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Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2015
Canadian users infected by a Mobile ransomware by visiting adult content websites

Canadian mobile users were targeted by the latest variant of the Koler Android mobile ransomware after visiting websites proposing adult content. Once again, visitors of websites proposing adult content are targeted by cyber criminals. Last week a malvertising campaign hit visitors of the adult website XHamster, now Canadian Internet users victims were targeted by a […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2015
Hacking Drug Infusion Pumps, never so easy

Certain versions of common drug infusion pumps are affected by numerous remotely exploitable vulnerabilities that could not open the doors to hackers. We discussed several times about the opportunity to hack medical devices and the needs of security by design for these objects. In 2012 the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report that highlighted the necessity to secure […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2015
Hacking Military Drones Info Can Be Found on Google

You can find a manual on how to hack drones online, simply searching on Google. This can lead to severe problems and negative consequences. Drones have become truly popular, due to the multiple benefits that they offer. In the military, drones have been in use thanks to their versatility, their low cost and of course […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2015
Uber customers suspect their accounts have been hacked

Many Uber customers are reporting unauthorized rides paid through their accounts, the company excludes a data breach, but suggested a password reset. In March, media agencies reported that the popular Uber service was hacked by cyber criminals, security experts discovered al least two different vendors offering stolen Uber customer logins in a black market on […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2015
Rombertik, a complex malware that also wipes hard drive to prevent analysis

Rombertik is the name of a high sophisticated strain of malware spotted by the researcher of the Cisco Talos Team, it wipes hard drive to prevent analysis. Security experts have uncovered new strain of malware dubbed Rombertik malware that implements high sophisticated evasion detection technique and analysis, it also includes the ability to delete victim’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2015
Law enforcement warns of Nepal Earthquake Scams

FBI and security researchers have uncovered fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with the tragic Nepal earthquake. Cyber criminals have no scruples, they are always ready to exploit any tragedy to maximize their profits exploiting the interest of people in disastrous events. The last tragedy in order of time is the earthquake that hit […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 04, 2015
Iran accused of the blackout that paralyzed the Turkey

Intelligence analysts speculate that the recent blackout that paralyzed the Turkey was caused by a cyber attacks run by the Iranian Government. On March 31 2015, a major power failure interested the Turkey, a blackout paralyzed the principal cities across the country, more than 40 million people were plunged into darkness.  Transportation, hospitals and many other services […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 04, 2015
Anonymous Hacker breached WTO database and Leaked data of internal staff

Hackers belonging to the Anonymous collective hacked the website of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and leaked personal data of thousands of officials. Hackers belonging the Anonymous collective compromised the website of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and leaked its database containing personal data of its members. The stolen data are related to personnel of […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 04, 2015
Australian 19 year-old who hacked Microsoft and US Army is fugitive

An Australian teenager who hacked Microsoft, Valve and the US Army has left the Australia. The Interpol is searching for him in Europe. An Australian teenager, who had allegedly hacked into Microsoft and the US Army websites left Australia to escape the capture. The Australian authorities have informed the Interpol, which is involved in the research […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2015
Security Affairs newsletter Round 7 – Best of the week from best sources

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from the best sources free for you in your email box. Dark Web Email Service SIGAINT hacked by the Intelligence Google Glass 2.0 Coming Soon, says Italian Luxottica Eyewear Company Hacking telesurgery robots, a concrete risk Samsung Galaxy S5 vulnerability […]