US Army

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2023
Someone is sending mysterious smartwatches to the US Military personnel

U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division warns that US military personnel have reported receiving unsolicited smartwatches in the mail. The U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Division reported that service members across the military received smartwatches unsolicited in the mail. Upon using these smartwatches, the devices automatically connected to Wi-Fi and began connecting to cell phones unprompted, gaining access to a huge quantity of […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 17, 2020
Hack the Army bug bounty program paid $275,000 in rewards

Hack the Army bug bounty program results: 146 valid vulnerabilities were reported by white hat hackers and more than $275,000 were paid in rewards. The second Hack the Army bug bounty program ran between October 9 and November 15, 2019 through the HackerOne platform. The bug bounty program operated by the Defense Digital Service, along […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2020
US Army banned the popular TikTok app over China security concerns

The U.S. Army this week has banned the popular TikTok app from government mobile amid fear of China-linked cyberespionage. The US Army has banned the use of the popular TikTok app on mobile phones used by its personnel for security reasons. TikTok is a social media app that allows its users to create and share […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2018
Leaked memo suggest NSA and US Army compromised Tor, I2P, VPNs and want to unmask Monero users

The image of a memo leaked online suggests US Army and NSA are able to unmask Tor, I2P, VPNs users and they are working to track Monero, US Army and NSA are able to unmask Tor, I2P, VPNs users and they are working to track Monero, this is the truth revealed by a photo alleged leaked […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 06, 2017
US Army bans use of Chinese DJI drones over cyber security concerns

The US Army has ordered its units to stop using Chinese DJI drones because of “cyber vulnerabilities” in the products. The US Army is going to ban its units from using drones manufactured by the Chinese firm DJI due to “cyber vulnerabilities”. The decision was based on the findings of a research conducted by the Army […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 28, 2015
US Army Experts Call for military bug bounty program AVRP

US Army Military experts urge the establishment of an Army Vulnerability Response Program (AVRP),  a sort of military bug bounty program. What happen when bug hunters have to work with high sensitive environment? An interesting post published by the Cyber Defense Review raises the discussion about the was way to handle vulnerabilities in the information security infrastructure of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2015
SEA – Syrian Electronic Army defaced the US Army website

The hackers of the SEA, the Syrian Electronic Army, defaced the US Army website exploiting an Army’s commercial content delivery network provider. After a short period of silence, the group SEA and defaced the official website of the US Army and added a pop-up message displaying the following text: “Your commanders admit they are training the people they […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 07, 2015
US Air Force located an ISIS command by analyzing a selfie

The US Air Force bombed an ISIS HeadQuarter after tracking location through the analysis of the imaged posted on social media platforms. ISIS members make professional use of social media for propaganda and to recruit new sympathizers, but intelligence agencies are trying to exploit every little mistake to track down the terrorist cells. Air Force […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 04, 2015
Australian 19 year-old who hacked Microsoft and US Army is fugitive

An Australian teenager who hacked Microsoft, Valve and the US Army has left the Australia. The Interpol is searching for him in Europe. An Australian teenager, who had allegedly hacked into Microsoft and the US Army websites left Australia to escape the capture. The Australian authorities have informed the Interpol, which is involved in the research […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 12, 2015
CyberCaliphate group hacked US CENTCOM Social Media Accounts

ISIS supporters have hacked the YouTube and Twitter accounts belonging to the US CENTCOM leaking online internal documents stolen from mobile devices. While Anonymous started the #OpCharlieHebdo campaign against jihadist websites to avenge the attack against the Charlie Hebdo, hackers of the CyberCaliphate group, claiming to support the terrorist group ISIS, have compromised the official […]