Hacktivism

Pierluigi Paganini March 24, 2021
A day before elections, hackers leaked details of millions of Israeli voters

Hackers have exposed personal and voter registration details of over 6.5 million Israeli voters, less than 24 hours before the election. A few hours before the election in Israel, hackers exposed the voter registration and personal details of millions of citizens. The source of the data seems to be the app Elector developed by the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 10, 2021
White hat hackers gained access more than 150,000 surveillance cameras

A group of hackers claimed to have compromised more than 150,000 surveillance cameras at banks, jails, schools, and prominent companies like Tesla and Equinox. A group of US hackers claimed to have gained access to footage from 150,000 security cameras at banks, jails, schools, healthcare clinics, and prominent organizations. The news was first reported by […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 13, 2020
The British government aims at improving its offensive cyber capability

Britain’s most senior cyber general declared that the UK has implemented an advanced offensive cyberwar capability that could destroy its enemies. Gen Sir Patrick Sanders, the UK’s strategic command chief, announced that that the UK has implemented an advanced offensive cyberwar capability that could potentially “degrade, disrupt and destroy” the critical infrastructure of its adversaries. […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 15, 2020
Exclusive, Ghost Squad Hackers defaced European Space Agency (ESA) site

A group of hacktivists that goes online with the name Ghost Squad Hackers has defaced a site of the European Space Agency (ESA). A group of hackers that goes online with the name Ghost Squad Hackers has defaced a site of the European Space Agency (ESA), https://business.esa.int/. I have reached them for a comment and […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 25, 2020
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces superseding indictment for conspiring with LulzSec hackers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attempted to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia who could have stolen info for his anti-secrecy site, states DoJ. US Department of Justice claims Julian Assange tried to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia to steal classified information on his behalf and that could have been published […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 02, 2020
There was no data breach in the cyberattack against Minneapolis Police

Last week a massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack shut down the websites and systems of Minneapolis, but there is no evidence of a breach. Over the weekend, Anonymous demanded justice for George Floyd and threatened to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. George Floyd was killed by a white police officer by kneeling on his neck […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 31, 2020
Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens attacks

The hacktivist collective group Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. Anonymous demands justice for George Floyd and threatens to ‘expose the many crimes’ of Minneapolis Police. George Floyd was killed by a white police officer by kneeling on his neck for more than eight minutes. […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 21, 2020
Tens of thousands Israeli websites defaced

Thousands of Israeli websites have been defaced earlier today, hackers published an anti-Israeli message on their homepage and attempted to implant malicious code. A massive hacking campaign defaced thousands of Israeli websites, attackers published an anti-Israeli message on their homepage and attempted to inject a malware seeking permission to access visitors’ webcams. “Be ready for […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2020
Three Italian universities hacked by LulzSec_ITA collective

The popular Italian hacktivist collective LulzSec ITA claimed via Twitter to have hacked three Italian universities. The popular Italian hacktivist collective LulzSec ITA has announced via Twitter the hack of three Italian universities, highlighting the importance of the cybersecurity for our society. The hacktivists claim that once hacked the universities did not disclose the data […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 18, 2020
Turkish Hackers hit Greek Government websites and local stock exchange

Turkish hackers hijacked for more than 1 hour the official websites of the Greek parliament, some ministries, as well as the country’s stock exchange. While eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar are shutting down oil exports, the group of Turkish hackers named Anka Neferler Tim claimed Friday to have hijacked for more than 90 […]