March 2012

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Cybercrime: Is your bank on SpyEye's Top 40 list? if not maybe Zeus is

Variants of the SpyEye trojan target banks using a plugin called webinject.txt.

The "Face" of hacktivism?: Inside Anonymous hack of Stratfor

A reader of Venture Beat bemoans $300 USD in fraudulent charges placed on his credit card after the number was stolen from Austin, Texas security firm Stratfor Forecasting, Inc.  The hooligans charged $300 to his account, buying hooded sweatshirts.  

 

Drone for freedom or cyber threat? The Pirate Bay idea

Massive Google Hacking List 2012

This google hacking list includes over 1000 ways to gain information via Google hacking. This list has been obtained via Pastebin and after some research you can see that there is an 2008 version here

Hacker 0xOmar: Secret data leaked from Virtual Israeli Air Force Schools

The hacker 0xOmar targeted the Virtual Israeli Air Force websites. In total the hacker attacked 4 websites. 0xOmar published his gathered information on pastebin. You can find 0xOmar his website here. 

0xOmar has targeted multiple websites before. You can see the list of 0xOmar pastebins at the bottem of the page. 

STRATFOR: Emails Expose Eu And Covert War Waged By Israel Against Iran

 February 26th, 2012, The Publisher Wikileaks started to publish The Global Intelligence Files. These Intelligence files consist of over 5 million emails from the Texas headquartered “global intelligence” company Stratfor. In the email titled Isreal/Iran Barak Hails Munitions Blast In Iran, reveals a covert war between Israel and Iran. This email also reveals Israel’s largest military partners. Link to emails here. Further information on how Israel can not live with a nuclear Iran can be found here courtesy of Cablegate.

 

Anonymous fake OS, who is behind it?

In recent days, by chance I discussed with colleagues the relationship between the Vatican and Anonymous groups because I consider the Holy See a very attractive target for several reason. A few hours later the site of Vatican went down, while I was writing of the possibility of OpBlackout and regarding the basting operations to discredit the group in terms of media.

As repeatedly noted, hacktivism is not negligible, I believe it is the true phenomenon of the last decade that can change in a radical mode the policies and the choices at the global level of several countries. Contrary to what many think, Anonymous groups as well as stimulate dialogue on the technological effectiveness of many defense systems, focuses on many hot topics for today's society.

Anonymous’ new timeline of FBI infiltration suggests Antisec may have been an FBI creation

Today, the @YourAnonNews Twitter account theorized that Antisec, which was created just before LulzSec began retreating into Anonymous, was in fact the creation of the FBI.

At the time of Antisec’s inception, there was some chatter within the hacking community that LulzSec created Antisec in order to stage some misdirection—to get authorities looking elsewhere.
 
Almost simultaneously, if memory serves, some observers were even suggesting that government authorities, whether in the US or UK and elsewhere, were bearing down on LulzSec.
 
YourAnonNews has created a document laying out the timelines of the FBI’s activity with Sabu and the rise of Antisec, and it’s a very enlightening read.
 
For instance, the first mention of Antisec occurs on June 4, 2011, when The Lulz Boat Twitter feed tweets, “So gather round, this is a new cyber world and we’re starting it together. There will be bigger targets, there will be more ownage. #ANTISEC.” On June 7th, as we know, the FBI paid a visit to Sabu and got him singing arias.
 

Malware: Scientist implanted with RFID Chip gets computer virus

But Dr Gasson deliberately infected the chip with a computer virus, which was then automatically