Security

Pierluigi Paganini March 02, 2012
Thin line between advertising and violated privacy

We live in an information age in which contemporary society is like a sponge that produces and consumes extraordinary amounts of information, at this time the new power is the detention of the most data on whatever is around us. The technological processes of the last decade have influenced, as never before, the experience of […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 01, 2012
Windows 8 and Android kill switch, threats to privacy

The news is sensational and is associated with the imminent spread of the new operating system from Microsoft, Windows 8. The Redmond has announced in its systems the presence of a “kill switch” feature, a system that allows the company to remotely access the terminal to proceed with the killing of processes that could cause […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 29, 2012
Young cyber army, cyber threat or resource to enhance?

We live in economically tumultuous days and even more in the cyberspace. Not a day goes by that you do not observe a striking hack, yet another multinational ridiculed and made bare and vulnerable to human eyes. It’s happened with Sony, with RSA with Stratfor, clay giants collapsed at the hands of groups of hactivists, a […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2012
Cyber arms race, too many shadows on the future

The Mehr News Agency has published a declaration of brigadier general Gholamreza Jalali collected during an official conference that demonstrate the high interest in warfare of Iran. “The US is downsizing its army for bigger cyber defense infrastructure. So countries like Iran also have to set up and upgrade their cyber defense headquarters and even [build] […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 23, 2012
GPS Spoofing, old threat and new problems

For several years are known vulnerabilities of GPS systems, but the wide use of these technology in today’s society need a continuous reassessment of the risks we are exposed. The first report in which they were discussed threats to technology is known as the “Volpe Report” that describe which are the main reasons to consider […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 22, 2012
Critical infrastructures & manipulation of the name Anonymous

What are the main dangers for our infrastructures? Too much threats which any country is exposed. The situation is bleak, suddenly the sectors of defense found themselves vulnerable to cyber threats. Once nations shown their proud arms, flaunt power, intimidating opponents in this way. Today the way of fighting is radically changed, the battleground is […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2012
Google code used to circumvent privacy protections … true or false?

The Wall Street Journal in recent days has published a report on the activities of the Google company against Apple’s users using the Safari browser installed on all products of the company (Mac, iPhone and iPad). It was discovered a mechanism by which Google traced and memorized every online user’s action through cookies, circumventing the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2012
Stopped antivirus for Iran, controversial penalty

I have just read the news that Iran will be banned the purchase of antivirus systems, a kind of technological embargo with clear reference to the virus Stuxnet and the need of the country to prevent further infection to any control systems of critical infrastructures, nuclear plants first. The new has been made public by […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 18, 2012
DNSChanger and the FBI’s internet blackout on 8 March

For several days the news circulating online about a planned blackout of Int the rnet for million of users on 8 March decided by FBI to deal with cyber threats. The enemy to fight is named DNSChanger Trojan, a malware that has infected milion of computers all over the world in more than 100 countries. The story begins […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2012
Censorship – Why Anonymous is interested to the Great Firewall of China?

  The Chinese government is famous for the high level of monitoring implemented on the internet and in the specific on all the new social media, that is the modern form of censorship, a model that several countries all over the world are taking for example.  Nothing is changed, the government plans to continue censoring […]