Pierluigi Paganini October 17, 2015
The ISIL is trying to hack American electrical power companies

US authorities confirmed that hackers belonging to the Islamic State (ISIL) are trying to hack American electrical power companies. According to the U.S. law enforcement, the ISIL is trying to hack American energy firms, the news arrives while the US Government  has charged for the first time a man of cyberterrorism. The news was revealed […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2015
The Equation Group shows most complex and sophisticated hacking techniques ever seen

Experts at Kaspersky Lab revealed that the capabilities of the Equation Group Surpass anything known in terms of sophistication of hacking techniques. Security experts at Kaspersky revealed the existence of a hacking group operating since 2001 that targeted practically every industry with  sophisticated zero-day malware. According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab, this group, dubbed […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 19, 2014
The US energy industry is constantly under cyber attacks

Data related to the number of incidents occurred to national infrastructure confirms that the US Government energy industry is constantly under attack. The US Government is aware that nation’s energy grid is constantly under attack by state-sponsored hackers and cyber criminals. Recently The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealed that Russian hackers have infiltrated several critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 13, 2014
Pitty Tiger – small ATPs scare private companies

Security researchers at AIRBUS have uncovered a new APT, named Pitty Tiger, involved in a cyber espionage campaign which targeted mainly private companies. Security experts at AIRBUS Defence & Space – CyberSecurity unit have recently disclosed the results of their investigation on a new APT dubbed Pitty Tiger involved in a cyber espionage campaign which targeted mainly private companies. Also in […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 03, 2014
F-Secure has discovered MiniDuke malware samples in the wild

Security Experts at F-Secure discovered a collection of pdf documents, that had references to Ukraine, containing MiniDuke malware samples. MiniDuke is the name of a sophisticated cyber espionage campaign discovered more than one year ago by experts at Kaspersky Lab and Hungary’s Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security (CrySyS). The malicious code was used by unknown hackers to […]