Saturday, December 10, 2016

Black Hat Hackers: Counterfeit Coupons

Wapack Labs research into the hacker underground has uncovered a group of black hat hackers who claim to have taken over a coupon counterfeiting business. This black hat collective may have an affiliation with another threat actor who operated in the dark web marketplace, SilkRoad, and was sentenced to prison for selling counterfeit coupons. This information is being provided for your situational awareness. 
  • Collective is a self-described all female, black hat hacking group.
  • Collective appears to have taken over coupon counterfeiting cyber business.
  • Collective offers a variety of counterfeit coupons to be exploited at self-checkout lanes in retail stores.

Publication Date: 7 December 2016
Handling Requirements: Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actors: Black Hat Hacking Collective
Actor Type: Adversary capabilities have been assessed as Tier II
Potential Targets: Financial, business and retail sectors
Past Reporting: Msg/#8168 & 8722