Unauthorized Access

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2016
GitHub said that leaked passwords were used to access its accounts

On Tuesday evening Github became aware of unauthorized attempts to access a large number of its accounts, in response the company has reset their passwords. GitHub announced it has reset the passwords of a number of accounts after the company noticed unauthorized access. The hackers used credentials leaked online after the numerous data breaches suffered […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 19, 2014
Asus router users still vulnerale to remote hacking

Asus routers are still vulnerable to remote hacking after months of the disclosure of the flaw that allows hackers to access to the device-connected drive. Ars security portal reported that hackers expose eight-month-old weakness in Asus routers by leaving a message on victims’ drives. An Ars reader claimed to have found a strange message browsing the content of his external […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 14, 2014
ASUS Routers setting could expose users data on Internet

A default setting in Asus Routers allows an attacker to remotely access data archived on a USB media storage connected to the devices. Swedish users reported an alleged vulnerability in Asus Routers that allows an attacker to remotely access data archived on a USB media storage directly connected to the devices. Asus and many routers […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 13, 2014
Cisco confirmed that a Backdoor affects small business devices

Cisco confirmed the presence of a Backdoor that affects small business devices. The flaw was discovered by the French hacker Eloi Vanderbeken weeks ago. Cisco has recently disclosed (Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20140110-sbd) the presence of a backdoor in different small business networking devices, it is an undocumented Test Interface that could be exploited by attackers to […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2014
Netgear, Linksys and many other Wireless Routers have a backdoor

The French hacker Eloi Vanderbeken discovered the presence of a backdoor in principal models of routers including Netgear, Linksys and Cisco. The presence of a backdoor in the commercial routers it is no more a surprise, we found flawed firmware in the popular D-Link in the past and now it seem that a similar problem […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2013
D-Link upgrades its firmware to fix backdoor presence

D-Link company has recently released a new version of firmware to fix backdoor vulnerability in various network device models. Last October the security expert Craig Heffner discovered a backdoor inside different D-Link routers. Craig published an interesting blog post on “/dev/ttyS0″ on the reverse engineering of the backdoor (CVE-2013-6027) present in many D-Link devices, it described how […]