Monitoring Hacker Forums

Imperva’s monthly report for October shows the results of the most popular topics discussed on one of the largest hacker forums. Imperva study analyzed conversations by the forum’s 250k members using specific keywords and found out that SQL injection is now at par with DDoS as the most discussed topic, Social networks are becoming a prominent source of information, pictures and potential monetary gain, and the practice of selling disguised pornographic content known as E-whoring is becoming one of the most common methods for beginner cyber criminals to gain easy money.

Read Imperva’s full report here – http://www.imperva.com/docs/HII_Monitoring_Hacker_Forums_2012.pdf

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