself presents a significant global security risk to individuals and organizations across the world, cybercriminal activity around this global pandemic can result in financial damage a
Apollon Dark Web Marketplace: Exit Scams and DDoS Campaigns
Imagine logging on to your favorite e-commerce site, finding your favorite author’s newest book for sale, making the purchase, ...
How One Cybercriminal Forum is Helping to Address Suicide Awareness
One cybercriminal forum is taking on the mantle to address suicide awareness within the cybercriminal community and extend a helpful hand to those in the online world who often operate on the wrong si
Dark Web Search Engine Kilos: Tipping the Scales in Favor of Cybercrime
With the recent indictment of Larry Harmon, alleged operator of the Bitcoin tumbling service Helix and darknet search engine Grams, we decided to profile the follow-up to Grams: Kilos.
The Modern Cybercriminal Forum
We took a deep-dive into the cybercriminal underground to investigate the persistence of forums, uncovering several reasons they remain attractive amid appealing alternatives.
Dark Web Marketplace Trends 2019
Our team of researchers recently dug into the different popular dark web marketplaces to understand which marketplaces are gaining the most traction and what is being sold on these cybercriminal platf
Digital Shadows Dark Web and Deep Web Intelligence Datasheet
Learn the importance of Dark and Deep Web Source Intelligence to Minimize your Digital Risk.
How the Cybercriminal Underground Mirrors the Real World
In many cases the cybercriminal underground is a lot more familiar than you might be led to believe...
The Ecosystem of Phishing: From Minnows to Marlins
$1 for a cheap domain. $12.99 for 10m email contacts. Cybercriminals can launch phishing campaigns for under $20!
The Closure of Market.ms: A Cybercriminal Marketplace Ahead of Its Time
While it may be challenging to assess what went wrong for market[.]ms conclusively, this blog examines some potential reasons behind its demise, as well as looking at the extraordinary professionalism
NSA Vulnerability Disclosure, Ransomware News, And Iran Updates
Kacey, Charles, Alex, and Harrison host this week’s threat intelligence update from Dallas. We kick off with vulnerabilities from the week. This includes both the NSA CVE and Citrix CVE. The team...
The Cybercriminal Forum is Not Dead | Recorded Webinar
With cybercriminals carrying out more transactions and discussions on alternative platforms, it would seem that forums would decrease. However, this does not seem to be materializing. In fact, forums
Cryptonite: Ransomware’s answer to Superman…
A new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) platform called Cryptonite plans to not only bring ransomware to the masses, but has the added benefit of reportedly being fully undetectable, requiring minimal...
Third Party Risk: 4 ways to manage your security ecosystem
The digital economy has multiplied the number of suppliers that organizations work and interact with. Using a supplier can ...
Tochka Dark Web Market Offline, Market.ms Closes, And Data Leakage Stories
Alex, Harrison, Kacey, and Charles chat this week on some dark web and cybercriminal updates, data leakage stories that have hit the news, plus a GDPR story where an ISP was hit with a €9.6...
Forums are Forever – Part 1: Cybercrime Never Dies