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Pierluigi Paganini September 12, 2016
Motherboard shows us how surveillance software works

Surveillance is a profitable business, Motherboard has published a never-before-seen 10-minute video showing a live demo of a surveillance software. Recently, the iPhone hack carried out with the NSO Group‘s Pegasus raised the debate about the use of surveillance software. Who uses them? How? Are we able to defend our machines from a so invasive surveillance? NSO Group is […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 29, 2016
Why surveillance firm Blue Coat was granted a powerful encryption certificate?

Experts discovered that the Controversial Surveillance firm Blue Coat was granted a powerful encryption certificate that can be used for web monitoring. Once again we are here speaking about surveillance, security experts have discovered that the controversial firm Blue Coat Systems was granted  powerful encryption digital certificates. Blue Coat sells web-monitoring software, its surveillance appliances were […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 17, 2015
Criminals exploited “Je suis Charlie” to spread Darkcomet malware

Security experts at Blue Coat have discovered that criminal criminals exploited the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie in order to spread the popular DarkComet RAT. Every time there is a clamorous event cyber criminals try to take advantage of the people’s interest to run illegal activities, it is happened recently with the incident to the Air Asia Flight and is […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2014
Are CloudAtlas and RedOctober campaigns managed by same APT?

Kaspersky Lab suspects that the bad actor who is managing a new campaign dubbed CloudAtlas is the same that run the Operation Red October two years ago. Red October is the name of a cyber espionage campaign discovered by security experts at Kaspersky Lab in late 2012 and disclosed in January 2013. The threat actors behind the […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 28, 2014
470 million sites are One Day Wonders, one in five is malicious

A study conducted by Blue Coat on 660 million unique hostnames reports that 470 Million websites are One Day Wonders and 22 Percent are malicious. A recent research conducted by security experts at Blue Coat revealed that 470 million websites exist only for one day and nearly one on five is malicious. Blue Coat experts over a […]