Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2014
Dendroid – A new Android RAT available on the underground

Symantec discovered a new HTTP Android Remote administration tool, named Dendroid, available on the underground market for only $300. Symantec researchers have discovered a new android malware toolkit dubbed Dendroid, early 2014 the company also detected AndroRAT, an Android Remote admin tool which is believed to be the first malware APK binder. Thanks to the diffusion of the Google […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2014
TDoS products evolution in the underground market

Danco Danchev profiled a new TDoS product sold in underground based on 3G USB modem/GSM/SIM card, cybercrime is increasing its interest in such attacks. When I desire to explore new DIY (Do It Yourself) tools I always refer Dancho Danchev, one of the most skilled experts of  cybercrime ecosystem and underground market. Today I desire […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 12, 2013
AndroRAT drives the rise for DIY Android hacking tools

AndroRAT is just one of the numerous open-source tools that was created and published on the undergroud forums to allow the hack of Android mobile devices. AndroRAT is an open-source tool that was created and published on the Internet in November 2012, it is a RAT (Remote Access Tool)  for Android OS and exactly as any other […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 19, 2013
Brute-forcing applications spotted in the wild … pros and cons

Brute forcing applications spotted in the wild demonstrates the continual interest of cybercrime … What is the limitations of this attack technique? Cybercrime industry has a fervent creativity and  new products are daily offered in the underground. I desire to close this week with a look to the offer on the black market speaking of brute-forcing applications […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 01, 2013
Android botnets on the rise – case study

Principal Security experts are confident that in the next months we will assist to the explosion for Android botnets and in general of mobile cyber threats. Mobile botnets are malicious infrastructures that are increasing with impressive trend especially the Android botnets, considering the capillary diffusion for the Google mobile OS. Android devices are in the hands […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 04, 2013
DDoS – Evolution of DIY tools in the underground

When the DDoS topic is introduced it’s immediate to link it with the most popular tools usable for this type of attacks, but underground offers much more. When the DDoS topic is introduced it’s immediate to link it with the most popular tools usable for this type of attacks such as the popular LOIC, we must consider that underground offer […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 29, 2013
Rise of DIY, new botnet and keylogger generating tool in the wild

Not a day goes by that we’re talking about powerful cyber attacks and the sensational cyber espionage campaigns, the dangerous trend is also sustained by the increased offer of tools and services in the underground. Unfortunately the underground market is very dynamic and very difficult to monitor and to aggravate the situation is the leak […]