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Pierluigi Paganini September 08, 2016
Russia hacks US systems ‘all the time’ said Director of National Intelligence

Chief of the National Intelligence declared Russia hacks US computer networks “all the time,” while also seeking to reassure the situation is under control. The recent string of attacks against people and systems involved in the 2016 Presidential election is alarming the US intelligence. After the attacks against the Democratic National Committee, security firms and government experts collected […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2016
CVE-2016-3862 flaw – Silently hack millions Androids devices with a photo

The CVE-2016-3862 flaw is a remote code execution vulnerability that affects the way images used by certain Android apps parsed the Exif data. Are you an Android user? I have a bad news for you, an apparently harmless image on social media or messaging app could compromise your mobile device. The last security updates issued by […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2016
How to sniff credentials from locked laptops via Ethernet adapter on USB

The security expert and blogger Rob Fuller demonstrated how sniff credentials from a laptop via Ethernet adapter on USB, even if the PC is locked. The security expert and blogger Rob Fuller demonstrated how to exploit a USB SoC-based device to sniff credentials from a locked laptop. The expert has modified the device in a […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2016
Hacker Interviews – @h0t_p0ppy, the hacktivist

Today I’ll present you  @h0t_p0ppy, a skilled online hacktivist that participated in the major hacking campaigns, including#OpWhales, #OpSeaWorld, #OpKillingBay, and #OpBeast, Enjoy the Interview. You are a popular talented hacker that has already participated in several hacking campaigns, could you tell me more about. I have participated in campaigns against animal abuses. There are many ops for […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2016
CSTO Ransomware, a malware that uses UDP and Google Maps

CSTO ransomware it is able to query the Google Maps API to discover the victim’s location and connects to the C&C via UDP. Ransomware is considered by the security experts one of the most dangerous threats to Internet users and organizations across the world. Malware authors are developing new malicious codes that implement new features […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016
Pokemon-fan VXer developed the Linux Umbreon rootkit

Security researchers from TrendMicro have published an interesting analysis on the Linux Umbreon rootkit, a new malware developed by a Pokemon-fan VXer. Malware researchers from TrendMicro have obtained samples of a new strain of Linux rootkit from one of its trusted partners. The new rootkit family was called Umbreon (ELF_UMBREON family), from the name of one of […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016
Major Europol’s operation against online terrorist propaganda

The Europol processed 1 677 media content and social media accounts in six languages containing violent online terrorist propaganda. Recently the European law enforcement agency EUROPOL announced the constitution of a cyber unit focused on fighting the online terrorist propaganda. The Agency now announced to have processed 1677 media content and social media accounts in […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016 data breach, 98.1 million CLEARTEXT passwords leaked online

The data breach notification service announced the data breach, more than 98 million CLEARTEXT passwords were leaked online. While I was writing about the BuzzersForum data breach, the news of another clamorous incident is circulating online, this time, the victim is of the  Russian biggest web portals, is one of the largest websites in […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016
Porn Brazzersforum hacked, nearly 800,000 Brazzers Accounts Exposed

A data breach affected a the Brazzersforum resulting in the exposure of  800,000 accounts of the popular porn site Brazzers. Another week starts with a data breach, roughly 800,000 accounts of the porn site Brazzers have been compromised. The data breach affected a separate forum, anyway, Brazzers users who never signed up to the forum […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 05, 2016
NSA EXTRABACON exploit still threatens tens of thousands of CISCO ASA boxes

Two security experts from the Rapid 7 firm revealed that tens of thousands of CISCO ASA boxes are still vulnerable to the NSA EXTRABACON exploit. A few weeks ago the Shadow Brokers hacker group hacked into the arsenal of the NSA-Linked Equation Group leaked online data dumps containing its exploits. ExtraBacon is one of the exploits […]