Pierluigi Paganini May 24, 2017
Target agreed to pay $18.5 Million over 2013 data breach

Target, the US retail giant, has entered a settlement with the US Attorneys General and it has agreed to pay $18.5 million over the 2013 data breach. Target, the US retail giant, has entered a settlement with the Attorneys General of 47 states and it has agreed to pay $18.5 million over the data breach […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 26, 2015
Health records are the new goldmine for hackers

According to Top CSO news website, security experts predict that “Health records are worth more and easier to get than credit card data” The rise in health data breach headlines, may not necessarily suggest an increase in actual data breaches. It’s possible that organizations are just getting better at discovering that they’ve been breached, so […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 03, 2015
Target Hackers Hit Third Parking Service

Criminal crew behind Target and Home Depot data breaches is now targeting online parking reservation services, Book2park is the third victim since December. The hacking crew hackers behind the data breaches of the retail chain Target and Home Depot are now threatening parking lots according to the recent report published by the popular investigator Brian Krebs. […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2014
Voxis, the platform for automating rogue credit card charges is available in the underground

A group of cybercriminals is proposing in the underground an application for automating rogue credit card charges dubbed Voxis platform. The cyber criminal ecosystem has a new tool in its arsenal called Voxis, the Voxis Platform is a payment gateway application which can send batches of stolen card charges to multiple gateway processors automating their returns before acquiring banks […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 03, 2014
JPMorgan – 76 million households and 7 million small businesses account exposed

The cyberattack that compromised systems at JPMorgan Chase exposed accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses. Data related nearly 76 million households and seven million small business accounts were exposed in the recent hack of the JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) systems occurred during the summer, making it one of the biggest data breaches in history. […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2014
Trustwave analyzed of point-of-sale malware

Experts at Trustwave analyzed point-of-sale malware providing data related principal code used, exfiltration and persistence techniques implemented. Trustwave firm as published an interesting report on the point-of-sale malware based on its investigation on different breaches involving payment card data. The experts at Trustwave have examined a large amount of malware that targets point-of-sale devices, this family of malicious code is […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 21, 2014
Hackers have stolen credit card data from 51 UPS stores in the US

Hackers have compromised with a malware the system at 51 UPS Stores across the United States, customers’ credit card data may have been exposed. UPS is the last clamorous victim of a gang of cybercriminals from Eastern Europe, the bad actors behind the cyber attack has compromised 51 UPS Stores across the United States. The investigators […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 22, 2014
Chip-and-PIN cards easily cloning with the pre-play attack

A team of British researchers discovered a series of security flaw, Pre-Play Vulnerability, which allow Chip-and-PIN Payment Card Cloning. The recent incident to the US giant retailers Target and Neiman Marcus has raised the debate on the real level of security of credit/debit cards used by US citizens, in response VISA and Mastercard are accelerating the migration […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 21, 2014
eBay database compromised, change your password now

The giant eBay suffered a serious data breach which exposed data in its database. Customer information, including personal data and password were violated. The Giant Ebay is victim of data breach, during a cyber attack the hackers violated company database accessing to personal data and user credentials. In response to the incident the company is notifying its customers […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2014
US retailer Michaels Stores confirms card data breach

After Target and Neiman Marcus, also US retailer Michaels Stores confirms card data breach occurred early this year, the second one in the company hystory. Early this year was spread the news that Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, was the victim of a severe data breach. Michaels Stores Inc. retailer was […]