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Underground Reveals Popularity of Cyberattacks on Schools

October 20, 2020

Many schools face a unique breed of insider threat: their own students. 

#BreachPlease: How Hackers Outsmart Social Media Platforms

October 6, 2020

It’s getting harder for criminals to fake their way to social media fame.  

Bending the Curve: Rising Fraud on Payment Platforms Amid COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Threat actors and fraudsters have a long history of finding opportunity in crisis. Financial fraud increased drastically after the attacks on..

No Child’s Play: Why Gamers’ Activities on the Dark Web Are Serious Business

September 2, 2020

What’s not to like about online gaming? While it’s easy to think of it as a means of fun, recreation, and even social interaction, it’s also a big..

Covid-19 & Russian Investigators Put a Dent in Credit Card Fraud

August 20, 2020

When the global economy gets a cold, the criminal underground is not immune. 

Your Front Door is Actually a Backdoor

July 16, 2020

The IoT industry is booming: from connected cars to traffic lights, home security systems, connected toys and smart speakers, the IoT market has..

Ding-dong! Your Smart Home Device Has Been Hacked

June 26, 2020

Smart home devices like Alexa, the Ring doorbell, and Google Nest allow users to check the weather, monitor home deliveries, stream music, and a..

Gaming the Game: Sixgill Report Shows eSports Fraud Spiking

June 9, 2020

Esports is big business. Professional video game players can earn hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. Professional streamers - people that..

Dark web drug supply surges nearly 500% during COVID-19 pandemic

May 27, 2020

The global economy has been battered by shifting demand, supply chain woes, and businesses put on hold. Does the same hold true for the dark web..

Where there’s smoke: A look at CARES Act fraud on the dark web

May 12, 2020

If a fraudster starts buying personally identifiable information just as a massive government program began depositing $1,200 in the bank accounts..