Dutch National High-Tech Crimes Unit

July 16, 2019

Meet the World’s Biggest ‘Bulletproof’ Hoster

This post was originally published on this siteFor at least the past decade, a computer crook variously known as “Yalishanda,” “Downlow” and “Stas_vl” has run one of the most popular “bulletproof” Web hosting services catering to a vast array of phishing sites, cybercrime forums and malware download servers. What follows are a series of clues that point to the likely real-life identity of a Russian man who appears responsible for enabling a ridiculous amount of cybercriminal activity on the Internet today. Image: Intel471 KrebsOnSecurity began this research after reading a new academic paper on the challenges involved in dismantling or […]