The Modern Cybercriminal Forum

Cybercriminal forums continue to thrive despite law-enforcement takedowns and the emergence of more efficient and secure alternatives. Digital Shadows took a deep-dive into the cybercriminal underground to investigate the persistence of forums, uncovering several reasons they remain attractive amid appealing alternatives.

For more, check out our blog series on the topic here:

Forums are Forever - Part 1: Cybercrime Never Dies https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/forums-are-forever-part-1-cybercrime-never-dies/

Forums are Forever - Part 2: Shaken, but not Stirred https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/forums-are-forever-part-2-shaken-but-not-stirred/

Forums are Forever - Part 3: From Runet with Love https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/forums-are-forever-part-3-from-runet-with-love/

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