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Pierluigi Paganini June 11, 2020
Dark Basin, a hack-for-hire group that remained under the radar for 7 years

A hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin targeted thousands of journalists, advocacy groups, and politicians worldwide over 7 years. Researchers from Citizen Lab uncovered the operations of a hack-for-hire group tracked as Dark Basin that targeted thousands of journalists, elected and senior government officials, advocacy groups, and hedge funds worldwide over 7 years. Dark Basin […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 28, 2020
Google TAG report Q1 details about nation-state hacking and disinformation

Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has published today its first TAG quarterly report that analyzes rising trends in nation-state and financially motivated attacks. Google also discloses seven coordinated political influence campaigns that took place on its platforms during Q1 2020. The Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) is a group inside the Google’s security team that […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 12, 2020
A cyber attack hit a port on Strait of Hormuz, Iran said

Iran ‘s officials revealed that hackers compromised and damaged a small number of computers at the port of Shahid Rajaei in the city of Bandar Abbas. Iranian officials announced on sunday that hackers damaged a small number of systems at the port of Shahid Rajaei in the city of Bandar Abbas. Bandar Abbas is the […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2020
COVID-19 disinformation and misinformation campaigns continue to proliferate

COVID-19 disinformation and misinformation campaigns continue to proliferate around the world, with potentially harmful consequences for society. During a COVID-19 crisis, while most of the people have to maintain social distancing and work from home, threat cyber are attempting to conduct disinformation and misinformation campaigns. The main difference between misinformation and disinformation is that the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 08, 2020
Security Affairs newsletter Round 254

A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs 49 million unique email addresses of Straffic Marketing firm exposed online Russian spies are attempting to tap transatlantic undersea cables $1B to help telecom carriers to rip and replace Huawei and ZTE equipment Karkoff 2020: a new APT34 […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2019
Bad News: AI and 5G Are Expected to Worsen Cybersecurity Risks

Experts believe Artificial intelligence (AI) could introduce new cybersecurity concerns, and that the upcoming 5G network could pose new risks as well. Information Risk Management (IRM) recently published its 2019 Risky Business Report. The document shows the results of polling decision-makers in the cybersecurity and risk management sectors to get their expert opinions on things […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 27, 2019
Code Execution and DoS flaw addressed in QEMU

The open-source emulator QEMU is affected by a flaw that could be exploited to trigger a (DoS) condition or gain arbitrary code execution. QEMU (short for Quick Emulator) is a free and open-source emulator that performs hardware virtualization. It emulates the machine’s processor through dynamic binary translation and provides a set of different hardware and device models for the machine, enabling it to run a […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 27, 2019
Hackers inject Magecart multi-gateway skimmer in fake Google domains

Attackers deployed a Magecart credit card skimmer script into fake Google domains used to trick visitors into making online transactions.  Experts at Sucuri discovered threat actors using fake Google domains hosting a Magento skimmer script used to steal payment data when unaware visitors make transactions. The campaign was uncovered when the owner of a website […]