Posts Tagged: Credit Cards


Cybercriminals entice potential cybercriminals into purchasing bogus credit cards data

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With the ever-decreasing entry barriers into the shady world of cybercrime, potential cybercriminals themselves may sometimes become the victims. A recently intercepted fraudulent email sheds more light into the process of how cybercriminals attempt to scam novice cybercriminals, and also puts the spotlight on the QA (Quality Assurance) practices within the cybercrime ecosystem, each and every time a transaction or a transfer of fraudulently obtained assets is about to occur. More details:

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New E-shop selling stolen credit cards data spotted in the wild

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What happens once a cybercriminal has managed to obtain access to your credit card data by either compromising an insecure database, or through crimeware dropped on an affected host? Would he purchase blank plastic and holograms and embed the stolen data in an attempt to cash out as much money as possible, or would he look for alternative “risk forwarding” tactics to earn revenue while preserving his security and anonymity in the process? It depends on the cybercriminal in question. In this post, I’ll profile a recently launched E-shop offering complete access to stolen credit cards data ┬áprimarily belonging┬áto U.S […]

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