Brian Krebs

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2017
Ukrainian Cybercriminal who sent Brian Krebs heroin sentenced to prison in US

The Ukrainian Cybercriminal who tried to get revenge on Brian Krebs for exposing him was sentenced to 41 months in prison in the US. The Ukrainian cybercriminal Sergey Vovnenko (31, aka “Sergey Vovnencko,” “Tomas Rimkis,” “Flycracker,” “Flyck,” “Fly,” “Centurion,” “MUXACC1,” “Stranier” and “Darklife.”) who attempted to get revenge on the notorious cyber security investigator Brian […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 19, 2015
Chip-and-PIN technology has been compromised

A new report published by the popular investigator Brian Krebs show how cyber criminals have compromised chip-and-PIN technology. Recently chip-and-PIN technology started to be adopted in the US because it would improve the security for the customers, merchants and financial institutions. This is true, but the problem is that when the market pushes in one […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 01, 2015
UK police arrested alleged Lizard Squad member

A member of the Lizard Squad hacking group that shutdown the Play Station Network and the Xbox live service networks has been arrested by the UK police. In these days, we have followed the news related to hacking team known as the Lizard Squad who became famous for having ruined Christmas for millions of users of PSN […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 06, 2014
Treasury Dept report confirms Tor network abuse in financial crimes

A non-public report realized by the US Treasury Department found that a majority of bank account takeovers exploits the anonymizing the Tor network. A report from the U.S. Treasury Department found that a majority of bank account takeovers by cyber criminals, affected organizations over the past decade, exploited the anonymizing Tor network. The news is shared by the […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2014
Brian Krebs Hacked … the big hoax

A man has published on PasteBin a fake dump of the database of the popular website KrebOnSecurity managed by the expert Brian Krebs. A few hours ago I received a tweet from the account Narcochaos (@N4rCochaos ) , which informed me and other illustrious colleagues that he has hacked the website of the popular security investigator Brian Krebs ( […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2014
UPDATE – Bugzilla Zero-Day could trigger another Internet earthquake

A zero-day in Bugzilla bug-tracking tool allows anyone to view detailed reports about unfixed vulnerabilities in a wide range of vulnerability repositories. A new vulnerability in Bugzilla is scaring the security industry, it affects the Mozilla’s bug-tracking software, and could have a serious impact. The vulnerability in Bugzilla could be exploited by attackers to view […]