Hacktivism

Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2023
Hamas-linked APT uses Rust-based SysJoker backdoor against Israel

Researchers reported that a Hamas-linked APT group is using a Rust-based SysJoker backdoor against Israeli entities. Check Point researchers observed a Hamas-linked APT group is using the SysJoker backdoor against Israeli entities. In December 2021, security experts from Intezer first discovered the SysJoker backdoor, which is able to infect Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. The version […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 22, 2023
SiegedSec hacktivist group hacked Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) disclosed a data breach after the SiegedSec hacktivist group leaked stolen human resources data. SiegedSec hacktivists group claimed responsibility for the hack of The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and leaked stolen human resources data. SiegedSec is a threat actor that last year carried out multiple attacks against U.S. organizations, especially […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2023
After ChatGPT, Anonymous Sudan took down the Cloudflare website

After ChatGPT, Anonymous Sudan took down the Cloudflare website with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The hacktivist group Anonymous Sudan claimed responsibility for the massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that took down the website of Cloudflare. Cloudflare confirmed that a DDoS attack took down its website for a few minutes and ponited out that it did not […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 09, 2023
DDoS attack leads to significant disruption in ChatGPT services

OpenAI confirmed that the outage suffered by ChatGPT and its API on Wednesday was caused by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. OpenAI confirmed earlier today that the outage suffered by ChatGPT and its API on Wednesday was caused by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. “We are dealing with periodic outages due to an abnormal traffic pattern […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 08, 2023
North Korea-linked APT BlueNoroff used new macOS malware ObjCShellz

The North Korea-linked APT BlueNoroff used a new strain of macOS malware strain dubbed ObjCShellz, Jamf Threat Labs reported. Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs discovered a new macOS malware strain dubbed ObjCShellz and attributed it to North Korea-linked APT BlueNoroff. The experts noticed that the ObjCShellz malware shares similarities with the RustBucket malware campaign associated with the BlueNoroff APT […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 07, 2023
Pro-Palestinian hackers group ‘Soldiers of Solomon’ disrupted the production cycle of the biggest flour production plant in Israel

Pro-Palestinian hackers group ‘Soldiers of Solomon’ claims to have hacked one of the largest Israeli flour plants causing severe damage to the operations. The Pro-Palestinian hackers group ‘Soldiers of Solomon’ announced that it had breached the infrastructure of the production plant of Flour Mills Ltd, a multinational company engaged in the processing and marketing of […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2023
Pro-Hamas hacktivist group targets Israel with BiBi-Linux wiper

A pro-Hamas hacker group is targeting Israeli entities using a new Linux-based wiper malware dubbed BiBi-Linux Wiper. During a forensics investigation, Security Joes Incident Response team discovered a new Linux Wiper malware they tracked as BiBi-Linux Wiper. Pro-Hamas hacktivist group used the wiper to destroy the infrastructure of Israeli companies. The researchers noticed that the malware […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 29, 2023
IT Army of Ukraine disrupted internet providers in territories occupied by Russia

IT Army of Ukraine hacktivists have temporarily disrupted internet services in some of the territories that have been occupied by Russia. Ukrainian hacktivists belonging to the IT Army of Ukraine group have temporarily disabled internet services in some of the territories that have been occupied by the Russian army. After the invasion of the Crimea and […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2023
#OpIsrael, #FreePalestine & #OpSaudiArabia – How Cyber Actors Capitalize On War Actions Via Psy-Ops

Gaza: Resecurity identified threat actors exploiting the conflict to weaponize psychological operations (PSYOPs) campaigns. Amidst the outbreak of war on the Gaza Strip last weekend, Resecurity (Los Angeles-based cybersecurity company protecting Fortune 100) has identified multiple cyber-threat actors staging online psychological operations (PSYOPs) campaigns to manipulate public opinion regarding the escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict. PSYOPs are […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 10, 2023
Exposed security cameras in Israel and Palestine pose significant risks

Many poorly configured security cameras are exposed to hacktivists in Israel and Palestine, placing the owners using them and the people around them at substantial risk. After the Hamas attacks on Israel, the cyber war has also started between both sides and their supporters. Hacktivists have already targeted SCADA and ICS systems in Israel and Palestine, and […]