December 10, 2019Mitigating Breached Credentials on the Dark Web: Where Cyber Threat Intelligence ShinesBreached credentials are rampant on the dark web, with cybercrime steadily rising in 2019. This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise given the frequency of data breaches is increasing every year. In fact, there have been almost 15 billion records breached since 2013. The reality is that following data breaches, the credentials of […]
November 27, 2019Dark Web Greed and Grudges: A Hacker Soap OperaCryptocurrency exchangers store enormous amounts of funds, so it should come as no surprise that they are an increasingly attractive target for hackers. But now there’s a new element in this saga to contend with: hackers exposing data breaches as a way to air their grievances and promote personal feuds. Take the well-known Bitmax Crypto […]
November 19, 2019Blood Bank Data Dump Puts Third-Party Risk in the SpotlightMany organizations focus their security efforts on protecting their own assets but neglect to consider the risks introduced by their supply chain and third-party partners. GroupSense researchers’ latest findings shed a spotlight on this very issue. Researchers detected a data dump of 1,128,031 records associated with an online blood bank that matches hospitals and donors […]
October 23, 2019Rise of Threat Actor Groups on the Dark WebThe dark web is constantly changing, and in the same way that marketplaces come and go, new groups form and disband. In recent months, GroupSense researchers have observed several groups forming. In this post, we will compare the differences between a threat actor motivated by ideology and a fraudster looking to profit financially from a […]
September 30, 2019How Cyber War Games Can Impact the Cyber Security IndustryCollaboration and communication within the cybersecurity industry are key to thwarting cyber attacks from threat actors. As we have repeatedly seen, threat actors constantly communicate with each other, especially through the dark web, attempting to sell their services and products. The third annual Cyber War Games, expertly crafted by our partner, TLR Communications, took place […]
March 19, 2019Facebom: A targeted bruteforce tool poses a serious threat to individuals and enterprisesRecently, “teamkelvinsecteam’, one of the most active hacking groups released Facebom on a deep web forum; Facebom is an individualized brute force software targeting Facebook. Due to the targeted nature of this tool, the GroupSense research team believes Facebom poses a threat to individuals and enterprises alike. So what if everyone’s Facebook account gets hacked? […]
November 5, 2018Leaked Voter Databases Could be Weaponized for Election Meddling
July 24, 2017How to Use Maltego to Conduct Threat ResearchMaltego is an interactive, visual data mining and link analysis tool used to conduct online investigations through a library of plugins called “transforms.” In this guide, we'll show you how to use Maltego to do threat research within your own organization.