Pierluigi Paganini November 26, 2014
Evolution of Black Markets after operation Onymous

The Digital Citizens Alliance Security provided data related to the growth of dark markets like Evolution after the operation Onymous operated by police. Recently law enforcement in a joint effort against cybercrime, dubbed operation Onymous, seized dozens of black markets on Tor Networks. While all the the underground marketplaces in the DeepWeb, including Silk Road 2.0, went […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 24, 2014
How hackers are exploiting vulnerable DVRs to conduct illegal activities

Security experts discovered a new malware that targets DVR and other Internet of Things devices recruiting them for different illegal activities. DVR, abbreviation for Digital Video Recorders systems, from Hikvision firm are affected by vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to hack them remotely. Digital Video Recorders are systems used to record surveillance footage of office buildings and […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 19, 2014
Critroni, a sophisticated ransomware which uses Tor Network as C&C

A security researcher has detailed Critroni ransomware, a new sophisticated malware which is being sold in different underground forums. In 2013 ransomware were among the menaces that monopolized the threat landscape, malware such as Cryptolocker infected hundreds of thousand machines worldwide. Critroni (aka CTB-Locker) is the name of the last ransomware which captured the attention of security experts, the malware […]