Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2019
Zerodium offers $2 Million for remote iOS jailbreaks, and much more

The zero-day broker Zerodium offers $2 million for remote iOS jailbreaks and $1 million for chat app exploits. Zerodium announced it is going to pay up to $2 million for remote iOS jailbreaks that don’t need any user interaction, Previous offers of the company for this kind of exploits was $1.5 million. The company also doubled the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2017
Zerodium is offers $1 Million for Tor Browser Exploits

The company ZERODIUM announced it will pay up to $1 million for fully working zero day exploits for Tor Browser on Tails Linux and Windows OSs. The zero-day broker Zerodium offers $1 million for Tor Browser exploits with the intent to unmask Tor users. The controversial firm will then resell the zero-day exploit for Tor […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 18, 2016
Shadow Brokers launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise 10,000 bitcoins

The group calling itself The Shadow Brokers who hacked the NSA-linked Equation Group announced the launch of a crowdfunding campaign for the stolen arsenal. This summer the hacker group Shadow Brokers hacked the NSA-linked group known as the Equation Group and leaked 300 Mb of hacking tools, exploits, and implants. The Shadow Brokers launched an all-pay auction for the full archive containing the […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 03, 2016
ShadowBrokers complain nobody wants the Euquation Group’s full dump

The ShadowBrokers behind the Equation Group hack is very upset that no one is still bidding on the full dump of the NSA arsenal. Once again we are here to report about the NSA-linked Equation Group and its hacking arsenal leaked online by a group of hackers who called itself TheShadowBrokers. The group of hackers claimed to have […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 19, 2015
w0rm hackers hacked another hacking crew

The popular group of hackers dubbed w0rm breached the hacking forum “Monopoly” offering for sale all data present in its database. This is the classic example of the lack of rules within underground communities, today we will speak about a group of hackers who targeted another group and is offering their data for sale at $500. […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2014
Google is aware of NTP Exploits publicly available

Security researchers at Google have discovered several serious flaws affecting the NTP protocol, which are remotely exploitable by the attackers. Security experts at Google have uncovered several serious flaws in the Network Time Protocol (NTP), including several buffer overflows that are remotely exploitable. The Network Time Protocol is a networking protocol for clock synchronization between […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 23, 2014
VBA malware on the rise, a threat wrongly underestimated

Security experts at Sophos have detected a surge in cyber attacks based on VBA malware, such threats are still very insidious but often underestimated. Experts at SophosLabs observed a surge in VBA malware, according their analysis macro-based malware accounted for 28 percent of all malware attack detected in July, up from just six percent in June, despite […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2014
Reading the Malware Trend Report, Q2 2014 issued by RedSocks

RedSocks Malware Research Labs issued the Malware Trend Report Q2 2014, which contains data evolution of principal cyber threats observed in the second quarter of the year. The Dutch company specializing in Malware detection RedSocks Research Lab. Has published the second quarterly trend report for 2014. The experts have analyzed large numbers of malicious files […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 17, 2014
Elderwood Platform is still providing Zero-Day exploits

Experts at Symantec have discovered that behind the Elderwood Platform there is a still active group which is providing Zero-Day exploit used recently. Do you remember the Elderwood  project? It was September 2012 when Symantec security firm published an analysis that demonstrate the link between a series of cyber attacks against more than 30 companies and the cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 26, 2014
Evolution of the offer in the underground market

RAND nonprofit and Juniper Networks firm published an interesting research on the evolution of the offer in the underground market. The cybercriminal underground is a prolific market able to provide any kind of tools and services for illicit ecosystem, one of the most requested articles is the exploits to compromise Internet users’ machines. Russian-language forums are […]