How China’s cybercrime underground is making money off big data

Intel 471 writes:

Both of these things are true: Big data is big business, and cybercriminals love money. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that these two ideas have blended together in some corners of the cybercrime underground.

Through Intel 471’s observation and analysis of open source information and behavior on multiple closed forums, we found actors adopting the use of legitimate big data technology for cybercrime and monetizing the data they obtain on the Chinese-language underground.

Chinese cybercriminals monetize big data
Image: Intel 471.

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