Tue Apr 04, 2023

Annual Threat Landscape Report: The Shift from Traditional Underground Cybercrime Platforms to Telegram

In our annual threat landscape report, Cognyte’s Cyber Threat Intelligence research team investigates the rising popularity of Telegram among cybercriminals and analyzes the shift of cybercrime away from Dark Web platforms.

In this report you will learn:

  • What technical aspects of Telegram make it so attractive to cybercriminals
  • How threat actors are using Telegram
  • Recent trends in the usage of the Dark Web and Telegram
The rise in the number of cyber messages in Telegram over the years is indicative of the evolving Threat Landscape for Telegram Cybercrime.
Number of posts on the dark web and Telegram related to cybercrime, reflecting the threat landscape.
The dark web and Telegram have become breeding grounds for a growing number of credit-related posts, exposing a concerning threat landscape in the realm of cybercrime.