We all need some good news on the “new” COVID-19 Cyber Front. The FBI has delivered the good news this past week. During these first weeks of the “New Normal” during the worldwide Corona Virus pandemic, more and more employees are working from home with limited cyber threat protections or training. Taking down a Crime as a Service (CaaS) web store off the Internet is fantastic news. This past week, the FBI seized the domain of Deer.io, which federal prosecutors say served as a clearinghouse for stolen personal identifying information (pii) data and an associated forum where cybercriminals could buy and sell goods; as reported by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).
Link to full report: TR-20-087-002_FBI Closes Cyber Store 03 27 2020a.pdf