So You Want to Hire a Hacker? Here’s What You Need to Know

I've written previously on this topic but more in the line of getting involved with ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS). At that time, this was a relatively unknown area. It is now mainstream. Ransomware is everywhere and new variants of it show up every day. If this is what you're interested in, you'll have no problem finding information … Continue reading So You Want to Hire a Hacker? Here’s What You Need to Know

Distributive Spam Distraction Cloaks Serious Attacks

Do you ever wonder why some spam makes it past your spam filter and gets into your inbox? Well, there's a reason for this. The sender basically figured out the spam filter algorithm and was able to bypass it. They may have done it by pure luck but, in most cases, they do this by … Continue reading Distributive Spam Distraction Cloaks Serious Attacks

Phishing with the Mafia

There is a tradition in organized crime that is absent in cybercrime: The threat of physical violence. This threat is largely based on reputation. Once an individual or a group gets a reputation for violence and carrying out threats, they are in a superior bargaining position. There are no physical enforcers in the world of … Continue reading Phishing with the Mafia