Hacking

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2015
Does Mr. Robot’s use real Hacking Tools? Which are?

Check out the hacking tools used by Mr. Robot and see why the display of these tools is as realistic as possible. Mr. Robot has been the breakthrough of summer for series lovers, especially for those who are fans of technology and computing. One of the major advantages of Mr. Robot over other series has […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2015
Linux XOR DDoS Botnet delivers potent DDoS attacks

Experts at Akamai discovered the Linux XOR DDoS Botnet,  a malicious infrastructure used to run potent DDoS attacks against dozens of targets. Security researchers have discovered a Linux Botnet, dubbed XOR DDoS or Xor.DDoS botnet, that is targeting gaming and education websites with potent DDoS attacks with reached 150 gigabytes per second of malicious traffic. According […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2015
The Shopify commerce platform is open to RFD attacks

The researcher David Sopas at WebSegura discovered a Reflected Filename Download vulnerability in the popularmulti-channel commerce platform Shopify. Shopify is a multi-channel commerce platform that helps people sell online, in-store, and everywhere in between. The popular security researchers Davis Sopas at WebSegura has discovered a Reflected Filename Download vulnerability in the Shopify service. Sopas already sent a security report to Shopify explaining […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2015
Mobile Ad Network exploited to run a major DDoS Attack

Security experts at CloudFlare observed a major DDoS attack against one of their customers that appeared to leverage a mobile ad network. CloudFlare firms revealed that one of its customers was recently hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that appeared to leverage a mobile ad network and malicious JavaScript. The experts explained that the DDoS attack […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2015
How to use GCAT backdoor with Gmail as a C&C server

The GCAT backdoor is a fully featured backdoor which could be controlled by using Gmail as a Command & Control server with multiple advantages for attackers. Establish a backdoor is one of the main goals for an attacker in order to gain persistence over the targeted machines. There are many hacking tools that allow easily to […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2015
Tracking Hacker Forums with Traffic Analysis

A study conducted by the Intelligence firm RecordedFuture demonstrates the efficiency of the analysis of hacker forums through traffic analysis-like techniques. Hacker forums still exist, hacking communities are with good shape and growing. Hacker Forums are normally hard to find and once you find them you will see them change again. Most prolific Hacker forums […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2015
#OpNimr Anonymous targets Saudi websites to stop al-Nimr’s crucifixion

#OpNimr – Anonymous targets Saudi websites to protest against a death sentence of crucifixion to a 17-years old for alleged anti government activities. The popular collective Anonymous has launched the #OpNimr campaign against the Government of Saudi Arabia to protest against it continuous violation of human rights. Anonymous targets Saudi websites is in response to the death sentence handed […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2015
Uber is facing problems with Chinese fraudsters

Nasty surprise for Uber users who have found themselves credited several rides through the streets of China, the company is investigating on the cases. A nasty surprise for Uber users who have found themselves credited several rides through the streets of China. Unfortunately, fraudsters have targeted Uber to take free rides, in the following picture […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 27, 2015
Cyber attack overall cost suffered last year by businesses is $315b

A recent survey conducted by Grant Thornton global revealed that one in six businesses have experienced a cyber attack in the past twelve months. It is always interesting to report findings of studies related to the impact of the cybercrime worldwide, today I want to present you the results of the research conducted by the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 27, 2015
Aerospace Probes released to stratosphere for spying weapons

A group of hackers is launching aerospace probes in the aim of spying on governments and organizations by collecting signals in the stratosphere. A group of techies has recently created and tested an aerospace probe, so as to help gather a lot of data deriving from communication, leading to a whole new concept of how […]