cyber attack

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2013
The fundamentals of Google Hacking

Rafael Souza (CISOof hackers online club) introduces the fundamentals of Google Hacking ABSTRACT Readers, I introduce a little about a very interesting technique that is Google Hacking, is a key to investigate if we are doing a pentest, or protecting our organization or individual item. Google Hacking is the activity of using the site search […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2012
RasGas, new cyber attack against an energy company

A new strange attack has hit Qatar’s natural gas pumper RasGas, like happened to Saudi Aramco company a virus has infected machines of its network. RasGas is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil operating in Qatar that has an annual export quote of 36.3 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas. The attack has […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 23, 2012
The mystery of a massive cyber attack on Iran

Winds of cyber war blow Iran, the political situation is becoming difficult to manage, exacerbating the tones of a psychological battle growing. After the publishing of the news regarding the genesis of Stuxnet and Flame every actor of the conflict has increased the effort on cyber warfare especially on cyber defense fearing an imminent cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2012
In the shadow of the Flame, Warner Bros, China Telecom & US Navy hacks

What’s happening while the world’s attention is on Flame malware? The cyberspace is a very turbulent place where groups of hackers daily attack governments and private industries. Governments, hacktivist, cybercrime opposing forces facing each other on the same board, a game of chess where the outcome is unpredictable and no shortage of twists. Stuxnet, Flame […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2012
Fear Iran and escalation of cyber attacks

Last week I reported the virus attack to the Iranian oil industry, a cyber attack that seems has caused few damages but that raised again the theme of cyber warfare. Oil industry is the primary economic business of Iranian Government and an attack to the sector appears to the experts as a cyber war acts. […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 29, 2012
Google used as cyber weapon. New attack method found

True, sometimes the big discoveries are the daughters of the case. That’s what happened to Panos Ipeirotis, a researcher of the New York University, he has discovered a new technique of attack on his Amazon web service using Google Spreadsheets. The methods of attack is a DDoS type and the researcher has named it as Denial of […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 27, 2012
Iran vs West, cyber war or media conflict?

Today I have read several articles where is hypothesized an imminent cyber attacks of Iran cyber army against US infrastructures, this news seems alarming the international community. Are we close to a military attack of Iran? Why this news is circulating so closely? Sources of intelligence report to Congress on Thursday that Iran is recruiting […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2012
Governments and gaming platforms, it’s time for warfare

The US government is financing several activities to investigate and hack into the technology spread in every device that ordinary surround us. This is the next step of the warfare, spy and attacks foreign enemy simply accessing to the devices that are presents in their offices, in their houses and in their cars. Every device […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 08, 2012
Cyberespionage and new opportunities for cybercrime

The continued technology push that is shaping our society during the last decade has brought an exponential increase in computer crimes,  every technology innovation has in fact represented an opportunity for industry of crimeto make profitable frauds and business. The cyber crime has many facets, cybercrime fact manifests itself in countless forms and contextualized in relation […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 22, 2012
Japan under cyber attack. The cyber threat China

The events of recent days from the closure of the Megaupload web site to the heavy offensive of the Anonymous group have distracted media attention from important cyber operations, in my opinion of military matrix, against Japan. Last week several Cyber attacks have been conducted against Japan institutions and corporates, the National Security of Japan […]