Cybercriminal Underground Economy Series
- December 08, 2015While considered new and relatively smaller than its foreign counterparts, the German underground is a fully developed, well-managed haven that gives cybercriminals just about everything they need to start their own cybercrime business
- December 07, 2015A look into the North American underground reveals a more "open" community that encourages cybercriminal activity with easily accessible sites and convenient marketplaces.
- November 23, 2015This research paper provides a closer look into China’s bustling cybercriminal underground—including new market offerings like leaked data search engines and carding devices.
- October 13, 2015This research paper offers a glimpse into Japan's unique cybercriminal underground—it's economy, the cybercriminals' activities, and a marketplace characterized by the taboo, the illegal, and the vindictive.
- November 18, 2014This research paper covers the cybercriminal underground market in Brazil, including the unique tools and training services created by Brazilians to attack targets that are based in the country.
- November 13, 2014This research paper reviews messages related to activities, along with trends observed and product and service price updates seen in the Chinese underground market throughout 2013.
- November 13, 2014This Trend Micro research looks into the emergence of the “mobile underground” in China as a result of the market's shift to mobile platforms, including mobile underground products and services.
- August 18, 2014Over several months, our researchers monitored the Chinese mobile cybercriminal underground to see what kind of wares cybercriminals were trading. What they found was a diverse set of offerings created to suit different purposes.
- April 28, 2014Established back in 2004, the Russian underground market was the first to offer crimeware to cybercriminals. Up to this day, it continues to thrive and evolve despite the evident drop in market prices.