Pierluigi Paganini February 03, 2017
Authentication Bypass Vulnerability found in Cisco Prime Home product

The experts at Cisco have discovered a critical authentication bypass vulnerability in the Cisco Prime Home during an internal security testing. Cisco has released a security update for CISCO Prime Home remote management and provisioning solution to fix a flaw that could be exploited to authentication bypass. The experts at Cisco have discovered the critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2015
Second teen arrested in Connection with the TalkTalk breach

A few days after the arrest of 15-year-old in Northern Ireland, the British Police arrested a second in connection with the TalkTalk breach. There is a second arrest for the TalkTalk hack, the UK Police have arrested a second individual as part of the investigation into the recent data breach suffered by the company. Also in […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 27, 2015
15-Year-Old has been identified and arrested for TalkTalk Attack

The UK Metropolitan Police announced to have arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offenses a 15-Year-Old alleged involved in the TalkTalk attack. The UK Metropolitan Police has announced the arrest of a 15-Year-Old in connection to the recent data breach suffered by the British ISP TalkTalk. Law enforcement from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2015
TalkTalk announced hackers have stolen ‘incomplete’ customer bank data

Hackers that recently breached the systems at TalkTalk IPS have stolen ‘incomplete’ customer bank data, states an official announcement issued by the firm. This week the TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has publicly disclosed that four million subscribers  have been impacted by a “sustained cyberattack” that hit its servers. On Friday, the TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding confirmed personally […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2015
TalkTalk CEO confirmed personally receiving a ransom demand

The CEO of TalkTalk confirmed personally receiving a ransom from the alleged attackers, a Russian Islamist group claimed the responsibility of the attack. TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has publicly disclosed that four million subscribers have been impacted by a “sustained cyberattack” that hit its servers. The TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding has now confirmed personally receiving a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 23, 2015
TalkTalk data breach, hackers compromised 4 million customer records

The British Internet Service Provider TalkTalk discloses possible breach and admits some data are not encrypted. The investigation is still ongoing. Another illustrious victim of a data breach is in the headlines, TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has announced that four million subscribers may have been impacted by a “sustained cyberattack” that hit its servers. TalkTalk Telecom […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 24, 2015
A Large Number of Hacking Vulnerable Routers Have Been Released to the Public

Thousands of routers exposed on the Internet by the ISPs are vulnerable to hacking and consequence of attacks on a large scale could be dramatic. ISPs have provided at least 700,000 ADSL routers to the public and unfortunately these kinds of routers have been really vulnerable to every possible hacker who wants to gain the […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 04, 2014
Implications of the crisis in Iraq in the cyberspace

Security Experts at Intelligence firm InterCrawler have analyzed the effect of the crisis in Iraq on the malicious activities in the cyberspace. Cyber threat intelligence firm IntelCrawler has published an interesting post on the repercussion of Iraq Civil disorder on the cyberspace, the company has analyzed the activities within the Iraqi ISP industry discovering worrying signals. […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 11, 2012
KPN hacked, who and when warned users?

The nightmare of every Internet Service Provider has materialized in The Netherlands where KPN company, one of the main ISPs, has stopped to provide any email services after that a group of hackers has published the credentials of more than 500 customers on the internet. Once again to be discussed is the incident management and […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2012
Chinese Attacks on Defense Contractors, 2 clues are evidence

It’s not first time and the news itself doesn’t rapresent a surprise, once again Chinese hacker groups are involved in cyber intelligence operations against western companies with the intent to steal critical information. Symantec Researchers have proved the involvement of Chinese groups in attacks alerting the international community regarding the target attacked, including major U.S. defense […]