Digital ID

Pierluigi Paganini August 10, 2021
$611 million stolen in Poly Network cross-chain hack

The cross-chain protocol Poly Network has been hacked, threat actors stole $611 million making this hack the largest DeFi hack to date. $611 million has reportedly been stolen in one of the largest cryptocurrency hacks. The cross-chain protocol Poly Network disclose a security breach, threat actors have stolen over $611 million in cryptocurrencies. The attackers have […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 13, 2021
This couple lost £15,000 to scammers. We followed the money – and found millions in stolen crypto

A CyberNews investigation uncovered a network of wallet addresses used by a scammer group to store and cash out millions in crypto stolen from thousands of victims. Original post @ Mindaugas (who wished his last name not to be disclosed publicly), an executive at a UK-based company, unknowingly fell for a scam when he […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2021
Tor Browser 10.5 is out, it includes a new anti-censorship feature

The Tor Project has released Tor Browser 10.5 which enhances an anti-censorship feature and warns of V2 onion URL deprecation. The Tor Project has released Tor Browser 10.5 which implements an improved anti-censorship feature and warns users of V2 onion URL deprecation in favor of the newer V3 URLs. The first version supporting V3 URLs […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 27, 2021
Crackonosh Monero miner made $2M after infecting 222,000 Win systems

Researchers have discovered a strain of cryptocurrency-mining malware, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection.  Researchers from Avast have spotted a strain of cryptocurrency miner, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection. “While the Windows system is in safe mode antivirus software doesn’t work. This can enable the malicious Serviceinstaller.exe to […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 22, 2021
Tor Browser 10.0.18 fixes a bug that allows to track users by fingerprinting installed apps

The Tor Project released Tor Browser 10.0.18 that addresses a flaw that allows sites to track users by fingerprinting the installed apps. The Tor Project has released Tor Browser 10.0.18, the new version of the popular browser addresses multiple flaws, including a vulnerability that could be exploited to track users by fingerprinting the applications installed […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 16, 2021
A flaw in Peloton Bike+ could allow hackers to control it

A flaw in the Peloton Bike+ could be exploited by an attacker with initial physical access to gain root entry to the interactive tablet, taking complete control of the system. A vulnerability in the popular Peloton Bike+ could have allowed an attacker to gain complete control over the device, including the camera and microphone to […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2021
Crypto-mining campaign targets Kubeflow installs on a large scale

Microsoft uncovered a malicious campaign targeting Kubeflow workloads to deploy TensorFlow pods that are used to mine cryptocurrency. Microsoft researchers uncovered a malicious campaign targeting Kubeflow workloads to deploy TensorFlow pods that are used to mine for cryptocurrency. The campaign was first spotted at the end of May, experts noticed the deployment of TensorFlow pods […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 26, 2021
Nearly 50,000 IPs compromised in Kubernetes clusters by TeamTNT

Researchers discovered about 50,000 IPs across multiple Kubernetes clusters that were compromised by the TeamTNT.threat actors. Researchers from Trend Micro reported that about 50,000 IPs were compromised across multiple Kubernetes clusters in a cryptojacking campaign conducted by TeamTNT group. Kubernetes is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management. It aims to […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2021
Privacy Concerns On Cookies Storing Personal Information

Which are privacy concerns on the way organizations collect personal information through the use of cookies? Data is constantly being tracked, stored and processed right under our noses, and it is quite frightening to know just how much data a company might have on you. They may not have your deepest darkest secrets (or maybe […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 17, 2021
Bitcoin down: 51% attack? No, put the blame on Elon Musk

The price of Bitcoin falls after Elon Musk declared that its company, Tesla, may have sold holdings of the cryptocurrency We have a long-debated about the possibility that the Bitcoin price could be influenced by threat actors through 51% attacks, but recent events demonstrate that it could be easier to manipulate its value. A simple […]