brute forcing

Pierluigi Paganini February 11, 2014
Honey Encryption deceives attackers with fake data

Honey Encryption is the name of a new approach to encryption, elaborated by the independent researcher Ari Juels, based on misleading results. Honey Encryption, this is the name for a new approach to encryption to deceive attackers by presenting them with fake data presented by the independent researcher Ari Juels. Ari Juels, who has worked as chief […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 19, 2013
Cybercrime-as-a-Service, the rise of hacking services

Security expert Dancho Danchev profiled one of the numerous hacking services offered in the underground highlighting new trends in the cybercrime ecosystem. With the term attack-as-a-service model is indicated the practice to outsource all the phases of an attack to specialists instead to rent tools and architecture to conduct personally the illegal activities (Malware-as-a-Service). Danchev […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 19, 2013
Brute-forcing applications spotted in the wild … pros and cons

Brute forcing applications spotted in the wild demonstrates the continual interest of cybercrime … What is the limitations of this attack technique? Cybercrime industry has a fervent creativity and  new products are daily offered in the underground. I desire to close this week with a look to the offer on the black market speaking of brute-forcing applications […]