Pierluigi Paganini July 05, 2022
Iranian Fars News Agency claims cyberattack on a company involved in the construction of Tel Aviv metro

Iran’s Fars News Agency reported that a massive cyberattack hit operating systems and servers of the Tel Aviv Metro. Iran’s Fars News Agency reported on Monday that operating systems and servers of the Tel Aviv Metro were hit by a massive cyberattack. The rail system is still under construction and according to The Jerusalem Post, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 11, 2021
Security Affairs newsletter Round 322

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the international press subscribe here. Coop supermarket closes hundreds of stores after Kaseya supply chain ransomware attack Hackers spread backdoor after compromising the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2020
Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin sentenced to 88 months in prison

Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin was sentenced to 88 months in prison for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. The Russian national Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin was sentenced to 88 months in prison in the United States for hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring in 2012. Let’s summarize the criminal activities of the man who was arrested in […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 24, 2016
Hackers breached the “The Standard Hong Kong” newspaper

The hacker @Cryptolulz666 and his colleague @EvoIsGod have broken into the website of the Hong Kong English newspaper “The Standard Hong Kong” (www.thestandard.com.hk) The hackers breached the database of the website and uploaded data to Pastebin. I reached the hackers who confirmed to have hacked the website by exploiting a SQL Injection flaw in their CMS. The hackers posted only […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 10, 2016
Hacker Interviews – Claudio Caracciolo

Today I have interviewed Claudio Caracciolo (@holesec) one of the most renowned Security Professional that works like Chief Security Ambassador for ElevenPaths Claudio Caracciolo (@holesec)  wrote a book and is known for his effective interpersonal skills and his ability as an international speaker. Enjoy the Interview. You are one of the world’s most talented cyber security […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 05, 2015
Cracka hackers who doxed CIA Chief, now hit the FBI Deputy Director

Cracka, the crew of young hackers who doxed the CIA Director John Brennan now hit the FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano ’s wife by hacking her email account. I always say, give a keyboard and internet connection to a kid and he would destroy your company. It is not a joke, the effort needed to launch […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2015
Hackers drain money from Starbucks accounts linked to users’ credit cards

Hackers steal money from Starbucks mobile customers using linked credit cards, nearly 16 million customers who use the company app are at risk. Starbucks is the last victim of scammers, cyber criminals are syphoning money from the credit or debit card linked to the customers’ Starbucks accounts. The attack is quite simple for fraudsters, the criminal […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 06, 2014
Facebook scams – Top 5 categories identified by a 2-year study

A two-year study conducted by researchers at Bitdefender analyzed more than 850000 Facebook scams identifying the most popular frauds. Experts at Bitdefender antivirus software provider have conducted a two-year study on the way crime exploit the popular social network Facebook, the analysis examines nearly 850,000 Facebook scams. The study on Facebook scams analyzed data from different […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 20, 2013
The Hacker Academy on Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is a skill, a profession that requests specific capabilities and the respect of strict rules. Hacking is different from pen testing … Professional hackers are an essential component in today IT landscape, in a previous post I highlighted the great request of the market for so precious figures. Being a hacker is a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 15, 2013
Profession Hacker, it’s shortage for cyber experts

Hacker, a figure considered today one of the most precious professional by Government organizations, private businesses and intelligence agencies. It’s a shortage! All the report produced by principal security firms remark a meaningful increase in the number of cyber attacks against organizations, government offices and private companies. The increased number of cyber incidents is animating […]