Cyber warfare

Pierluigi Paganini June 24, 2012
Cyber war, the strategic importance of the defense

I was reading an interesting article on the cyber wars I was attracted by the comparison of Stuxnet to the first nuclear bomb detonated at a site nicknamed Trinity in the barren Jornada del Muerto desert of New Mexico on  July 16, 1945. Although the comparison must be done with the proper proportions, it summarizes […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2012
The mystery of a massive cyber attack on Iran

Winds of cyber war blow Iran, the political situation is becoming difficult to manage, exacerbating the tones of a psychological battle growing. After the publishing of the news regarding the genesis of Stuxnet and Flame every actor of the conflict has increased the effort on cyber warfare especially on cyber defense fearing an imminent cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 16, 2012
The malware factory

Article Published on The Hacker New Magazine – June Edition “Malware” With the term malware we refer a heterogeneous family of malicious software designed with the purpose to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to victims systems. With the term we indicate in fact several types of malicious code such as computer […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 15, 2012
US cyber warfare, budget cuts and shortage of cyber experts

The Flame case has raised the question on the real cyber warfare capabilities of every country, we have spoken of the strong commitment of Indian and German government, praising the US capabilities for the involvement in operations such as the “Olympic Games” project. But what are the real cyber capabilities of the United States? No […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 12, 2012
Flame and Stuxnet, the union is strength

During the Global Media and Technology Summit Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, revealed to the Reuters agency that the team of experts of his company has found strong similarities between part of the Flame source code and a 2009 version of Stuxnet. The news is really surprising, the analogies demonstrate that behind the development […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2012
U.S. communication equipments subject to China cyber espionage

The new is disturbing, according to former and current intelligence sources Chinese companies have the ability to remotely access to the communication equipments sold to the United States and Western Countries. The revelation made by the open source intelligence company Lignet reinforces a lot of concerns about the possible presence of backdoors in communications devices […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2012
Google Online Security against state-sponsored attacks

According to a post of Eric Grosse, VP of security engineering at Google, on Google Online Security blog the company is constantly monitoring the web for malicious activity on its systems, with particular attention to attacks made by third parties to illegally access into users’ accounts. Google declared that is ready to adopt measurements to mitigate […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2012
Increasing concerns on cyber warfare capabilities of the North Korea

According to the news published on Korea JoongAng Daily website, North Korea cyber army has been tracked attempting cyber attacks on Incheon International Airport systems spreading a virus planted in game programs. The information has been provided by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency referring that a 39-year-old South Korean man was arrested for involvement and […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2012
Israel between cyber war and cyber warfare business

It’s not a secret, Israel military is one of the most advanced and active cyber army that is using cyber-warfare to attack its enemy in the cyber space. For years Israel conducts cyber espionage and cyber offensive operations that allow the state to operate undisturbed, away from media pressure always attentive to the controversial international policy […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2012
Plan X, new lymph to US cyber warfare capabilities

Recent events have demonstrated the strategic importance of the cyber strategy the needs to chair the cyber space, many experts sustains that the cyber war era is just begun, due this reason the Pentagon is involving the private companies, universities and even computer-game companies to develop technologies to improve its cyber warfare capabilities. Events such […]