Pierluigi Paganini June 29, 2016
Hospitals Falling Victim to Old Malware

Security experts confirm that a growing number of cyber-attacks continue to hit hospitals threatening unpatched medical devices. In late 2015, MaineGeneral Health, a new state of the art hospital located in Augusta, Maine, reported that it had fallen victim to a cyberattack that leaked the names, addresses, and phone numbers for patients of its radiology services […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 22, 2016
Conficker, the malware with the most wide spread diffusion

Conficker (also known as Downup, Downadup e Kido) is one of the oldest and still active malware, according to Check Point researchers it is  “the most prominent family accounting for 14 percent of recognized attacks.” Conficker is technically a worm that leverages a vulnerability in the Windows Server Service to spread itself, it targets an […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 22, 2015
Police Body Cameras come with Conficker Worm

Police body cameras sold by Martel Electronics have been found to be infected with the notorious Conficker worm. Security experts at iPower Technologies while analyzing the body cam designed for police departments manufactured by Martel Electronics, discovered that the cameras were infected. Martel Electronics is US company that design video systems used by law enforcement, including […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2012
Stuxnet “neutralized” – Who sows the wind storm gathers!

The news has caused much uproar in the scientific community, according European and U.S. officials and private experts the iranian scientists have isolated and made harmless the Stuxnet malware that has infected the control systems of the nuclear plants all over the country. For some years Iranian security experts are facing with this virus that is […]