Hacking Forums Serve Different Purposes for Russian and Chinese Hackers

A peek into the cybercriminals underground of Russian and Chinese hackers reveals sharp differences between the two communities in terms of interests and the way they run their businesses, often shaped by state laws and unwritten norms.

Over the past year, researchers at Recorded Future monitored the activity of various markets used for dealing with illegal content or tools employed for carrying out illicit activities. They focused on Chinese and Russian communities and discovered that members of the two communities rarely mix on underground forums and are driven by different motivations.

Read more about the findings of the new research on BleepingComputer.

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