Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2014
NSA intercepts US-made Routers to implant surveillance backdoor

Journalist Glenn Greenwald published the last revelation of NSA surveillance, the agency tampers with US-made internet routers destined for foreign markets. A new collection of documents leaked by Edward Snowden claims the NSA intercepted US-made routers bound for export and to implant backdoor in their circuits. The allegations have been published by the journalist Glenn Greenwald, […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2014
Soghoian on government surveillance through service update process

Chris Soghoian, principal technologist with the American Civil Liberties Union, explained that government surveillance could exploit service update process. Chris Soghoian, principal technologist with the American Civil Liberties Union, during the recent TrustyCon conference highlighted the possibility that the government will exploit automated update services to serve malware and spy on users. Is this the next […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2013
Surveillance – NSA can access data on your mobile device

The German news agency Der Spiegel reported last act of US surveillance, the NSA is able to access data stored in a wide range of mobile devices including Android, iPhone and BlackBerry. Here we are with weekly news on NSA surveillance activities, last week we were shocked by the news on Bullrun program meanwhile today we discuss on the capability of the agency to access data stored […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2013
NSA Bullrun program, encryption and false perception of security

Revelations on Bullrun program demonstrated that NSA has capabilities against widely-used online protocols such as HTTPS and encryption standards. The latest nightmare for US Administration is named Bullrun, another US program for massive surveillance. Snowden‘s revelations represented a heartquake for IT security, the image of NSA and US IT companies are seriously compromised such the trust of worldwide […]