cybercrime

DDoS Attacks for Hire: How the Gambling Crave Fuels Cybercrime in China

by Verint Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Team

posted at May 19, 2020

Learn how China’s gambling restrictions are fueling cybercrime in China by driving gamblers to online gambling and gaming platforms. Websites are often scams or fraudulent websites, hackers breach online casinos and gaming websites, steal user data to sell on the Darknet, run DDoS attacks and offer DDoS as-a-Service.

The Data Breach Epidemic – Key Findings from Verint’s comprehensive CTI report

by Verint Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Team

posted at July 16, 2019

In the past few years we have witnessed a growing number of significant data breaches. The Data Breach Epidemic Report reviews the most significant data breaches that occurred in 2018 and provides our analysis of the major data leaks. It also includes key trends we identified based on ~5B leaked records detected and analyzed by

The hackers behind the ‘9/11 papers’ extortion

by Verint Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Team

posted at January 24, 2019

On December 31, 2018, a cybercrime group going by the handle The Dark Overlord (hereafter TDO) claimed he had hacked an unnamed company, and exfiltrated a large volume of sensitive documents related to the 9/11 terror attacks-related lawsuits. TDO aims to extort the impacted organizations into paying a Bitcoin ransom and he already published batches