AlphaBay Market is a well-known TOR based underground website that advertises, for sale, many malicious cyber tools and services. A known DDoS-for-hire service author has been operating in AlphaBay. Author claims to have successfully targeted multiple corporations. This information is being provided for your situational awareness.
- AlphaBay is hosted in The Onion Router (TOR) network.
- The AlphaBay Market is notorious for selling malicious cyber tools and services.
- DDoS-for-hire service author is a threat actor who provides malicious DDoS services.
Handling Requirements: Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actor: DDoS-for-hire service author
Actor Type: Adversary capabilities have been assessed as Tier IV
Potential Targets: All; Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) for hire provider
Past Reporting: DOC-4214