Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2023
Hacktivists hacked Iranian State TV during President’s speech on Revolution Day

The Ali’s Justice (Edalat-e Ali) hacker group broke into the State TV broadcast during the President’s speech on Revolution Day. A collective of hackers that calls itself Ali’s Justice (Edalat-e Ali) disrupted the transmission of an Iranian State TV and radio station and aired the slogan “Death to Khamenei” asking Iranians to withdraw their money […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 02, 2022
Anonymous leaked 15 GB of data allegedly stolen from the Russian Orthodox Church

Anonymous claims to have hacked the Russian Orthodox Church ‘s charitable wing and leaked 15 GB of alleged stolen data. Anonymous continues to target Russian government entities and private businesses, this week the group claimed to have hacked the private firms Thozis Corp and Marathon Group owned by oligarchs. Now the collective announced the hack of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 22, 2016
Hacker Interviews – The r00t

Today I have interviewed The r00t, a young and skilled hacktivist that participated in many hacking campaigns online, he is a former Lulzsec volunteer. He assumed the name r00t recently, he was known with a different pseudonymous online, but he preferred to remain anonymous. The interview is very interesting, enjoy it! Hi, you are a young talented […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2015
#OpISIS Anonymous published a list of 70 pro ISIS websites

A group of hackers linked to Anonymous published a list of websites alleged supporting propaganda activities of the Islamic State (ISIS). In the last weeks, hacktivists linked to the Anonymous collective declared war to members of the ISIS and announced a large-scale campaign against the websites used by the terrorists for propaganda. According to The […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2015
Anonymous vigilantes are fighting against the ISIS propaganda

The New York Times reported that a group of hackers is interfering with the activities made through social media by members of the ISIS group. According to The New York Times hackers are targeting accounts used by ISIS members for propaganda and recruit new sympathizers. A group of hackers using the pseudonyms of TouchMyTweets, The Doctor and IS Hunting are targeting suspected ISIS […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 11, 2014
AirChat project supported by Anonymous to secure communications

Entities claiming to be part of Anonymous collective are working to put together a secure communications project named Airchat based on ham-radio Fldigi modem controller. Entities claiming Anonymous affiliation are supporting the AirChat project, available for consultation on the Github, for the design of  a secure communication based on the open source ham-radio Fldigi modem controller. “We traded bandwidth for freedom, or […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2014
US Government coordinated hacktivist to hit foreign governments

Hacktivist Hector Xavier Monsegur, former leader of LulzSec collective, may have coordinated state-sponsored attacks for the U.S. Government. The New York time published the news that an FBI informant, Hector Xavier Monsegur, coordinated in 2012 a campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites. In many cases we discussed the possibility to exploit hacktivism to support […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2013
Jeremy Hammond on state-sponsored hacktivism

Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, during the process he declared that FBI directed my attacks of Anonymous on foreign governments. Jeremy Hammond, the popular Anonymous hacktivist considered the principal responsible for the disclosure of thousands of emails from the private intelligence firm Stratfor was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 16, 2013
FBI warns of US government networks violated by Anonymous

The FBI is warning that members of the Anonymous hacking collective have violated networks belonging to multiple government agencies stealing sensitive data The Reuters agency reported that members of the hacktivist group of Anonymous  secretly violated U.S. Government networks in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information. The FBI warned that the hacking campaign began almost […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2013
Anonymous OpNSA Campaign – OSINT to predict DDoS attacks on Nov 5th

  OpNSA analyzed with OSINT techniques based on the correlation of media activities and physical protests. The analysts provided a forecast on next attacks. Web Intelligence analysis alerts on early signs of an Anonymous cyber campaign dubbed OpNSA that as usual will address with DDoS attack principal US Government websites. Security experts don’t exclude the […]