Cyber warfare

Pierluigi Paganini October 25, 2015
Germany probes alleged new case of US espionage: Regin malware infected Gov laptop

The German authorities have launched a probe into allegations of a new case of US espionage after they have found a laptop infected by the Regin Spyware. The German authorities have launched a probe into allegations of a new cyber-espionage campaign that is suspected to be linked to the US intelligence. The news was revealed […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 23, 2015
Pawn Storm APT targets MH17 crash investigation

The Pawn Storm APT group set up rogue VPN and SFTP servers to target Dutch Safety Board employees involved in the MH17 crash investigation. July 17, 2014, Flight MH17, traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a missile in mysterious circumstances. Flight MH17 was flying over a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 20, 2015
A new person is leaking confidential documents on the US drone wars

A new collection of documents disclosed by a new whistleblower and leaked online by The Intercept revealed new inconvenient truth on drone wars. Many USA government documents were leaked in the past years, Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks, Edward Snowden showed the world that activists were behind. They are responsible for the disclosure of inconvenient truth. Governments […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 19, 2015
Facebook. Beware state-sponsored hackers are trying to hack you!

Good news, starting today, Facebook will notify you if they believe state-sponsored hackers are trying to compromise your account. Facebook announced a new initiative to protect its users from prying eyes, the popular social network will inform them on any suspected compromise from state-sponsored hackers. “Starting today, we will notify you if we believe your account […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 17, 2015
The ISIL is trying to hack American electrical power companies

US authorities confirmed that hackers belonging to the Islamic State (ISIL) are trying to hack American electrical power companies. According to the U.S. law enforcement, the ISIL is trying to hack American energy firms, the news arrives while the US Government  has charged for the first time a man of cyberterrorism. The news was revealed […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 15, 2015
Pawn Storm used a new Flash Zero-Day in attacks on the NATO & the While House

Researchers at Trend Micro discovered a new Adobe Flash Zero-Day used in Pawn Storm Campaign Targeting Foreign Affairs Ministries across the world. Once again Flash in the headlines, beware next emergency Flash Player update is critical for everybody as explained by the experts at Trend Micro. The researchers at the security firm explained that the update […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 14, 2015
Espionage campaign relying on the Zeus Trojan targets the Israeli Public Sector

Check Point discovered a series of malware-based attacks on Israeli public sector organizations that were infected by the Zeus Trojan via RTF files. Security experts at Check Point have detected a series of attacks on high-profile companies, victims were targeted by a malicious spam campaign that relies on bogus RTF file. The campaign targeted several individuals […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2015
Is the North Korea behind the attack on the Seoul Subway Operator?

According to the Government of Seoul, the North Korea is the main suspect for a cyber attack that last year hit the South Korean capital’s subway system. The attack, staged between March and August 2014, affected several servers of Seoul Metro, which runs four major subway lines, According to the ruling party legislator Ha Tae-Kyung […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 01, 2015
US Air Force Wireless hacking in Flight

The US Air Force is using a modified  EC-130 Compass Call aircraft to demonstrate how to hack into enemy networks. Information warfare is overlapping traditional military domains, in order to conduct a fight in the air it is possible to used new hacking techniques as the US Air Force demonstrated. According to the Maj. Gen. […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 25, 2015
Naikon APT Group backed by the Chinese PLA Unit 78020

According to a new report the popular Naikon APT group is actually backed by China’s PLA Unit 78020, a firm traced it through online activity. Ge Xing, also known as “GreenSky27,” is the name of an alleged member of the People’s Liberation Army unit 78020, a group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers. The man was identified […]