hacking tools

Pierluigi Paganini March 10, 2020
Hackers use hackers spreading tainted hacking tools in long-running campaign

Who is hacking the hackers? Experts from Cybereason a mysterious hackers group is targeting other hackers by spreading tainted hacking tools. Experts from security firm Cybereason warn of a mysterious group of hackers that are distributing trojanized hacking tools on an almost daily basis for the past years. These hacking tools are used by fellow […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2020
Toll Group shuts down some online systems after ransomware attack

The Australian transportation and logistics giant Toll Group has suffered a ransomware attack that forced it to shut down part of its services. The Australian transportation and logistics giant Toll Group was victim of a ransomware attack, in response to the incident the company has shut down some of its online services. The Toll Group is an […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 12, 2018
Five Eyes Intelligence agencies warn of popular hacking tools

Security agencies belonging to Five Eyes (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) have released a joint report that details some popular hacking tools. Experts from cybersecurity agencies from Five Eyes intelligence alliance have issued a report that provides technical details on most popular hacking tool families and the way to detect and […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 03, 2017
NSA Exploit EternalBlue is becoming even common in hacking tools and malware

Security Experts are observing a significant increase in the number of malware and hacking tools leveraging the ETERNALBLUE NSA exploit. ETERNALBLUE is the alleged NSA exploit that made the headlines with DOUBLEPULSAR in the WannaCry attack. ETERNALBLUE targets the SMBv1 protocol and it has become widely adopted in the community of malware developers. Investigations on WannaCry […]

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 August 25, 2016
Cisco Updates ASA Software to fix the Equation Group’s EXTRABACON exploit

Cisco has started releasing patches for its ASA software to address the Equation Group’s EXTRABACON exploit included in the NSA data dump leaked online. Security firms and IT giants are analyzing the huge archive leaked by the Shadow Brokers crew after the hack of the NSA-linked Equation Group. We reported that some of the exploits […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 20, 2016
NSA BENIGNCERTAIN tool can obtain VPN Passwords from CISCO PIX

Researchers tested the BENIGNCERTAIN tool included in the NSA data dump that allows attackers to extract VPN passwords from certain Cisco devices. Following the disclosure of the NSA dump, IT vendors Cisco and Fortinet issued security patches to fix the flaws exploited by the Equation Group in their products. Now, security researchers have uncovered another […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2015
Does Mr. Robot’s use real Hacking Tools? Which are?

Check out the hacking tools used by Mr. Robot and see why the display of these tools is as realistic as possible. Mr. Robot has been the breakthrough of summer for series lovers, especially for those who are fans of technology and computing. One of the major advantages of Mr. Robot over other series has […]