Reports

Pierluigi Paganini September 15, 2015
Cybercrime costs UK businesses about ÂŁ2.8 billion annually

According to a report recently published by the Allianz Global the cybercrime costs UK businesses about ÂŁ2.8 billion annually. According to a report recently published by the Allianz Global the cyber criminal activities costs UK businesses about ÂŁ2.8 billion annually, accounting for 16 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Cybercrime impacts on the global economy with ÂŁ289.6 […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 13, 2015
Vodafone Australia has hacked a Fairfax journalist’s phone

The Telecommunications giant Vodafone denies ‘improper behaviour’ after its employee accessed Natalie O’Brien’s phone records to discover its sources. Vodafone Australia has admitted it hacked a journalist’s phone records for espionage purpose. The company was trying to discover the sources for journalist’s stories, but Vodafone denies any “improper behaviour”. The journalist is Natalie O’Brien and in […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 11, 2015
Cyber criminal crew DD4BC extorts businesses via DDoS

According to a report recently issued by Akamai, the DD4BC criminal group has been responsible for at least 114 DDoS attacks on its customers. According the Akamai firm, the criminal crews known as DD4BC has carried out at least 114 DDoS attacks with an average peak bandwidth of around 13.34 Gbps on its customers since April […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2015
Turla APT Group Abusing Satellite Internet Links

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab published a report on the Turla APT revealing the use Satellite links to control its botnet. According to a new analysis published by the experts at Kaspersky Lab reported that the popular Turla APT group exploited poorly secured satellite infrastructure to hide command-and-control operations. Turla APT was active in the last decade, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2015
Israel is the main source of cyber attacks on Iran

According to a recent report issued by the Mehr news agency, more than 10,000 cyber attacks are detected by Iran every day, mostly from Israel. According to a recent report, more than 10,000 Internet security attacks are detected by cyber security experts in Iran every day, a country that is spending a significant effort to improve […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 01, 2015
MassVet finds unknown malicious apps in app stores in 10 Sec

A group of researchers have developed a method dubbed Mass Vetting (MassVet) to find unknown malicious apps in app stores in 10 Seconds. A group of University researchers has created a new method for detecting malicious apps running on an Android devices called MassVet. MassVet doesn’t use the old method of signatures scanning, instead it compares […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 30, 2015
Report: How Iranian hackers attempt to takeover your Gmail

According to a report published by the Citizen Lab Iranian hackers have elaborated a sophisticated phishing scheme to takeover Gmail accounts. According to a report published by the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, Iranian hackers have elaborated a sophisticated phishing scheme to circumvent security measures that defend Gmail […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 28, 2015
Symantec discovered 49 New Modules of the Regin espionage platform

Symantec revealed the existence of 49 new modules of the Regin espionage platform, a circumstance that suggests that its operators are still active. In November 2014, security experts at Symantec have uncovered the backdoor Regin, a highly advanced spying tool used in cyber espionage campaigns against governments and infrastructure operators.  The Regin malware has been around […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 25, 2015
The relentless ascent of DDoS attacks

The report Q2 2015 State of the Internet published by Akamai states that there has been a multiplying growth in the quantity of DDoS assaults year over year There has been a multiplying growth in the quantity of DDoS assaults year over year, as per Akamai. Keeping in mind assailants’ planer preferred less capable yet […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 16, 2015
Dark marketplaces raked from $300,000 to $500,000 a day

A Study that will be presented at the USENIX Security Symposium shows that principal Dark marketplaces raked from $300,000 to $500,000 a day. We all remind the operation Onymous and the seizure of several black markets operated by law enforcement last year, despite the enormous effort spent every day by the authorities the illicit activities […]