• The War in Ukraine: from Fake News to Cyber-Attacks

    Conventional warfare has not been a high priority for many countries for the better part of a century, and intelligence and military organizations have become focused on threats such as terrorism and serious crime. The current situation in Ukraine, one in which a global power has invaded another sovereign state, has delivered a wakeup call…

    By Omer Frenkel
    Apr 06 2022 · 6 Min Read
  • Financial Sanctions Evasion with Crypto2

    Financial Sanction Evasion with Crypto – Here’s How to Stop it

    What can law enforcement and government agencies do to reveal individuals circumventing sanctions with crypto? New sanctions against Russia have prompted individuals and companies to illegally use cryptocurrencies to bypass regulations. This primer describes how crypto can be used to evade sanctions – and what you can do to stop it.   The sanctions on…

    By Tom Sadon, Director of Product Marketing
    Mar 29 2022 · 3 Min Read
  • Botnet Marketplace Statistics in 2021

    Botnet markets have been evolving and growing since they first emerged in 2018. These automated stores sell stolen login credentials for websites and platforms, obtained from computers infected with an infostealer, to cyber criminals. Some markets provide a full system of fingerprints to threat actors so they can mask themselves as victims. Cognyte’s latest annual…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Mar 20 2022 · 5 Min Read
  • Digital Wallet Cybercrime is the Next Target to Watch

    Rising interest of threat actors in digital wallets may have affected trade of stolen credit cards on dark web markets The use of digital wallets is on the rise and is likely to continue to grow and supplant credit cards as the payment method of choice for online purchases. Since the start of the Covid-19…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Mar 20 2022 · 5 Min Read
  • Cognyte Named Leader in Digital Intelligence Solutions by Frost & Sullivan

    Security organizations are in a perpetual race to keep up with evolving digital technologies and the rise of big data. Technology continues to provide criminals with sophisticated tools to commit crimes and evade law enforcement. At the same time, the increased volume, variety, and complexity of data has made it difficult for organizations to generate…

    By Cognyte
    Mar 20 2022 · 5 Min Read
  • Join us at ISS World Middle East 2022

    Cognyte is headed to Dubai to meet with law enforcement homeland security professionals, security analysts, investigators, cyber-crime pros, and more at the world’s largest law enforcement and public safety gathering. We are excited to meet in person with the security community to exchange ideas, share best practices, and discuss the latest developments in security analytics….

    By Cognyte
    Feb 28 2022 · 2 Min Read
  • IBM sells i2: what’s next for your analytics platform?

    IBM’s sale of i2 to Harris makes the security community rethink what they need in an investigative analytics platform The world of security analytics is a buzz concerning the recent sale of IBM’s i2 portfolio to Harris Computer. Users have become speculative as to potential shifts and the uncertainty of the solution’s roadmap and ongoing support. Savvy organizations are using this as an opportunity to evaluate what they need in…

    By Cognyte
    Jan 12 2022 · 3 Min Read
  • 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
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