Digital Doppelgangers

From the famous Cardingplanet forum to Darknet stolen card stores – financial cybercrime schemes were not dead at all during all these years. They have evolved and become more dangerous than ever. Read Full Article

Roaming Mantis, part IV

One year has passed since we published the first blogpost about the Roaming Mantis campaign, and this February we detected new activity by the group. Here we follow up on our earlier reporting about the group with updates on their tools and tactics. Read Full Article

Beware of stalkerware

Spyware might sound like a concept from a Hollywood movie, yet commercial versions of such programs – known in the cybersecurity industry as ‘stalkerware’ – are a daily reality for many people. For the price of just a few dollars, consumer spyware programs allow users to spy on their current or former partners, and even strangers Read Full Article

Game of Threats

To find out exactly how cybercriminals capitalize on the rise in illegal downloads of TV content, we have researched the landscape of malware threats disguised as new episodes of popular TV shows distributed through torrent websites. Read Full Article

The return of the BOM

There’s nothing new in Brazilian cybercriminals trying out new ways to stay under the radar. It’s just that this time around the bad guys have started using a method that was reported in the wild years ago – the UTF-8 BOM (Byte Order Mark) additional bytes. Read Full Article