Pierluigi Paganini September 08, 2021
Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor blocks access to 6 VPNs

Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor tightens control of its citizens and blocked access to six virtual private networks (VPNs), including NordVPN and ExpressVPN. Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor tightens the control over the Internet and blocked access to six virtual private networks (VPNs), Hola!VPN, ExpressVPN, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited, Nord VPN, Speedify VPN, and IPVanish VPN. Russian communications […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2021
ProtonMail logged IP address of French activist after foreign request approved by Swiss authorities

A police report revealed that the popular encrypted email service provider ProtonMail shared the IP address of a French activist with the authorities. The privacy friendly end-to-end encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has shared the IP address of anti-gentrification activists with law enforcement authorities, a police report revealed. The police used this information to identify and arrest a […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 21, 2017
Anatomy of Cybercriminal Communications: Why do crooks prefer Skype

Security firm Flashpoint published an interesting paper titled, ‘Cybercrime Economy: An Analysis of Cybercriminal Communication Strategies‘ about cybercriminal communications of threat actors. A recent research by the threat intelligence firm Flashpoint has uncovered how malicious threat actors communicate to share information between them. The research has found out that there is a growing economy in the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 26, 2015
Darknets in the Deep Web, the home of assassins and pedophiles

Security experts at Trend Micro published a report on the Deep Web and related illegal activities that exploit the darknets it contains. Experts at TrendMicro published an interesting report on the Deep Web focusing their analysis on the services and products available in the dark part of the internet that is not indexed by the principal search […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2015
Law enforcement speculates that ISIS is already using Bitcoin

Law enforcement investigating on terrorism and speculate that terrorists including ISIS members already use Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. The ISIS continues to threaten the world, the group is growing in popularity and its operations are increasingly bloody. ISIS has an efficient organizational capability, its strategy of terror is allowing to broaden its reach, and news of the last […]