Pierluigi Paganini May 22, 2016
Journalists get scammed trying to buy an AK47 in the Dark Web

Producers from the German broadcaster ARD have conducted an interesting experiment to demonstrate how to buy a weapon on the dark web. When journalists write about the black markets hosted on the dark web always describe these places as crucial aggregators where it is possible to buy any kind of illegal product and service. A keyboard, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 12, 2016
Covert Communication Techniques Used By Next Gen High Tech Terrorists

With the advent of technology, terrorists have changed their strategies and converted themselves into high-tech & sophisticated groups. “While Osama Bin Laden had his fingers on the trigger, his children have their fingers on the mouse.” Intro Until now people have fought for food, water or territory, but today the definition and motivation of fighting […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2016
How terrorists abuse online services for propaganda?

Researchers at TrendMicro have analyzed online activities of terrorists identifying the techniques and tools used for their propaganda. Using vulnerabilities in software, websites, and web applications as attack vectors, hosting malicious components in cloud services. Other than this if there’s any service getting launched in the future, there will be always chances of abuse. Experts […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 05, 2016
Isis hackers claim to have infiltrated the UK Ministry of Defence

Pro-ISIS hackers belonging to the Islamic State Hacking Division group brag they have planted a mole at the heart of British Intelligence. Last week pro-ISIS hacker group who is calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division has published a “Kill list” of dozens of American military personnel purportedly involved in drone strikes against the IS in […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2016
Governance rules give more cyber power to the Europol

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee has approved new governance rules that give Europol new cyber powers to tackle down terrorists online. The Europol, the European Police Agency, gets new cyber powers to fight against terrorists online. The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee has approved new governance rules by a massive majority. The fight against […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 27, 2016
Pro-ISIS Hackers issued Kill List Of US Gov personnel

Pro-ISIS hackers belonging to the United Cyber Caliphate issue a kill list that includes dozens of U.S. government personnel. A few days ago, the US Government announced the first attack conducted by the Cyber Command against members of the ISIS online. The US Cyber Command will run hacking operations and use cyber weapons to destroy computer […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2016
The US Cyber Command started the attacks on the Islamic State

The US Government has announced to have launched a series of cyber attacks against the Islamic State coordinated by the Cyber Command. The US Government has launched its cyber offensive against the coordinated by the Cyber Command. The strategy is clear, the use of hacking operations and cyber weapons will aim to destroy computer systems […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 19, 2016
The CIA’s Massive Expansion in Social Media Surveillance is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

The US intelligence is massively expanding in Social Media surveillance pushing new technologies, including artificial intelligence for data mining In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital firm, has been pursuing various new technologies, including artificial intelligence for data mining, computer algorithms that can detect insider threats and robots which are able to seize delicate objects. This is […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2016
Homeland Security – US Consular Consolidated Database vulnerable to cyber attacks

According to the results of an internal review, the US passport and visa Consular Consolidated Database (CCD)  database is open to intrusion. According to the results of an internal review of the US State Department, the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD) is vulnerable to cyber attacks. The State Department considers the CCD as an “unclassified but […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2016
Following revelations on Paris attacks, US lawmakers target burner phones

Paris terrorists used burner phones and US lawmakers have proposed a bill that would force retailers to record the identity of the buyers of these devices. Law enforcement and intelligence agencies worldwide are fighting against terrorist organizations operating in their territories, but investigations are hampered by the use of encrypted communications. After the Paris attacks, intelligence agencies […]