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Pierluigi Paganini December 05, 2016
Kapustkiy hacked the National Assembly of Ecuador website

Kapustkiy has breached the National Assembly of Ecuador and leaked the data via PasteBin. Once again he exploited a SQL injection. Here we go again with a Kapustkiy’s hack, this time the young hacker has breached the National Assembly of Ecuador and leaked the data via PasteBin.  The hacker broke into the backend of the www.asambleanacional.gob.ec website […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 04, 2016
US Presidential commission presents recommendations on cybersecurity

The US Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, tasked by President Barack Obama, issued its final report with recommendations on cybersecurity. Cyber security is a primary issue in the agenda of many countries, the U.S. Presidential commission has recently issued recommendations to urge a proactive cooperation between private and public sectors. The collaboration aims to improve the security […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 04, 2016
Security Affairs newsletter Round 89 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. First of all, let me inform you that at the #infosec16 SecurityAffairs was awarded as The Best European Personal Security Blog http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/48202/breaking-news/securityaffairs-best-european-personal-security-blog.html THANK YOU! Hackers offer a huge Mirai botnet as a DDoS-for-hire service Scammers advertise backdoored phishing templates […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 04, 2016
Experts from CloudFlare spotted a new dangerous botnet

Security experts from CloudFlare observed a new botnet that emerged in the wild and it could be dangerous as its predecessor Mirai. Which is the most dreaded botnet in the current threat landscape? The Mirai botnet of course, it was used by threat actors in the wild to power massive DDoS attack, such as the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2016
Distributed Guessing Attack to hack VISA cards in just six seconds

A group of security researchers discovered a new method dubbed Distributed Guessing Attack to hack VISA credit card in just 6 seconds. A group of security researchers from the Newcastle University devised a method to hack VISA credit cards is just six seconds. The technique relies on a Distributed Guessing Attack in which online payment websites […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2016
Russian Central bank loses $31 million in cyber heist

It’s official, hackers have stolen 2 billion rubles, roughly 31 million US dollars, from accounts at the Russian central bank. While I was reporting the news that the FSB unnamed foreign hackers are planning to undermine Russian Banks, the Russian Central Bank confirmed hackers have stolen 2 billion rubles (roughly $31M) in cyber attacks Central bank […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2016
50 Million installations potentially impacted by AirDroid issues

At least 10 million Android users are exposed to cyber attacks due to multiple vulnerabilities affecting the popular AirDroid app. According to experts from the firm Zimperium, multiple vulnerabilities in the Android remote management tool AirDroid could expose more than 50 million devices The flaws could be exploited to abuse built-in features and use them against […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2016
FSB accuses foreign hackers of plotting to undermine the Russian banks

According to the FSB unnamed foreign hackers are planning to undermine Russian Banks with cyber attacks and PSYOPS via social media. The Kremlin is accusing unnamed foreign hackers of plotting to undermine the Russian banks in the country. The Russian Government believes that foreign powers plan to conduct a PSYOps to destabilize the banks. Hackers […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2016
Kapustkiy hacked a website belonging to the Venezuela Army

The hacker Kapustkiy has breached the Venezuela Army and leaked 3000 user records containing personal information such as names, emails, and phones. We left the young hacker Kapustkiy after his hack at the High Commission of Ghana & Fiji in India when he also confirmed to have joined the Powerful Greek Army hacked crew. The hacker breached […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2016
What Happens if you plug a USBKill in a gaming console or a car?

Ill-intentioned could destroy everything using the USBKill device, including gaming console, mobile devices, Google Pixel and also circuits in modern cars. Ill-intentioned could destroy everything using the USBKill device, including gaming console (Xbox One, PS4), mobile devices, Google Pixel and also circuits in modern cars. The USBKill is manufactured by the Hong Kong-based technology manufacturer USBKill.com, it is […]