Catch Me If You Can: The Changing Faces of Malware

The reappearance of malware variants shows how platform criminality is enabling hackers to teach old code new tricks The security industry and authorities need to work together to understand how platforms are being used to resurrect malware New malware is constantly emerging into the ever-growing threat landscape, and the diversity ... Read More

How Hackers Exploit Online Games

Legitimate platforms like online gaming services are a breeding ground for hackers, with in-game currencies and micro-transactions putting a target on the gaming industry’s back Online games have also provided a testing ground for hackers keen to test their malware on unsuspecting players Hackers taking advantage of social networks like ... Read More

Platform Criminality Aids Sales of Exploits and IP

Platform criminality is enabling and incentivising insider threats to sell on corporate IP and potent malware Understanding cybercrime platforms is key to disrupting the supply of hacking tools and IP theft Platform criminality has been reshaping the way in which the security industry thinks about cybercrime. It’s made the sale ... Read More

Webstresser: When Platform Capitalism Goes Rogue

Platform criminality is leading to a rise in online services that offer easy access to malware and cybercrime expertise We must move beyond a simplistic firefighting approach to cybercrime if we want to disrupt cybercrime supply chains Earlier this year, an international law enforcement cooperation led to the arrest of ... Read More