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Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2016
The dangerous interaction between Russian and Brazilian cyber criminal underground

Kaspersky has analyzed the interaction between the Russian and Brazilian criminal underground communities revealing a dangerous interaction. In the past weeks, we have analyzed the evolution of cyber criminal communities worldwide, focusing on illicit activities in the Deep Web. To simplify the approach we have considered the principal cyber criminal communities (Russia, Brazil, North America, Japan, China, Germany) as separated entities, instead, these ecosystems interact […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2016
Which are principal cybercriminal ecosystems in the Deep Web?

TrendMicro published an interesting analysis of the principal cyber criminal underground communities in the Deep Web worldwide. A new interesting report published by the experts at TrendMicro highlights the differences between the principal underground ecosystems worldwide. Thinking of a unique “global” underground ecosystem is an error, every community has its own characteristics, the criminal crews that […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2014
Evolution of the Russian underground offer

TrendMicro has published an excellent study on the evolution of the Russian underground, detailing products, services and related prices. Max Goncharov has published a new interesting study on the Russian Underground, titled Russian Underground Revisited, one year after the previous report “Russian Underground 101”. Trend Micro report continues its analysis of the services and products offered by cyber criminals in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2012
Russian Underground is just part of a global criminal network

Trend Micro published a very interesting report on the Russian underground market, the document written by Max Goncharov analyzed the services and the products marketed by cyber criminals. The study is based on data obtained from the analysis of online forums and services attended by Russian hackers such as,, and Trend Micro […]