US Intelligence

Pierluigi Paganini June 02, 2023
Russia’s FSB blames the US intelligence for Operation Triangulation

Russia’s intelligence Federal Security Service (FSB) said that the recent attacks against iPhones with a zero-click iOS exploit as part of Operation Triangulation were carried out by US intelligence. Researchers from the Russian firm Kaspersky have uncovered a previously unknown APT group that is targeting iOS devices with zero-click exploits as part of a long-running […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2017
British teenager admits trying to hack CIA Chief and other top US officials

A British teenager admitted in a British court to have attempted to hack into the computers of top US officials, including former CIA chief John Brennan. On Friday, the British teenager Kane Gamble (18) from Coalville, Leicester, admitted in a British court to have attempted to hack into the computers of top US officials, including former CIA chief John Brennan. Kane […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2017
Member of the ‘Crackas With Attitude’ who hacked US intel officials has been sentenced to 5 years in jail

A member of the hacker group ‘Crackas With Attitude’ who hacked US intel officials has been sentenced to 5 years in jail. A member of the dreaded hacking crew Crackas With Attitude has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. “Justin G. Liverman, aka “D3F4ULT”, 25, of Morehead City, pleaded guilty on January 6. Liverman admitted to being […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2017
US intelligence claims Russian hackers probed electoral networks in 21 US states

According to the US intelligence, Russian hackers tried to compromise electoral networks in 21 unnamed US states, but voting tallies hadn’t been hacked. According to Homeland Security officials, the attack against the 2016 Presidential election was more sophisticated than first thought. In a public hearing into the Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election held by […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2016
Two alleged members of Crackas With Attitude group arrested for hacking US Gov Officials

U.S. authorities have arrested two alleged members of the Crackas With Attitude group involved in dumping details of officials with the FBI and the DHS. The FBI has identified and arrested two men from North Carolina men that are suspected to be members of the notorious ‘Crackas With Attitude‘ hacker group that dumped details of government […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 12, 2016
Shocking, Teen hacker Cracka owned head of US intelligence James Clapper

Head of US intelligence James Clapper owned by the same hacker who broke into CIA director Brennan’s personal email account. According to Motherboard, a hacker associated with the “Crackas With Attitude” group has accessed accounts belonging to the director of National Intelligence, James Clapper. Yes, you are right, Crackas With Attitude is the same teenager who took […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 24, 2015
XCodeGhost Attack – Is Apple’s Biggest Hack Ever linked to the US Intelligence?

Rumors on the Internet are linking the attack based in XcodeGhost to operations conducted by the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). A few days ago principal security firm reported the first major cyber attack on the official Apple App Store, thousands of legitimate applications were infected by the XCodeGhost Malware. Apple announced it is cleaning up the […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 07, 2015
RHINEHART, VoiceRT, how NSA converted spoken words into text

A new collection of documents leaked by Snowden revealed how the US intelligence converts spoken conversation in indexable text with RHINEHART and VoiceRT tools. Following the disclosure of Top-secret documents provided by Edward Snowden everyone is aware of the risks of using any sort of communications methods, what was once private now it isn’t anymore, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 02, 2014
How many queries US Intelligence agencies made to Section 702 content data in 2013?

A letter revealed that all the US Intelligence agencies have queried the Section 702 communications content for US persons in 2013. The Snowden case has caused an earthquake in the US intelligence, it is changing the way the principal US agencies are informing citizens of the some of the operation their ordinary conduct to ensure […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 17, 2014
Cyber warriors fought between the government and the security industry

The demand for cyber security experts continues to raise, the US Government announced further investment to recruit new cyber talents with many difficulties. Cyber security is officially one of the first targets of every government, many countries announced huge investments to improve their cyber capabilities, a great effort that is having a significant impact on budgets and politics. […]