Understanding the Underground Market for Stolen Credentials

Account Takeover & the Darknet

Even after the fall of the large darknet markets, such as Hansa and AlphaBay, there still exists a sophisticated underground ecosystem that thrives upon the sale and trade of stolen credentials. The fall of these markets represented a paradigm shift in how credentials are bought and sold on the underground. Phishing and spear-phishing attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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