Pierluigi Paganini October 03, 2016
UK is going to open the National Cyber Security Centre with 700 experts

The UK Government confirms the opening of the UK first national anti-cybercrime centre, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). UK confirms to be one of the most advanced countries on cyber security and announce the imminent opening of the UK’s first national anti-cybercrime centre, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). The anti-cybercrime centre will open in London […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 24, 2016
Ardit Ferizi, the hacker who helped ISIS to share a Kill List of US Military Personnel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison

The hacker Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, who helped ISIS to share a Kill List of US Military Personnel has been sentenced to 20 years in a US prison Months ago, I reported you the story of Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, who is the hacker that supported the ISIS organization by handing over data for 1,351 US […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 20, 2016
How an insecure messaging app led to fall of a terrorist organization in Turkey?

MIT (Turkish Intelligence Agency) has hacked one-single server of a messaging app in Lithuania in order to identify members of an Islamic terrorist group. Within the harshness of political controversies turned up in Turkey with the recent coup attempt at July of 15th [1], it seems that a cyberwar between MIT [2] (Turkish National Intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016
Major Europol’s operation against online terrorist propaganda

The Europol processed 1 677 media content and social media accounts in six languages containing violent online terrorist propaganda. Recently the European law enforcement agency EUROPOL announced the constitution of a cyber unit focused on fighting the online terrorist propaganda. The Agency now announced to have processed 1677 media content and social media accounts in […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 21, 2016
Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts belonging to the ISIS in 6 months

Twitter announced it has shut down 360,000 terrorist-related accounts since last year, Daesh traffic on its platform has plummeted by 45 percent in 2 years. Social media platforms are privileged instruments for the ISIS propaganda, members of the terror organization make a large use of social media like Twitter to share images and news about […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 16, 2016
The unmanned jihad in the sky

UAV – “Go ahead, look up [points to the sky] … see the drone? No? It’s alright, because the drone sees you. Sees your face. We know who you are.” The scene is from the movie “13 hours – The secret story of the soldiers of Benghazi”: as the member of Ansar al-Sharia looks up, […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2016
ZITiS is the new German Government cyber unit in wake of terror attacks

The German Government announced last week the creation of a new cyber security unit named ZITiS to tackle terrorists online in a wake of terror attacks. The fear of a terror attack is pushing every government and international law enforcement agencies in an additional effort to tackle the activity of the ISIS radical group online. The German government has announced […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 04, 2016
ISIS members shared a list of targets in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia on a Telegram group

The Israeli intelligence firm Intsights has breached a Telegram ISIS group, members shared info on US bases in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia. The Israeli security firm Intsights claims to have breached a Telegram group run by jihadists that were planning to attack a list of US bases in Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia. The company announced to […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 18, 2016
Hacker Interviews – Zeus Anon

Enjoy the interview with Zeus Anon to understand which phenomena are influencing the cyberspace and how hackers are fighting the ISIS online propaganda. I’m continuing to interview hackers that every day fight against the ISIS supporters, people that live in the shadow that are engaged in hard battles. Enjoy the interview! Hi Zeus, first of […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 16, 2016
Hacker Interviews – WauchulaGhost, a Ghost that hacks for our children

Enjoy the interview with WauchulaGhost (@wauchulaghost), one of the most active hackers in the fight against the IS online. Military, law enforcement, and hackers have the same the same goal, disrupt the propaganda activities managed by the Islamic State and interfere with IS daily functions, like paying its fighters. There is a silent cyber army of […]