Russian cybercriminals release new DIY SMS flooder

October 1, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Just like in every market, in the underground ecosystem demand too, meets supply on a regular basis. Thanks to the systematically released DIY SMS flooding applications, cybercriminals have successfully transformed this market segment…read more

New Russian DIY DDoS bot spotted in the wild

September 28, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Over the last couple of years, the modular and open source nature of today’s modern DDoS (distributed denial of service) bots inevitably resulted in the rise of the DDoS for hire and DDoS…read more

From Russia with iPhone selling affiliate networks

September 27, 2012By Dancho Danchev

With affiliate networks continuing to represent among the few key growth factors of the cybercrime ecosystem, it shouldn’t be surprising that cybercriminals continue introducing new services and goods with questionable quality and sometimes…read more

Managed Ransomware-as-a-Service spotted in the wild

September 20, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Over the past several quarters, we’ve witnessed the rise of the so called Police Ransomware also known as Reveton. From fully working host lock down tactics, to localization in multiple languages and impersonation…read more