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A Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk
This practical guide provides advice to help understand how to identify critical business assets, understan...
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The Complete Guide to Online Brand Protection
This blog will outline the top threats to brands we see online, and some of the best practices for protecting them.
How One Global Retailer Detected Almost 2,000 Spoof Domains | Case Study
See how one global retailer detected almost 2,000 domains impersonating their brand.
Detecting Fake Social Media Profiles | Case Study
See how a bank removed a spoof social media profiles targeting customers.
Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election: Cyberspace as the new political battleground
we detected over 550 typosquats for the 34 candidate- and election-related domains we gathered from open-source research. Not every single one was something interesting; most of the time the typosquat
Best Practices Protecting Your Brand Online - Webinar Recording
Learn how to combat Online counterfeiting, Trademark infringement, Fake social media sites, Fraudulent websites, and Fake mobile apps. Check out this recorded webinar for more.
Online Brand Security Overview
Cybercriminals impersonate your brand by registering spoof domains, social media accounts, and mobile applications. SearchLight enables you to detect Domain Impersonation, Malicious Mobile Apps...
Dark Web Typosquatting: Scammers v. Tor
Time and time again, we see how the cybercriminal ecosystem often mirrors what happens in the business world. This can ...
How to Secure Your Online Brand
What is online brand security? As we outlined in our Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk, the integrity of brand ...
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
2020 Cybersecurity Forecasts: 5 trends and predictions for the new year
In this blog, we discuss several significant trends and events that have helped shape the cyber threat landscape, all of which will almost certainly continue through 2020.
Domain Squatting: The Phisher-man’s Friend
Simon talks about how easy it is to conduct domain squatting and typosquatting, and how little monitoring still goes on around them in the industry.
Threat Intelligence: A Deep Dive
Welcome to our deep dive on threat intelligence: intended to help security professionals embarking on creating and building a ...
Typosquatting and the 2020 U.S. Presidential election
Photon Research Team thought it would be interesting to use this pool of candidates as a backdrop for research into typosquatted domains
Cybercriminal credit card stores: Is Brian out of the club?
In this blog, we determine whether this targeted attack on BriansClub will impact the wider cybercriminal credit carding landscape, and speculate whether it could galvanize the community to push anoth
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
ANU Breach Report: Mapping to Mitre ATT&CK Framework
We decided to map this intrusion to the Mitre ATT&CK framework, as we have done previously for:
Two-Factor in Review
A technical assessment of the most popular mitigation for account takeover attacks
How to Reduce Your Extortion Risks: Avoiding the Shakedown
In this webinar we will cover recent sextortion tactics, thedarkoverlord, and SamSam Group campaigns to demonstrate how the barriers to entry for extortionists are decreasing, and how businesses can r
Too Much Information: The Sequel | New Research
There are now 750 million more files exposed than we reported last year; not all of them are blatantly sensitive, but there is plenty of gold in these mountains.
A Tale of Epic Extortions - How Cybercriminals Monetize Our Online Exposure