Hacking

Pierluigi Paganini November 20, 2015
Nested backdoor affects 600,000 Arris cable modems

A Brazilian security researcher has discovered a nested backdoor affecting nearly 600,000 Arris cable modems. Arris is working to fix it. The Security expert Bernardo Rodrigues (@bernardomr) has discovered the presence of a “backdoor-within-a-backdoor” in roughly 600,000 Arris cable modems. Rodrigues is a vulnerability tester at Brazil’s Globo television network, he reported the undocumented library in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 20, 2015
Hackers behind Dark Seoul are back

The hacking group that behind the Dark Seoul Operation that hit entities in South Korea in 2013 may be back with new targets. According to the experts at Palo Alto Networks, the hacking group behind the attacks that targeted banks, financial institutions, government websites and news agencies in South Korea is still active. The attacks […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2015
French activist accuses Anonymous #OpParis of hindering Law Enforcement

The collective Anonymous launched the #OpParis to track terrorists online, but a French activist accuses them of hindering Law Enforcement. Just days following the horrific Paris attacks carried out by the ISIS, Anonymous hackers wedged a full-fledged war against the Islamic radicals, knocking out several thousand pro-ISIS Twitter accounts. However, a French blogger has spoken out […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2015
JPMorgan hackers also hacked an anti-fraud corporation

According to the Federal indictment about the JPMorgan case, the cyber gang also hacked an anti-fraud corporation labeled as “Victim #12” to remain hidden. According to the Federal indictment about the JPMorgan case of 83 million stolen customer records, there is a firm labeled as “Victim #12,” that had been hacked to enable hackers to […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2015
Anonymous has taken down 5,500 ISIS accounts

The collective of hackers Anonymous claimed Tuesday to have taken out 5,500 Twitter accounts used by the Islamic State organization. The hacking collective Anonymous launched the operation #OpParis against the ISIS in response to the dramatic Paris attacks. The hackers belonging to Anonymous are targeting social media accounts used by members of the terrorist organization. Anonymous released […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 17, 2015
A flaw in D-Link Switches opens corporate networks to hack

A flaw in certain D-Link switches can be exploited by remote attackers to access configuration data and hack corporate networks. The independent security researcher Varang Amin and the chief architect at Elastica’s Cloud Threat Labs Aditya Sood have discovered a vulnerability in the D-Link Switches belonging to the DGS-1210 Series Gigabit Smart Switches. The security experts revealed […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 17, 2015
Stop DDoS attacks in seconds

An Israeli company named “L7 Defense” is trying to do the impossible – to stop application layer DDoS attacks in seconds instead of hours. It wants to do so by using an automatic protection system based on an immune-biological model that combines with Real Time Big Data analysis. “The body knows how to deal in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 17, 2015
Windows Bitlocker disk encryption could be easily bypassed

Microsoft recently fixed the a vulnerability in the Bitlocker disk encryption feature that could be exploited to easily bypassed it is a few seconds. A disk encryption tool is a very important software for the protection of our data, million machines rely on them to protect user data, but we have to consider that also […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 15, 2015
Anonymous announced #OpParis against the ISIS in response to the Paris attacks

Anonymous launched the #OpParis to track terrorists online. We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forget. We do not forgive. Expect us! Last Friday was a sad day for the humanity, 129 innocent people were killed in the Paris attacks managed by members of the ISIS. Every event has consequences in the cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 14, 2015
Flaw in the Android Gmail app opens to email spoofing attacks

A security loophole in the official Gmail Android app opens the email spoofing attacks allowing anyone to change the sender email name. The independent security researcher Yan Zhu has discovered a serious security issue in the Gmail Android app allows ill-intentioned to send an email pretending to be someone else. Clearly a similar loophole could represent a […]