Vinny_Troia_2020-1In this episode, we are speaking with cybersecurity researcher, pentester, and author Vinny Troia. His new book is "Hunting Cyber Criminals: A Hacker's Guide to Online Intelligence Gathering Tools and Techniques." He explains how he tracked down the alleged hackers behind GnosticPlayers, Shiny Hunters, NSFW, and The Dark Overlord groups. And it turns out, there are some very tight connections between these groups. Troia reveals the identities of two teenage hackers that he says are responsible for a whopping 42% of all non-payment card data breaches from 2017 to mid-2020.

Also, new hacker infrastructure and underground hosting 101 research, just published by Trend Micro, our premiere podcast partner.

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Links from the show:

•  Research: Trend Micro's *NEW* Hacker Infrastructure findings: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/hacker-infrastructure-and-underground-hosting-101-where-are-cybercriminal-platforms-offered

•  Report: "The Dark Overlord: An Investigation Into A Cyber Terrorist Organization": www.thedarkoverlord.info

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