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Pierluigi Paganini July 16, 2024
FBI unlocked the phone of the suspect in the assassination attempt on Donald Trump

The FBI gained access to the password-protected phone of the suspect in the assassination attempt on Donald Trump. The independent website 404 Media first reported that the FBI had successfully accessed the password-protected phone of Thomas Matthew Crooks, the deceased suspect in the assassination attempt on Donald Trump. “FBI technical specialists successfully gained access to […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 14, 2020
Trump signed a bill to help small telecoms replace Huawei equipment

This week US President Donald Trump signed a bill that assigns $1 billion to small telecom providers for replacing equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE. US President Donald Trump continues its battle against the Chinese telco giants Huawei and ZTE, this week he has signed a bill that assigns $1 billion to small telecom providers for […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 10, 2017
President Donald Trump Fires the FBI Director James Comey

President Trump on Tuesday fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey due to the FBI’s investigation into alleged links between Trump and Russia. The news has shocked the media, President Donald Trump has fired the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey. The most popular opinion is that Comey was fired […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 14, 2017
Senators want more info on Trump’s personal phone and its defense

Two US senators want detailed info on Trump’s personal phone and the way the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will protect it. Recently security experts warned of the risk of cyber attacks on Trump’s personal phone that may be open to hackers.The news of Trump’s use of an Android smartphone was first reported by The New York […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2016
Donald Trump will control the NSA – what this means for your privacy

Earlier this week, Donald Trump won a stunning election victory that will put him in charge of the world’s most powerful mass surveillance infrastructure. Regardless of which side of the political spectrum you are on, Trump’s control over the NSA is now an indisputable fact, and we think it is worth taking a closer look […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2016
Cozy Bear targets NGOs and Think Tanks in post-election attacks

Cozy Bear launched new spear-phishing attacks against US policy think-tanks aiming to infect their systems with a malware. Trump is the new US President, a few hours after he won the election, a hacking crew powered several spear-phishing attacks against US policy think-tanks aiming to infect their systems with a malware. The security experts believe […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 02, 2016
Recent Windows Kernel zero-day exploited by hackers behind the DNC hack

Executive vice president of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices group revealed that Windows Kernel zero-day recently disclosed was used by the Fancy Bear APT. On Oct. 31, the Google Threat Analysis Group publicly disclosed a vulnerability in the Windows kernel that is actively being exploited by threat actors in the wild. The zero-day could be exploited […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 26, 2016
DNC hackers’ attack was deeper than previously thought

New evidence collected by investigators suggests that hackers that attacked DNC penetrated deeper than previously thought. In June, the security research firm CrowdStrike reported on a cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee (DNS).  CrowdStrike’s incident response time discovered not one, but two hacking groups that it considers “some of the best adversaries out of the all […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2016
Guccifer 2.0 – Lone Wolf or a Fancy Bear?

A hacker using the pseudonymous Guccifer 2.0, claimed responsibility for the cyber-attack on the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Yesterday, we blogged about the cyber-attack on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that led a dossier of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. According to the US-based cyber security company CrowdStrike, two sophisticated Russian espionage groups, COZY […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 16, 2016
Russian Hackers get Cozy with American Politics

The Democratic National Committee’s network was hacked by Russian hackers belonging to nation-state groups that have had access to the group’s communications and databases. Yesterday, the security research firm CrowdStrike reported on a cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee (DNS).  CrowdStrike’s incident response time discovered not one, but two hacking groups that it considers “some […]