Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2012
North Korea, why too many see it as a cyber threat?

In the recent years we have seen increasing attention from governments in the presidium of the cyber space. The concept of cyber warfare has become reality with the materialization of new threats that can strike unpredictably with a real destructive power like conventional weapons. In a period of radical changes are narrow new alliances and […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2012
Rim, Nokia and Apple. Monitoring, interferences and violated privacy

What I want to discuss today is the interference of governments in what should be the private business and what are the consequences of an attitude so invasive. The news of this hour is that Nokia, RIM and Apple have provided to the Indian government, particularly its militia, a backdoor that provides the ability to control […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2012
“Cyber China” From Operation Aurora to China Cyber attacks Syndrome

Cyber China is considered the most active persistent collector of Western intelligence and intellectual property, is it a syndrome or China represents a real threat? When we think of China in relation to cyber warfare, we imagine an army of hackers hired by the government in a computer room ready to successfully attack any potential target. China […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 06, 2012
The nightmare backdoor , reflections on the case Huawei

Just at this time I came across an interesting discussion proposed by a colleague on the possible presence of a backdoor in the devices of Huawei company. The news in itself is terrifying, even if it is discussed for years. The presence of a backdoor once again raises the issue of qualification of the hardware, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2012
Why the use of a cyber weapon has proved a winner?

In recent months one of the topics of greatest interest in the international scientific community has been the development of new cyber weapons to use against hostile countries. What dominates, without any doubt, was the use of viruses and other malware to attack critical infrastructure of the opponents. The Stuxnet case did school, for sure […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2012
The strategic importance of censorship in search engines

Every day, billions of people making an unimaginable number of searches through search engines. Complex algorithms seek to recover in the shortest possible time and with greater sorrowfulness the requested information. We may venture that a good 80% of Internet users interact with the web through these powerful applications. But the engines are much more, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 01, 2012
Hardware qualification, a must in a cyber strategy

We live in the era of free technology market , devices and appliances of all kinds can be found on a global market without particular problems. But when you make a purchase of hardware which is the main attribute that influences the final choice? Obviously price is an essential component that is very heavy on […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2011
Stuxnet, Duqu and the sons of the “Tilded” platform

We all have heard of Stuxnet viruses, malware that has undoubtedly marked a new era in the field. It is considered by experts the first real cyber weapon developed to infect control systems present in some of Iran’s nuclear facilities. With Stuxnet was, in fact, introduced a new concept of malware, a broad-spectrum deadly weapon […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2011
GSM mobile … the insecure network

The latest discovered vulnerability in GSM ( Global System for Mobile) technology is worrying many telecom operators of several countries due to their impact on an audience of billions users. Some experts in the Security Research Labs in Berlin have shown how to get the remote control of mobile phones to send SMS and make calls. […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 28, 2011
Iran threat … are we close to the conflict?

These days, there are countless news regarding the Iranian government and its ability to pursue its objectives of a cyber strategy. Winds of war, many swear that the next conflict could involve the much disputed nation. That something has changed in recent weeks is palpable, the Tehran government has used more than one occasion events […]