hacking tool

Pierluigi Paganini August 24, 2019
Cisco released 4CAN hardware tool to find flaws in automotive computers

Cisco has released a hardware tool, called 4CAN, developed to help researchers to discover vulnerabilities in automotive systems.  Computer systems in modern vehicles are very complex, they contain a huge quantity of devices and units that exchange a lot of data in real-time. These components communicate via the vehicle’s network, dubbed Controller Area Network (CAN). […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 21, 2017
WikiLeaks published the user guide for the CIA Weeping Angel, the Samsung Smart TV Hacking Tool

WikiLeaks published the user guide related to the hacking tool allegedly used by the CIA, code-named Weeping Angel, to hack Samsung Smart TV. WikiLeaks has published a new document included in the Vault7 archive containing technical details about another hacking tool allegedly used by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). This time, the organization has […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2016
PoisonTap hacking tool can compromise any password-protected PC

Samy Kamkar has created a new hacking tool, dubbed PoisonTap, to easily hack into a password-protected computer. PoisonTap is a new hacking tool that could be used by attackers to easily access to a password-protected computer, hijack all its Internet traffic, and also install backdoors. Try to imagine who is the hacker behind this new tool? […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2012
Google used as cyber weapon. New attack method found

True, sometimes the big discoveries are the daughters of the case. That’s what happened to Panos Ipeirotis, a researcher of the New York University, he has discovered a new technique of attack on his Amazon web service using Google Spreadsheets. The methods of attack is a DDoS type and the researcher has named it as Denial of […]