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Hacker Forum Contest Gives $100K for New Ways to Steal Digital Assets

Jun 02, 2021

The administrator of a Russian-speaking cybercriminal forum has held a contest for the community to share uncommon methods to target cryptocurrency-related technology.

For the Advancement of Theft: Black Hat Cons Issue Call for Papers as Part of Criminal Forum

Jun 02, 2021

The entry period just ended for a Russian criminal hacker forum’s call for papers to advance the science of stealing, with the best submissions receiving cash prizes.

Cybercriminals Hold $115,000-Prize Contest to Find New Cryptocurrency Hacks

Jun 02, 2021

A top Russian-language underground forum has been running a "contest" for the past month, calling on its community to submit "unorthodox" ways to conduct cryptocurrency attacks.

Russian Underground Forums Launch Competitions for Cryptocurrency, NFT Hacks

Jun 02, 2021

Cybercriminals in underground forums have been soliciting techniques for compromising cryptocurrency services.

5 Minutes with Jason Passwaters - What Cyberthreat Intelligence can Learn From the Military

May 27, 2021

Threat Intelligence has become a bucket for a lot of things – from Indicators of Compromise (IOC), to malware reverse engineering, to deep and dark web scans.

Collaboration Between Network Access Brokers and Ransomware Actors Deepens

May 20, 2021

In this Help Net Security podcast, Brandon Hoffman, CISO at Intel 471, discusses about the increased collaboration between network access brokers (NAB) and ransomware operators, and how they funcion it today’s threat landscape.

This is How the Cobalt Strike Penetration Testing Tool is Being Abused by Cybercriminals

May 19, 2021

New research shows how Cobalt Strike is being weaponized in campaigns deploying malware ranging from the Trickbot banking Trojan to Bazar.

Hackers Behind Colonial Pipeline Attack Reportedly Received $90 Million in Bitcoin Before Shutting Down

May 18, 2021

DarkSide, the hacker group behind the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, received a total of $90 million in bitcoin ransom payments before shutting down last week, according to new research.

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