Blog
  • 5 Kinds of Cryptocurrency Crime

    Technology has made almost every aspect of our lives – and the lives of criminals – easier. The blockchain has fostered an ecosystem in which illicit actors can easily operate anonymously and internationally, stalling financial investigations and setting the stage for increased crypto crime. In our previous blog we outlined how criminal actors exploit the…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 09 2021 · 6 Min Read
  • Are Telecoms the Most Popular Target of Cyber-Attacks in 2021?

    Recent headlines have focused on data breaches of social media platforms, but the frequency and impact of these attacks pale in comparison to those in cyber-criminals’ favorite industry: telecommunications. Cyber-attacks on telecoms are popular because their databases carry detailed information on millions of customers. A successful telecom data breach could yield contact details, social security…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Nov 09 2021 · 3 Min Read
  • Cryptocurrency money laundering

    Money Laundering: The Key to Cryptocurrency Crime

    Money laundering is a common theme among many crypto crimes. Criminal actors exploit the anonymity of the blockchain to launder gains from both off-chain and on-chain crimes to obfuscate the sources of illicit funds and convert them into cash for bank deposits. Cryptocurrency is used by criminals to launder funds from diverse types of crimes,…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 07 2021 · 6 Min Read
  • Keeping up With Financial Investigations in the Crypto Age

    The strategies of criminals and terrorists are constantly evolving, employing new techniques and technologies to commit crimes and stay one step ahead of law enforcement and security organizations. The blockchain has presented a valuable opportunity for dark actors to make countless types of anonymous cryptocurrency transactions, ranging from drug trafficking to money laundering to terror…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 03 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • 5 Reasons Why Criminals & Terrorists Turn to Cryptocurrencies

    In this blog, Cognyte presents the appeal of cryptocurrency to criminals and terrorists, outlines the challenges facing security and law enforcement, and explains how Cognyte’s solution can help overcome these challenges and track down those behind illicit crypto transactions.

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Nov 02 2021 · 7 Min Read
  • 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards2

    Cognyte’s Blockchain Analytics Solution Wins the 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards

    Cognyte is honored and humbled to announce that its revolutionary blockchain analytics solution has been selected as a winner of the 2021 Milipol Innovation Awards. The contest took place as part of the Milipol Paris event, a leading event for security that hosts a global audience of tens of thousands of members of the security…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Oct 26 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • 2021 LinkedIn breach: cybercriminals are the new headhunters

    The fact that multiple databases of stolen records are shared for free on Dark Web platforms is not new. Stolen data can be used for various types of attacks, including spear-phishing, random malspam campaigns, etc. But a new, concerning data breach trend is emerging. Across Dark Web forums, services offer large-scale data filtered by categories,…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Oct 21 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • security operations center 2

    Information & attention – a balancing act for improved situational intelligence

    Teams in Security Operations Centers (SOC) increasingly need to balance their attention across vast amounts of information from multiple sources. But while the challenges of situational intelligence and effective incident management and response are becoming more complex, they are certainly not new. Herbert A. Simon had observed the simple but intrinsic connection between information and…

    By Tzvika Zaiffer, Solutions Marketing Manager, Situational Intelligence Solutions
    Oct 14 2021 · 5 Min Read
  • 1 Million Leaked Credit Cards on Dark Web – 2021

    Details of 1 million stolen credit cards were recently shared on the dark web, free of charge, hoping to draw hackers to a new card marketplace. Learn about the new marketplace and the top email address domains that were shared.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Aug 12 2021 · 2 Min Read
  • Ransomware attack statistics 2021 – Growth & Analysis

    Read insights on the state of ransomware attacks in 2021 from our Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Group. Learn about greatest cybersecurity risks & who are targeted.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Aug 08 2021 · 2 Min Read
1 / 3