Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
The Interconnected Nature Of International Cybercrime
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
VitaliK100
50%
50%
VitaliK100,
User Rank: Author
4/13/2017 | 4:45:10 PM
Re: Cybercrime not just cyber
Great article, Ian. This is especically relevant today given the recent capture of one of the most prolific spammers of all tiime under the alias "Severa," also known as a Russian national Pyotr Levashov. Mr. Levashov is known to have supported cybercriminals across the globe highlighting his reach outside of the typical Russian undergound ecosystem and reaching other cybercrime geographies & communities.
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
2/2/2017 | 7:45:31 AM
Cybercrime not just cyber
Moreover (and I think this tidbit adds flavor to your point re: cybercrime tools being used to overcome language barriers and communicate more freely), as others have noted, the world of cybercrime isn't just about crime that is purely "cyber" -- e.g., spam and ransomware schemes.  Organized cybercrime, points out Brian Krebs in Spam Nation, is intrinsically connected to the illegal drug trade, counterfeiting, human trafficking, sex crimes, and other "IRL" criminal activity.


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World
Download the Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World report to understand how security leaders are maintaining pace with pandemic-related challenges, and where there is room for improvement.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-20828
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Order Status Batch Change Plug-in (for EC-CUBE 3.0 series) all versions allows a remote attacker to inject an arbitrary script via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2021-20790
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Improper control of program execution vulnerability in RevoWorks Browser 2.1.230 and earlier allows an attacker to execute an arbitrary command or code via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2021-20791
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Improper access control vulnerability in RevoWorks Browser 2.1.230 and earlier allows an attacker to bypass access restriction and to exchange unauthorized files between the local environment and the isolated environment or settings of the web browser via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2021-20825
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-17
Cross-site scripting vulnerability in List (order management) item change plug-in (for EC-CUBE 3.0 series) Ver.1.1 and earlier allows a remote attacker to inject an arbitrary script via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2020-21602
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-16
libde265 v1.0.4 contains a heap buffer overflow in the put_weighted_bipred_16_fallback function, which can be exploited via a crafted a file.