Cyber Crime

Pierluigi Paganini June 15, 2015
OPM data offered for sale on the Dark Web

Government records stolen in the recent data breach at the US OPM (Office of Personnel Management) are surfacing from the Dark Web. While security experts speculate on the possible responsible for the recent data breach at US the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) the alleged data appeared in the dark web. I have personally found it on […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2015
Security Affairs newsletter Round 13– 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. The silent war between black markets in the deep web US Air Force located an ISIS command by analyzing a selfie A quick tour in the hacking black market […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 13, 2015
Exploring the Hacker’s List marketplace, 23% are FB hacking

An interesting overview of the hacking services offered by the platform Hacker’s List reveals that hacking Facebook accounts is the most common request. Last week the colleagues at The Hacker News explained how to exploit a simple trick to take over a WhatsApp account, today they have decided to write a post describing a newborn hacking community. The experts […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 12, 2015
Dark Web – Agora users targeted by a hacking campaign

Users of the popular Agora Dark Market have been targeted by unknown crooks who sent them malicious java script exploit that tries to steal their Bitcoin. Users of the popular Agora Marketplace have been targeted by unknown crooks who sent them malicious messages trough their PM system. The messages contain a malicious java script exploit that […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 12, 2015
Law enforcement dismantled gang behind Operation Triangle Phishing Campaign

A joint international operation led to the dismantling of a criminal gang who is behind the Operation Triangle phishing campaign. A joint effort of Law enforcement from six countries, including Italy, Spain, Poland,Belgium, the U.K., and Georgia, allowed the arrest of 49 suspects fraudsters. Twenty individuals were arrested in Italy, 10 in Spain, 18 in […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 11, 2015
Bundestag may need to replace 20,000 computers after the hack

German media states that Bundestag may need to replace 20,000 computers after the recent attack, an operation that could cost millions Euro. A few days ago the experts the German Government has confirmed that hackers who breached the Bundestag systems a few of weeks ago have also stolen data from targeted network. A spokeswoman for the Bundestag, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2015
Duqu 2.0 the most sophisticated threat ever seen targeted also Kaspersky

Threat actors used a Duqu 2.0 worm in a series of attacks worldwide that also breached the systems at Kaspersky Lab. It is most complex malware ever seen. A new powerful strain of Duqu malware, dubbed Duqu 2.0, appeared in the wild after going dark in 2012. Duqu 2.0 is a very sophisticated agent that exploited a number […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2015
MEDIJACK – How cyber criminals violate health care systems

TrapX, a renowned security providing delivery of deception based cybersecurity  defense uncovered a security flaw in medical field dubbed as medical device hijack, or simply put MEDIJACk. The flaw can allow attackers to exploit main healthcare systems by breaking into the unpatched and outdated medical devices. Let it be Anthem hack or CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, this year has […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2015
Tox ransomware platform builder is now available for sale

The owner of the Tox ransomware builder is offering for sale the platform worried by its popularity. He confirmed that he will pay ransoms to his customers. The owner of the famous Tox ransomware has decided that it was time to sell the platform, this after all popularity reached by its platform. The Tox platform […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2015
MalumPoS PoS malware used against Hotels and other Industries

Malware researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a news strain of the malumPoS used to target hospitality, food and beverage, and retail industries. Security experts at Trend Micro have discovered a new strain of the MalumPoS malware that was reconfigured to compromise PoS systems based on the OracleÂź MICROSÂź platform. Trend Micro was the first […]