Published October, 2018 What’s really going on? If you are reading this, you no doubt have read most of the alerts on LoJax the latest fun tool deployed by our friends from OPERATION KRAKEN or one of its groups APT 28. Since 2015 we have been tracking various types of APTs and Nation-State based technology… Read More

Operation KRAKEN

Article date: September 2018 ~ See also: “Operation KRAKEN strikes again” -published 4th of January 2019 The entire world is facing one of the most comprehensive espionage and disruption campaigns in its history. Throughout our research we always found separate attacks that really had us scratching our heads because we saw so many different types… Read More

Hakdefnet Expands in the USA!

We are growing! (Article from September 2018) Its been a very exciting year so far with many updates, much more data, multiple new data centers and whats more important new partners, new headquarters in the USA (East Coast) as well as strategic partnerships with the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range (AZCWR.org) University of Phoenix, CTG Intelligence,… Read More


Article from March 2018 If you have been following this site and the private one previously you will remember the talks and posts about how easy it is to hack voting machines and also the corrilation to voter databases that where out there on the darkweb. Many folks that where “supposed” analysts claimed I didn’t know… Read More

Operation IHAZCOINS – Mining Bots and Crypto Wild West

Article from March 2018 Operation IHAZCOINS the new “Cyber” Espionage and Warfare Use-Case! Back in December 2017 I was asked for my predictions of what are going to be the biggest new risks / threats. One of the topics I talked about was Cyber Currency and the fact that mining rigs are low hanging fruits for… Read More

SpamBotGate / Trent Hunt And all That Jazz

Article from September 2017 Hello Boys and Girls, its been some time since the last post and I thought I would give everyone that reads my ramblings a freebie. As you already know we look for interesting stuff and offer reporting for our customers. Many folks claim to be in the know and sell lots… Read More

@[email protected] – Purging the Interwebz of Phish-Vertising

Article from August 2017 So its been a while since the last post and much has happened, besides the fact that some $Random group as seen fit to install a FinFisher similar “Stealth” interceptor on my Applz Pwn and likely taken snapshots of my awesome body (yeah that’ll break the Internet for sure…).. Anyway moving… Read More

The DarkSide of D3fC0n

Article from August 2017 It was an interesting week at Defcon last Thursday to Sunday. During that week we also had Blackhat and BSidesLV and all these events want pass on information to a diverse community of security and IT folks that are mixed up and come from different countries, ethnicities and also genders. In… Read More

Tool-E-Yo, Tool-E-Yo, Wherefore Art Thou Tool-E-Yo

Article from June 2017 The power of Awareness through Risk Intelligence and Recon is still widely unrecognized… We have had some pretty interesting discussions this week and also have some new customers that we will talk about at some later time. While on the road, many folks who do not do Intelligence or have been… Read More

Operation: House of Cards

Article from June 2017 World Wide Risk Update We are seeing a very advanced intrusion attempt and campaign going on on our website, systems and at some customers and friends (we also assume this is targeting multiple cyber security companies as well). It appears to be at the  Nation-State level and very good tools and attempts… Read More