The Dark Web is a hive of illicit activity. From illegal guns and drug dealing to the Ransomware-as-a-Service programs, buyers and sellers can use this medium to trade and exchange both knowledge and products.
The takedown of such Dark Web marketplaces, Hansa Market and Alpha Bay, by various American and European law enforcement agencies served as the latest example of how this cat-and-mouse game works.
Indeed, our research team has been hot on the trail and found cyber criminals are turning to the mobile messaging app, Telegram, in order to evade authorities and continue their trade.
In this investigative blog post, we will look at how this new medium illustrates the ever-evolving, fifth-generation methods cyber criminals are using to commit their cyber crimes.