Pierluigi Paganini April 15, 2016
Former Reuters Matthew Keys sentenced to 2 years for hacking

This week the former Reuters journalist Matthew Keys was sentenced to two years in prison for helping the Anonymous collective in computer hacking. Matthew Keys, a former Reuters journalist, who was convicted in October 2015 of supporting the Anonymous collective, has been sentenced to 24 months in prison for computer hacking charges. Keys has been […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 13, 2016
British Govt vs Lauri Love, it’s battle for encryption keys

The British Government is attempting to force the hacktivist Lauri Love to hand over his encryption keys to access data stored in his seized laptop. Lauri Love is the hacktivist accused of breaking into Government networks, now the UK NCA wants to oblige him to hand over encryption keys to equipment seized from his home. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2016
Cyber Justice Team claims a massive Data Leak from the Syrian Gov

The Cyber Justice Team claims a massive Data Leak from the Syrian Government, more than 43 GB of Data available Online The hacker group named Cyber Justice Team leaked 10 GB of compressed data (when decompressed are over 43 GB of data) from several Syrian government and private companies. The group claimed to have hacked Linux […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2016
Anonymous Philippines hacked the COMELEC. It is the biggest government related data breach

Anonymous Philippines hacked the COMELEC database, the incident exposed records of more than 55 million voters, it is the biggest gov-related data breach. A few days ago I reported the news on the availability online of a database containing data of more than 50 million Turkish citizens, now IT security community is discussing another clamorous data […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 04, 2016
DB with records of 50 Million Turkish Citizens Leaked Online. Are they recycled data?

A database containing records of 50 Million Turkish Citizens appeared online in the weekend. Is it a new or a recycled archive? Details of almost 50 Million Turkish citizens have been leaked online, the bulk data was hosted on a server with the IP address The archive was published during the weekend, the publishers claim they it belongs […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 19, 2011
Duqu – The worst may still have to come for critical infrastructures

Duqu, a name that we are reading since several months and with whom we have called a malware that scares the scientific community for some features we will shortly describe. I wrote a lot in this blog about Duqu and on more than one occasion we have raised doubts about the genesis of the agent. […]