Dark web recruiting techniques: Malware, phishing, and carding

In this Help Net Security video, Roman Faithfull, Cyber Intelligence Analyst at Digital Shadows, talks about how threat actors mobilize new members within the cybercriminal ecosystem. Cybercriminal forums are awash with users advertising and requesting the services of developers to design fresh new malware. Developers may be recruited to work in-house, with a monthly salary […]

Continue Reading

Shining a light on the dark web

Dark web marketplaces sell a plethora of tools, stolen data, and forged documents, and some of the things for sale are priced higher than the rest. The most expensive records advertised If we only focus on financial, identification and access data, the black market serves as an emporium for credit cards, bank account information, credentials […]

Continue Reading

Auto retailers are falling victim to sophisticated phishing

Cybercriminals are getting craftier as auto retailers continue to fall victim to well-disguised cyberattacks. According to the second annual dealership cybersecurity study by CDK Global, 15% of dealers have experienced a cybersecurity incident in the past year. This Help Net Security video reveals what steps auto retailers are taking to get ready for an increase […]

Continue Reading

Know the dangers you’re facing: 4 notable TTPs used by cybercriminals worldwide

In this Help Net Security video, Dmitry Bestuzhev, Most Distinguished Threat Researcher at BlackBerry, talks about some of the most interesting tactics, techniques, and procedures employed by cybercriminals in recent months. These are: The exploitation of Log4Shell Trojanization of security and privacy-focused tools Malicious ads based on the victim’s location and browser referrer Supply-chain attacks […]

Continue Reading

For auto dealerships, cybersecurity is more essential than ever

Cybercriminals are getting craftier as auto retailers continue to fall victim to well-disguised cyberattacks. According to the second annual dealership cybersecurity study by CDK Global, 15% of dealers have experienced a cybersecurity incident in the past year. Of those impacted, 85% of the occurrences were due to sophisticated phishing attempts concealed as legitimate emails that […]

Continue Reading

Researchers outline the Lazarus APT offensive toolset

ESET researchers uncovered and analyzed a set of malicious tools that were used by the Lazarus APT group in attacks during the end of 2021. The campaign started with spear phishing emails containing malicious Amazon-themed documents, and it targeted an employee of an aerospace company in the Netherlands and a political journalist in Belgium. The […]

Continue Reading

Criminals harvest users’ PI by impersonating popular brands

Hornetsecurity released an Email Threat Review, which cited a decline in Excel attacks, but reported a sharp increase in Intuit phishing attacks. This Help Net Security video reveals how criminals impersonate company brands and organizations to steal information. The post Criminals harvest users’ PI by impersonating popular brands appeared first on Help Net Security.

Continue Reading