[Strategic note] Android malware in 2016: the emergence of a professional ecosystem

This document was produced by CEIS Cyber Threat Intelligence Team as part of the missions and reflects the activities observed on underground cybercriminal platforms during the past year.
The aim is to shed light on the cybercrime threat coming from the platforms – private forums and blackmarkets – present on the Deep and Dark Web. The team is monitoring on a daily basis:
– 10 French-speaking platforms;
– 12 English-speaking platforms;
– 15 Russian-speaking platforms;
– 5 Arabic-speaking platforms.
All of the information available on this document is provided for purely informational purposes only. The analysis and conclusions in this report are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the CEIS’ views.