Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2024
Law enforcement operation dismantled phishing-as-a-service platform LabHost

An international law enforcement operation led to the disruption of the prominent phishing-as-a-service platform LabHost. An international law enforcement operation, codenamed Nebulae and coordinated by Europol, led to the disruption of LabHost, which is one of the world’s largest phishing-as-a-service platforms. Law enforcement from 19 countries participated in the operation which resulted in the arrest […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 11, 2023
Police seized BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform

The Royal Malaysian Police announced the seizure of the notorious BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform. The Royal Malaysian Police announced to have dismantled the notorious BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform. A joint international operation conducted by the Malaysian police, the FBI, and the Australian Federal Police took down several domains employed in the cybercriminal operation. “We seized around RM960,000 […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2023
Phishers migrate to Telegram

Experts warn that Telegram is becoming a privileged platform for phishers that use it to automate their activities and for providing various services. Kaspersky researchers have published an analysis of phishers’ Telegram channels used to promote their services and products. The experts pointed out that crooks engaged in phishing activities have started to rely on […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 07, 2022
Robin Banks phishing-as-a-service platform continues to evolve

The phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform Robin Banks migrated its infrastructure to DDoS-Guard, a Russian bulletproof hosting service. The phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform Robin Banks was originally hosted by Cloudflare provider, but the company in July disassociated Robin Banks phishing infrastructure from its services after being informed. The move caused a multi-day disruption to PhaaS operations, then the administrators […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2022
Caffeine, a new Phishing-as-a-Service toolkit available in the underground

Researchers warn of a new phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) toolkit, called Caffeine, which is being used by cybercriminals. In March 2022, Mandiant researchers discovered threat actors using a shared Phishing-as-a-Service (PhaaS) platform called Caffeine. The experts noticed that the toolkit has an intuitive interface and supports multiple features that allow customers to easily arrange phishing campaigns. The service […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 23, 2021
BulletProofLink, a large-scale phishing-as-a-service active since 2018

Microsoft uncovered a large-scale phishing-as-a-service operation, dubbed BulletProofLink, that enabled threat actors to easily carry out malicious campaigns. Microsoft researchers have uncovered a large-scale phishing-as-a-service (PHaaS) operation, dubbed BulletProofLink (aka Anthrax), that offers to its customers phishing kits, email templates, and hosting and automated services to carry out phishing attacks. BulletProofLink service was very cheap […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 16, 2017
Hackshit PhaaS platform, even more easy to power Phishing campaigns

The experts from Netskope Threat Research Labs discovered the Hackshit PhaaS platform, another interesting case of crimeware-as-a-service. A few days ago, we discussed the Katyusha scanner,a powerful and fully automated SQLi vulnerability scanner discovered by researchers at security firm Recorded Future that was available for $500 in the cyber crime underground. The Katyusha scanner is just one […]