Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2019
United Airlines covers up seat cameras to respond to privacy concerns

United Airlines opted to cover every camera in entertainment systems embedded within the back of plane seats in response to privacy concerns. Flying on United Airlines planes it is possible to find cameras included in screen and entertainment products used by the airline and mounted in the back of the seats. “A viral photo showing a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2016
Expert developed a Mac malware that lies in wait for user to start video apps

Mac malware could spy on users by piggybacking on webcam sessions started by legitimate applications such as FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts. Security experts are worried about the presence of a new Mac malware in the wild that attempt to record video via the built-in webcam. The principal problem for this family of spyware is […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 05, 2016
Linux/Mirai ELF, when malware is recycled could be still dangerous

Experts from MalwareMustDie spotted a new ELF trojan backdoor, dubbed ELF Linux/Mirai,  which is now targeting IoT devices. Experts from MalwareMustDie have analyzed in August samples of a particular ELF trojan backdoor, dubbed ELF Linux/Mirai,  which is now targeting IoT devices. The name of the malware is the same of the binary,”mirai.*,” and according to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 23, 2016
IoT – Shocking : How your home sockets could aid in Cyber attacks

IoT devices are dramatically enlarging our surface of attack, hackers can exploit smart sockets to shut down Critical Systems. I love some of the gangster nicknames people come up with. Knuckles, Fat Tony , Stab Happy or even Bambi. Names are characteristic of their personality and attitude. It’s time to add Toaster Socket to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2015
Nest camera, has a different definition for Turn off Mode

Findings of a research show that the Nest camera is still operating even after it has been disabled through the mobile application. People buy security cameras to have a higher level of control over their lives, but recently a research by a team at ABI Research found that users also must be worried about the […]