Deep Web

Pierluigi Paganini July 16, 2016
Eleanor Mac malware connects your webcam to the dark web

The malware dubbed Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor is embedded surreptitiously in the fake app EasyDoc Coverter.app and allows to control your webcam from the dark web Following the first ever instance of mac ransomware, recently reported by Palo Alto Networks. A second piece of malware has been discovered in the wild. The malicious software dubbed Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor or OSX/Eleanor-A comes […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 15, 2016
Just 39 USD for a lifetime license for Stampado Ransomware

The Stampado ransomware is a new threat available for sale on the Dark Web that was discovered by the experts at Heimdal security. Security experts from the Heimdal security firm have discovered a new strain of ransomware dubbed Stampado that is available for sale on the Dark Web. The Stampado ransomware is offered for sale with a […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 13, 2016
Experts found a government malware on the Dark Web

Experts have made a disconcerting discovery on the Dark Web, they have found a sophisticated government malware that could be used to target Energy Grids. We have discussed several times about the militarization of the cyberspace and the risks that a government malware goes out of control, what about is a powerful hacking tool is […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 05, 2016
UN seeking solutions to stopping drug trade on dark web

The United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime published its annual report and placed special emphasis on curbing the illicit trade on the Dark Web. The United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) published its annual report on Thursday and placed special emphasis on curbing the illicit trade on the Dark Web. According to […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2016
Hardened Tor Browser implements the Selfrando feature to defeat exploits

Earlier June the Tor Project announced a hardened version of the popular Tor Browser that implements a feature dubbed Selfrando to defeat exploits. Early June the Tor Project announced a hardened version of the popular Tor Browser, the Tor Browser 6.5a1-hardened. “A new hardened Tor Browser release is available. It can be found in the 6.5a1-hardened […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 15, 2016
Over 45 Million passwords from Verticalscope 1,000 sites leaked online

In February Verticalscope platform was hacked and more than 45 Million passwords from  1,000 websites running on it have been leaked online. Data breaches, a never ending saga! Recently we reported a number of clamorous data breaches, hundred thousand million credentials were offered for sale in dark web. LinkedIn, mySpace, VKontakte, and Twitter are some of […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2016
32 Million Twitter account credentials offered for sale

A hacker is offering for sale more than 32 million Twitter account credentials with plans to sell the account details on the Dark Web. Recent news of massive data breaches suffered by IT giants LinkedIn, MySpace, Tumblr, and VK.com shocked  the security industry. Millions of login credentials are available for sale in the principal black markets, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2016
It is too easy to find enterprise logins on the Dark Web

Anomali Labs analyzed attacks against the reputation of FTSE 100 companies highlighting the availability in the Dark Web of employees data. Anomali Labs analyzed attacks against the reputation of FTSE 100  companies highlighting the availability in the Dark Web of employees’ data. Brand spoofing is an illegal practice that causes several damages to companies worldwide, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 28, 2016
Hundred Million Stolen MySpace Passwords for sale in the darkweb

The hacker Peace is offering for sale hundred Million stolen MySpace Passwords on the black marketplace. This is one of the greatest leaks of ever. A few days ago a hacker with the nickname “Peace” offered for sale on the black market 117 million LinkedIn account credentials. The same hacker is offering for sale 360 million emails and […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 26, 2016
Next-gen Tor is arriving and it will include a distributed random number generator

The researchers at the Tor project are working on a new distributed random number generator that will be included in the next-generation Tor. The researchers at the Tor project have elaborated a new way to generate random numbers to support security improvements of its next-generation onion router. The Random Number Generators are essential components for […]