Firefox Zero-day

Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2024
Mozilla fixed Firefox zero-days exploited at Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024

Mozilla addressed two Firefox zero-day vulnerabilities exploited during the Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024 hacking competition. Mozilla has done an amazing job addressing two zero-day vulnerabilities in the Firefox web browser exploited during the recent Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024 hacking competition. The researcher Manfred Paul (@_manfp), who won the competition, exploited the two vulnerabilities, respectively tracked CVE-2024-29944 and […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 30, 2016
The code of a Firefox Zero-Day Exploit used to unmask Tor Users is online

A zero-day exploit in the wild has been used by threat actors to de-anonymize Tor users by executing malicious code on Windows machines. The news is disconcerting and confirms the existence of a zero-day exploit in the wild that’s being used by threat actors to de-anonymize Tor users by executing malicious code on their machine. […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 28, 2014
FBI seized Tormail database, it has the access to all users emails

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized the database of Tormail service for its investigation on cybercrime and illegal online hacking. Do you have used the Tormail Email service to protect your privacy? Are you searching for anonymity online? Well, the revelation regarding Tor Stinks project and many recent news on the spying activity discovered on Tor Traffic made […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 16, 2013
FBI admitted attack against the Freedom Hosting

In an Irish court the FBI Supervisory Special Agent Donahue revealed that FBI had control of the Freedom Hosting company to investigate on child pornography. FBI admitted publicly that the Bureau had compromised the Freedom Hosting, probably the most popular Tor hidden service operator company. The news confirms the suspects raised after that a group of  Security […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 06, 2013
Firefox Zero-day exploited against Tor anonymity

Security researchers found a malicious script that takes advantage of a Firefox Zero-day to identify some users of the Tor anonymity network. My readers know very well Tor network and the capability of the system to remain anonymous under specific conditions. We have used terms such as Deep Web, Dark web and hidden web to remark […]