Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2016
117 Million LinkedIn credentials offered for sale

A hacker who goes by the name “Peace,” is offering 117 million LinkedIn credentials for 5 bitcoin, the precious data come from the 2012 hack. According to Motherboard, a hacker who goes by the name “Peace,” is offering personal details of 117 million LinkedIn users for 5 bitcoin (around $2,200). The hacker is offering the data in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2015
Central Shop, the evolution of credit card black markets

Central Shop is a web portal dedicated to the sale of stolen credit card data that captures the attention of the experts due to its amazing interface. The sale of stolen credit card data is one of the most prolific activities in the criminal ecosystem, in many black markets it is quite easy to acquire the precious commodities. Today […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2013
New crimekit Atrax exploits Tor, mines Bitcoin and much more

Atrax, yet another commercial crimekit on the black market, a malware able to exploit Tor and that implements numerous features including Bitcoin mining. Atrax is the name of the last crimekit that is sold in the underground market, its particularity is the capability to exploit Tor networks to communicate with Command & Control infrastructure. Jonas […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 28, 2013
Dissecting a mobile malware

The capillary diffusion of mobile devices, the lack of security systems on these platforms and low level of awareness on principal cyber threats made them a privileged target for cybercrime. We have assisted in the recent year to an explosion of malware designed to hit principal mobile OSs, in a recent report Sophos security firm […]