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Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2022
Ukrainian national sentenced to 4 years in prison for selling access to hacked servers

A 28-year-old Ukrainian national has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling access to hacked servers. Glib Oleksandr Ivanov-Tolpintsev, a 28-year-old Ukrainian national, has been sentenced to four years in prison for selling access to comprised servers on the dark web. The man was arrested in Poland in October 2020 and pleaded guilty […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2021
Western Digital SanDisk SecureAccess flaws allow brute force and dictionary attacks

Vulnerabilities in the Western Digital SanDisk SecureAccess can be exploited to access user data through brute force and dictionary attacks. Western Digital has released updates for its SanDisk SecureAccess software to fix multiple vulnerabilities that can be exploited to access user data by carrying out brute force and dictionary attacks. The SanDisk SecureAccess software, now […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 06, 2017
Hackers leak WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of WWE Diva Paige

A new batch of WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of the WWE celebrity Diva Paige was published on a popular celebrity leak website. In March, hackers leaked online nude photos and videos of WWE Diva Paige (real name is Saraya Jade-Bevis), and now a new batch of x-rated images of the celebrity appeared on the Internet. […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2017
Brute Force 900k + Attempts on a New Server

Brute Force Attack Report – This article is going to cover an attack we have had on a new network from the second it was connected to the internet. Instantly we were collecting data showing the determination of people trying to gain “root” access to our Server. Our data shows us that on the 21/August/2017 […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2017
Hackers exploited an Instagram flaw access celebrity profile data

An Instagram flaw allowed hackers to access profile information for high-profile users, the incident was confirmed by the company. Instagram has recently suffered a possibly serious data breach with hackers gaining access to the phone numbers and email addresses for many “high-profile” users. Hackers recently accessed personal information of “high-profile” users, including phone numbers and email […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 30, 2017
Selena Gomez Instagram hacked! Hackers post Bieber nude photos

Selena Gomez Instagram account has reportedly been hacked. Nude photos of singer Justin Bieber have been published by hackers. Unknown hackers have compromised the Instagram account owned by Selena Gomez and posted nude photographs of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber. The hack doesn’t seem to be associated with the recent Fappening 2017 hack or previous Fappening cases that […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 23, 2017
Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, and others leaked

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, Kristen Stewart, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have been posted online by a celebrity leak website. It has happened again, another wave of Fappening makes the headlines. Once again celebrities have been targeted by crooks, and unfortunately, they continue to ignore security fundamentals. Once again […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2017
Linux Shishiga malware, a threat in dangerous evolution

Malware researchers from security firm ESET have discovered a new Linux threat dubbed Shishiga malware targeting systems in the wild. Malware researchers from ESET have discovered a new Linux malware dubbed Linux/Shishiga targeting systems in the wild. The Linux/Shishiga malware uses four different protocols (SSH, Telnet, HTTP and BitTorrent) implements a modular architecture by using Lua scripts. […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 16, 2016
Man behind The Fappening case charged with hacking celebrity accounts

Pennsylvania man behind the Fappening case Charged with hacking Apple and Google e-Mail accounts belonging to more than 100 people. The culprit of the popular Fappening case may have a name, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday that it charged Ryan Collins, 36, of Pennsylvania for hacking Apple and Google E-Mail accounts […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2016
Expert discovered how to hack any Facebook account

A security researcher has discovered a Facebook password reset vulnerability that allowed him to brute force into any FB account. The security researcher Anand Prakash has discovered a password reset vulnerability affecting Facebook. The critical vulnerability could be exploited by attackers to hack into any FB account launching a brute force attack. “This post is about a simple vulnerability […]