Catch Me If You Can: The Changing Faces of Malware

2018-11-14T08:03:56+00:00November 14th, 2018|Threats|

The reappearance of malware variants shows how platform criminality is enabling hackers to teach old code new tricks The security industry and authorities need to work together to understand how platforms are being used to resurrect malware New malware is constantly emerging into the ever-growing threat landscape, and the diversity and number of attacks that [...]

How Hackers Exploit Online Games

2018-10-29T16:46:16+00:00October 31st, 2018|Threats|

Legitimate platforms like online gaming services are a breeding ground for hackers, with in-game currencies and micro-transactions putting a target on the gaming industry’s back Online games have also provided a testing ground for hackers keen to test their malware on unsuspecting players Hackers taking advantage of social networks like LinkedIn is nothing new in [...]

Platform Criminality Aids Sales of Exploits and IP

2018-09-13T15:17:03+00:00September 13th, 2018|Threats|

Platform criminality is enabling and incentivising insider threats to sell on corporate IP and potent malware Understanding cybercrime platforms is key to disrupting the supply of hacking tools and IP theft Platform criminality has been reshaping the way in which the security industry thinks about cybercrime. It’s made the sale and purchase of cybercrime tools, [...]

Free Report | Incredible Research Reveals Cybercrime’s Complex Economy

2018-04-20T05:59:12+00:00April 20th, 2018|Company News, Research|

Ground-breaking study highlights emergence of Platform Criminality Cybercriminal profits are linked to drug production, human trafficking and terrorism We'll be talking a lot more about this research in the weeks to come. Get your copy of the free report Last spring, we contracted with an academic researcher who specialized in criminality from the University of [...]

Sex, Drugs and Toilet Rolls: How Cybercriminals Spend Their Money (infographic)

2018-04-11T05:36:43+00:00April 11th, 2018|Company News, Research|

We conducted an independent, academic study into how much money cybercriminals are earning and what they spend it on. The findings are part of a larger nine-month study titled Into the Web of Profit, sponsored by Bromium. The report is free and you can reserve your copy here.  This is part two of a two-part series based on [...]

Tax Free Criminal Cyber Profits Reveal Economic Hierarchy

2018-04-10T06:01:56+00:00April 10th, 2018|Company News, Research|

We conducted an independent, academic study into how much money cybercriminals are earning and what they spend it on. The findings are part of a larger nine-month study titled Into the Web of Profit, sponsored by Bromium. The report is free and you can reserve your copy here. This is part one of a two-part [...]

How Digital Payment Systems Like PayPal Are Used for Money Laundering | Part 3

2018-03-21T11:54:04+00:00March 21st, 2018|Company News, Research|

Covert data collection found that PayPal and other digital payment systems are employed by cybercriminals to launder money Digital payment systems laundering often involves the use of micro-laundering techniques where multiple, small payments are made so laundering limits aren’t triggered The financial industry is looking at digital payment methods and how that might impact global [...]

Laundering Via In-Game Currency and Goods is on the Rise | Part 2

2018-03-20T07:58:31+00:00March 20th, 2018|Company News, Research|

In-game purchases and currencies are spurring a rise in gaming-related laundering Minecraft, FIFA, World of Warcraft and more are used for laundering China and South Korea become hotspots for gaming-currency laundering In April of 2017, we started an independent, academic study into the macro economics of cybercrime and how cybercriminals launder and ‘cash out’ the [...]

Cybercriminals Use Bitcoin as One Method of Laundering Money | Part 1

2018-03-19T15:24:23+00:00March 19th, 2018|Breaking News, Research|

We are following the money to see what happens to the proceeds from cybercrime. This research shows cybercriminals are money laundering through both familiar and unfamiliar channels. Reserve your copy of the full report: Into the Web of Profit In April of 2017, we started an independent, academic study into the macro economics of cybercrime [...]

A Micro-view of Macro Malware

2018-08-02T16:03:26+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Threats|

Dridex is a botnet with multiple features, it is most known for stealing people’s credentials on finance-related web sites. Despite the arrest of the gang behind the Dridex malware campaigns, the samples keep popping up on our customers’ machines. And other research groups noticed that as well. Most of the Dridex attacks we see were [...]

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