North America

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 December 09, 2015
The North American cyber-criminal underground it’s easy to access!

According to a new report published by Trend Micro, the North American cyber criminal underground is very easy to access. The new report released by Trend Micro reveals that the cyber criminal underground market in North America isn’t so hidden like in other countries. “It doesn’t exist in the dark web as much as other […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2014
McAfee report on the Global Cost of Cybercrime

McAfee firm has published a new study titled The Estimating the Global Cost of Cybercrime which provides an evaluation of costs for illicit activities. McAfee issued a new report estimating the global cost of cybercrime, a lucrative industry that despite partial data could be costing the world economy as much as $575 billion annually. The Estimating the Global Cost […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 13, 2012
Cybercrime evolution in North America and Western Europe

Despite cyber space is known as a domain without border an interesting study of the Kaspersky Security firm demonstrates that cyber criminal activities are mainly located in some area of the planet, as we can see also the victims of the attacks have a geographical features that make them attractive targets. Factors such as the […]