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The State of Cybercrime and Current Threats to Avoid

The dark web is a mysterious place for most internet users, but for ethical security researchers, it provides important clues into the minds and operations of cybercriminals.

Trustwave VP of Security Research Ziv Mador and his team frequent this underground marketplace so you don't have to. Ziv has returned with critical insight into the moneymaking schemes that are hatched in black market forums, which dispense everything from exploit kits to ransomware variants.

In a new video, Ziv describes the latest trends and offers cautionary tales about specific threats, including spamming botnets and tax phishing fraud, by which organizations are being hit. Watch the clip above!