As municipalities like New York City and a growing list of employers require proof of vaccination, black-market alternatives are inevitably springing up for those unwilling to get a proper vaccination.
Wonder how crooks break into e-commerce websites to plant malware and steal data? One way is by using password-guessing tactics like brute-force attacks. Another is by buying stolen passwords, and with some sleuthing, figuring out which companies they come from. A third way is buying a sophisticated piece of software called HackMachine.
Two of the more well-known Russian-language forums have “arbitration” or “complaint” sections where members can present complaints and evidence against other members involving financial disputes or claims. Those disputes, with evidence provided non-publicly to the moderators/arbitrators, often provide interesting insights into threat actors’ methods or relationships.