Cyber threats and Dark Web trends from the experts at Sixgill
Bringing back Balance to the Web: News Content, Twitter Trolls, and Dark Web Criminals Show the Web is out of Whack
While we have built technological mechanisms that allow for a completely free flow of information, to do so anonymously and freely, there hasn’t been a sufficient focus on how to balance that free flow of information with a counterweight. The answer is not censorship. Rather, it must lie in building an understanding of the processes at work, and how we can balance the flow of information on the web without stopping it all together.
Sixgill researchers have encountered a post in one of the leading, closed Russian cybercrime message boards. The author of the thread announced a RAT dubbed Proton, intended for installation exclusively on MAC OS devices. The author offered this product in one of the leading underground cybercrime markets. This report contains information about the malware.
On December 12th, a cybercriminal going by the moniker Gosya presented a new malware solution for sale, a Trojan with advanced capabilities by the name of Nuke (or Nuclear) HTTP Bot. He claims several advantages to his trojan, including being fully written from scratch
Globally, the cybersecurity industry suffers from a shortage of between 1-2 million IT security workers. This shortage is even more acute when discussing threat intelligence, since this specific profession relies on years of experience and (usually) military or intelligence agency background.
In the past couple of years, awareness to the existence of the Dark Web (or darknet) has risen dramatically, especially due to extensive media coverage of major events such as Silk Road’s demise, the subsequent arrest of its admin [...]
Sixgill claims to crawl the Dark Web to detect future cybercrime Sixgill, a self-proclaimed ‘cyber intelligence’ SaaS startup that analyses the Dark Web, is launching publicly today and announcing that it has closed [...]
Sixgill Signs Deal With Scitum/Telmex, part of Grupo Carso, Providing A Solution To Detect and Defuse Cyber Attacks Before They Happen
Sixgill Signs Deal With Scitum/Telmex, part of Grupo Carso, Providing A Solution To Detect and Defuse Cyber Attacks Before They Happen Utilizing advanced security algorithms, Sixgill’s cyber intelligence platform automatically monitors the dark [...]