Another Brick in the Firewall: Dark Web Threats to Education

This report highlights some of the most popular education topics among threat actors in the underground and recommendations that can help prevent cyberattacks.

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#NOFILTER: Social Media Hacking from the Underground

This report examines the economic and the personal motivations that drive abuse of social media platforms on the dark web.

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Corona Cash: Payment Platforms on the Dark Web During Covid-19

Though mentions of payment platforms were already on the rise, they spiked tremendously during lockdowns. This report focuses on trends and shows examples of how payment apps provide critical infrastructure in dark web financial crime.

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Sixgill Study: How Darkfeed’s Unique Indicators Accelerate Protection from Threats

 

We took a sample of 15,000 of Darkfeed’s IOCs and compared that sample with IOCs from more than 40 leading antivirus providers to see what portion of our IOCs were also identified by their systems.

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Gaming the System: An Overview of Dark Web Threat Against the Gaming Industry

 

 

Citing data and specific examples of underground conversations, our latest threat report illustrates why the risk of gaming-related fraud is so serious.

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Webinar: End-to-end Threat Intelligence with a Unified CTI Solution

Join technological leaders JR Reicherts of K&U, and Sumukh Tendulkar of Sixgill, to learn how to leverage the strengths and capabilities of Sixgill Darkfeed and King & Union Avalon in order to accelerate time-to-intel and improve cyber collaboration.

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Underground Financial Fraud Report: H1 2020

This report examines financial fraud activity that took place in the deep and dark web during the last six months of 2020 (H1 – 2020), with 45,130,117 compromised cards offered for sale in credit card markets monitored by Sixgill.

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Remote Desktop Pandemic

 

 

 

Download this report to learn how the danger posed by compromised RDP servers has changed recently in light of the coronavirus outbreak, as well as practical steps you can take to stay safe.

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7 Secrets of Top Performing Analysts

Leading cyber threat intelligence analysts share their tips and best practices for success in today’s cyber environment in this 7-step guide.

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When the Underground Comes A-knocking: Hacks & Exploits of Smart Home Devices

 

As employees working from home implement a variety of connected devices, the potential attack surface becomes larger, with more endpoints attempting to reach company networks.

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Webinar: Level-up Threat Hunting in ThreatConnect with Sixgill’s Automated Darkfeed

This webinar discusses how Sixgill Darkfeed automatically collects malicious IOCs from the deep and dark web and provides ThreatConnect users with actionable insights, to proactively block threats before they are deployed.

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Whitepaper: How Sixgill Solutions Help Minimize Your Cyber Risk

To learn how Sixgill’s investigative portal leverages the dark web to give you the insights you need to protect your business’ critical assets, download this whitepaper by information security expert David Strom.

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Webinar: Crime Time – The Impact of COVID-19 on the Underground Economy

With digital cooperation becoming quickly the new normal for threat actors, and as crime is switching from street corners to the dark alleys of the web, the underground economy is booming.

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In It To Win It: eSports Hacks, Exploits & Fraud on the Underground

 

 

The forums of the gaming hacks and Twitch exploits analyzed in this report contain hundreds of thousands of posts referencing carding/fraud techniques and credit card data for sale.

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Webinar: Maximize Cortex XSOAR Performance with SIxgill Darkfeed

Join us to explore how Sixgill and Cortex XSOAR (previously Demisto) are enabling customers to scale and accelerate their incident prevention and response by combining deep and dark web intelligence with automation.

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The Corona High: COVID-19’s Boost to the Underground Illicit Drug Economy

Narrowing in on the dark web drug economy reveals a microcosm of how illicit economies adapt to such crises, showcasing the unique rule of the internet in providing flexibility and resilience to illicit activities.

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Overstimulating: CARES Act Fraud on the Deep and Dark Web

Multiple news sources have noted that the stimulus checks and the forgivable loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from the U.S. government were attractive targets for a myriad of fraud schemes. 

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Combating the Growing Sophistication in the Stolen Credentials Marketplace

At the end of 2019, account takeover (ATO) fraud accounted for 16% of fraud-related losses. The dark web provides fraudsters with intelligence that enables them to infiltrate your customers’ accounts without raising any suspicions.

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Webinar: YOU Are the Product – Combating the Identity Takeover Marketplace

This webinar reveals insights and details about how fraudsters are leveraging the dark web marketplaces and the processes by which online criminals are monetizing these types of attacks.

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Zooming in on Zoom: Discourse on Video Conferencing Applications in the Underground

With millions of people now working from home, the use of video conferencing apps such as Zoom has skyrocketed, creating an opening for hackers to take advantage of the many new users unfamiliar with the technology.

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Coronavirus Discourse Update

 

While the majority of discourse surrounding COVID-19 is informational, there is a troubling rise in malicious intent, as threat actors seek to monetize this crisis through a variety of illegal methods.

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Virus in the Wild: Coronavirus Discourse on the Dark Web

 

We noted interesting patterns of discourse in secure messaging apps, such as Telegram, QQ, and Discord, as well as a spike in discourse on deep and dark web forums surrounding COVID-19.

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The Ultimate Guide To Dark Web Intelligence

Organizations from all industries need to understand the importance of monitoring the dark web to prevent future threats and attacks that could be costly and tarnish their reputation.

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Underground Financial Fraud: H2 2019

During the last six months of 2019 (H2-2019), 76,230,127 compromised cards were offered for sale by threat actors in illegal credit card markets monitored by Sixgill, compared to 23,319,709 cards offered in H1-2019.

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Foul Play: Threat Actors Also Preparing to Celebrate During Thanksgiving Holiday

As the holiday shopping frenzy officially begins, many consumers will turn to e-commerce stores to make their purchases, giving threat actors an opportunity to capitalize on this increased spending for their own gain.

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Calling Your Number: SIM Swapping on the Dark Web

 

SIM swapping is a form of identity theft through social engineering, allowing the attacker to take control of any account that uses an SMS/call to authenticate login or rest passwords.

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Death by a Thousand Clicks

 

 

Sixgill has identified many autoclickers distributed on the underground, including some that employ sophisticated methods to mimic human actions and bypass antivirus software.

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Webinar: How to Solve Your Vulnerability Challenges 100x Faster

Organizations have too much information in their hands and not enough contextual intelligence to act upon. Omer will explain how machine learning, automation and valuable information from the dark web can solve this.

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Sniffing in the Dark

 

Credit card sniffers are relatively few lines of malicious code that are injected into payment pages of e-commerce sites and are very difficult to detect, causing e-commerce clients to unknowingly be victimized.

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Underground Financial Fraud: H1 2019

 

 

In the first six months of 2019, 23,319,701 compromised credit cards were offered for sale in the underground deep and dark web stolen credit card markets monitored by Sixgill.

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Sixgill White Paper: Prioritizing CVEs: A New Approach to an Old Problem

 

 

CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) are lists of publicly available vulnerabilities and exposures related to software and hardware.

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Test Before You Buy: Credit Card Checkers

 

 

Cybercriminals dedicated to the practice of carding have proven their resiliency over the years, developing new techniques to successfully circumvent the continuously evolving anti-fraud measures deployed by financing and retail industries.

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Carding and the Digital Gaming Industry

 

 

With more than 125 million players and revenues of over 300 million dollars every month,  “Fortnite” has rocketed to the top of the online gaming industry, resulting in a thriving criminal eco-system around the game.

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