The Russian Cybercriminal Underground has been around since 2004. In the 11 years since its establishment, it has evolved from a shady, ramshackle bazaar to modern, sophisticated, professional online marketplace that is a crucial part of today’s Deep Web.
Here at Trend Micro our Forward-Looking Threat Research Team (FTR) has been researching the Deep Web and Cybercrime Underground Economies for years. In particular, we’ve been looking into the Russian Underground for years with our research papers “Russian Underground 101” (2012) and “Russian Underground Revisited.”
Today, as part of our Deep Web series and continuing our work in sharing the results of our ongoing, extensive research into Cybercrime Underground Economies we are releasing our latest research into the Russian Underground with our new research paper “Russian Underground 2.0.”
In this latest paper, our researchers highlight not only the current trends in the Russian Underground but how these trends relate historical developments and shown by our ongoing research.
Some key areas of focus for this paper include:
This is just some of the information in this paper. To learn more details, please be sure to see our full paper here.
Be sure to see our comprehensive Deep Web and Cybercrime Underground Economy Series papers online at: http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/threat-intelligence-center/deep-web/
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