Cyber Crime

Pierluigi Paganini February 06, 2015
Fessleak malvertising campaign used to serve ransomware

Invincea has been monitoring the Fessleak campaign in which hackers leveraged Adobe Flash Player exploits and file-less infections to serve ransomware. Security experts from Invincea are investigating on a new Ransomware campaign originated in Russia that presented many interesting characteristics. The researchers discovered that the attacks started by using file-less infections then moved to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2015
Sony Pictures hacked by Russian blackhats, it now emerges

After months of suspects a new revelation on Sony hack states that Russian hackers hacked and still have access to Sony Pictures Entertainment’s network. Sony Pictures Entertainment might have been hacked by Russian blackhat hackers and not the Democratic People Republic of Korea. This news emerged this week after renowned Russian blackhat YamaTough revealed that a […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2015
Data Breach at Anthem Health Insurer could impact million users

The nation’s second largest health insurer Anthem announced that hackers violated its servers and stolen personal information from all of its business lines The health insurance provider Anthem has confirmed the data breach that caused the exposure of an unknown number of customer record. The nation’s second largest health insurance provider announced that hackers were […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Operation Pawn Storm hackers use a iOS spyware

By investigating on the cyber espionage campaign dubbed Operation Pawn Storm, experts at TrendLabs discovered a spyware designed for iOS devices. Security experts at TrendLabs have discovered a new espionage iOS app while they were investigating on the cyber espionage campaign dubbed Operation Pawn Storm. In October 2014, security experts at Trend Micro uncovered a cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Android adware infected more than 15 millions users via Play store

Security experts at Avast have discovered three malicious Android apps that were serving Adware, more than 15 million users infected via Play store. Adware is one of the most insidious threat to the mobile platform, this family of malicious code is used by threat actors to automatically display or downloads advertising material when a user […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Experts uncovered a massive CTB-Locker ransowmare campaign

Security researchers at the CERT team at SociĂ©tĂ© GĂ©nĂ©rale uncovered a new malware campaign which is spreading the CTB-Locker or Critroni crypto ransomware. Security experts at the CERT team at SociĂ©tĂ© GĂ©nĂ©rale discovered a new malware campaign delivering the CTB-Locker or Critroni crypto ransomware. In the past, the criminals used the popular Angler exploit kit in order […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 03, 2015
Target Hackers Hit Third Parking Service

Criminal crew behind Target and Home Depot data breaches is now targeting online parking reservation services, Book2park is the third victim since December. The hacking crew hackers behind the data breaches of the retail chain Target and Home Depot are now threatening parking lots according to the recent report published by the popular investigator Brian Krebs. […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 03, 2015
Cybercrime – UNICRI study analyzed risks for the economy and enterprises

UNICRI published a study on the impact of the cybercrime on the economy in the Europen region with a specific focus on the effect suffered by enterprises. The UNICRI has recently published a study titled “Cybercrime and the risks for the economy and enterprises at the European Union and Italian level” that analyzed the impact of […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 02, 2015
A third Flash Zero-Day is being exploited in the wild

A third critical zero-day vulnerability affects Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.296 and earlier versions for Windows, Linux and Mac. It is the third time in a few weeks that the security of Adobe users is menaced by a zero-day in Flash that affects Windows, Linux and OS X systems. The company is already working to provide a patch […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 02, 2015
Hackers stole GigaBytes of Syrian opposition’s data, including battle plans

A report issued by FireEye revealed that hackers have stolen GigaBytes of data from Syrian opposition’s computers, including battlefield plans. A recent report issued by FireEye revealed that hackers tapped into Syrian opposition’s computers and have stolen gigabytes of secret communications and battlefield plans. In mid-2013, ten armed units belonging to the opposition to the Syrian Government were […]