By Avigail Gutman, Synamedia
Excerpt: During the COVID lock-down, pirates have changed tactics in an effort to replace lost earnings. In addition to discounting their services and promoting special offers, pirates are also consulting to others on how to set up a pirate networks, and are selling complete turnkey solutions.
Synamedia also observed a huge spike in the volume of shared and stolen credentials on sale, and pirate-on-pirate battles where pirates or hackers were offering scripts for attacking competing pirate networks as well as the usual legitimate targets.
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