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Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Flawed password reset procedure exposes Betfair accounts

Experts demonstrated the presence of critical vulnerabilities in the password recovery procedure of the website of the online betting exchanges Betfair. A security expert discovered a flaw in the password recovery process on the website of online betting exchanges Betfair. Betfair is one of the world’s largest online betting exchanges, and this vulnerability represents a […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Unknown hackers have stolen €4.6m from Ryanair bank accounts

The Dublin’s Criminal Assets Bureau discovered that unknown hackers have stolen €4.6m from Ryanair bank accounts transferring them to a Chinese bank. Airline company Ryanair suffered a cyber attack that allowed hackers to steal millions of dollars from its business bank account. According to reports, the hackers have stolen €4.6 million (US $5 million), investigators discovered that the […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Macros based malware on the rise (Once Again)

Microsoft is observing a major spike in the volume of malware using macros since the beginning of the year. The infection method was very common in the past I remember when I was starting my career, around 2006 that a lot of the existent malware would arrive to their victims trough Word/Excel macros, and that […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Canadian Woman arrested for Spying through webcams

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has arrested a Canadian woman accused of remotely taking over victims’ PCs and spying on them using webcams. Canadian Federal police has arrested a woman last week that was accused to have hacked several computers to take over their webcams. The suspect is a 27-year-old woman that is the allegedly administrator […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
A flaw in Realtek SDK exposes SOHO routers to the attack

A flaw affecting Realtek SDK exposes SOHO routers to remote code execution attacks. List of vulnerable devices include D-Link and TRENDnet products. The security expert from DVLabs security researcher and content developer at HP Enterprise Security Ricky Lawshae discovered a (CVE-2014-8361) vulnerability that affects Realtek SDK used for RTL81xx chipsets. The exploitation of the vulnerability allows a […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2015
Hacker Implants NFC Chip to Bypass Military Security Scans

A security researcher implanted an NFC Chip in his Hand to bypass security scanners in high-security environment and exploit Android mobile devices. I confess that I’m curious about some news, but at the same time I’m worried about the “penetration” of technology in our lives.  This is the case of a security researcher that used an […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2015
Discover your Master padlock number of quick steps

The popular security expert Samy Kamkar illustrated a method to easily crack many Master padlock combinations in eight tries or less. Have you ever gone in the Gym and after a long and tiring workout forget your padlock numbers? I sure did, but next time I will not call the janitor, I will try to […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2015
Hacking PayPal server by exploiting a Remote Code Execution flaw

Security expert discovered a way to hack a PayPal server by exploiting a Remote Code Execution flaw affecting the Java Debug Wire Protocol (JDWP) protocol. Security researcher Milan A Solanki discovered a new critical remote code execution vulnerability in PayPal platform. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the PayPal  Marketing online-service […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2015
How to exploit flaws in InFocus IN3128HD Projector to hack host network

The firmware running on the InFocus IN3128HD Projector is affected by an authentication bypass flaw which allows the hack of the host network. Another smart object was found vulnerable by security experts, it is a popular projector commonly used in classrooms. The manufacturer has discovered several authentication flaws affecting the firmware running on the projector, the vulnerabilities could be […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 28, 2015
Europol, Italian Police & FBI dismantled a cyber criminal gang

Italian police with the support of the Europol and the FBI arrested 10 members of a criminal gang that targeted many individuals and firms across the Europe. Italian law enforcement Guardia di Finanza with the support of the Europol and the FBI arrested ten members of a criminal organization operating in Italy and involved in Internet scams. […]