Pierluigi Paganini April 18, 2017
Moving threat landscape: The reality beyond the cyberwarfare

It started quietly as a probability not a reality. Now within months cyberwarfare has become a reality plausible as the air we breathe. The revelation of governments hacking units has brought light for a new domain of conflict: Cyberwarfare. Once a secret these government agencies were public revealed like the Equation Group as well as […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 18, 2014
A major cyber attack hits Nasdaq systems to destroy US Finance

Russian hackers hit Nasdaq critical systems with with a malware-based attack with the primary intent to sabotage the U.S. financial world. It was October 2010 when the FBI started an investigation on alleged malware-based cyber attacks against on Nasdaq, probably related to the operation of a state-sponsored group of hackers. After more than 12 months in which […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 11, 2014
Perception of cyberwarfare in US Defence and society

Which is the perception of cyberwarfare in the US Government and within the American population? How much cost Information warfare to the US citizens? In this post I desire to put together a series of useful information to better understand the perception of cyber threats on both US Government and population. Cyberwarfare is considerable today […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 03, 2013
FireEye World War C report – Nation-state driven cyber attacks

FireEye security firm released World War C report to explain nation-state motives behind advanced Nation-state driven cyber attacks. Nation-state driven cyber attacks are routinely conducted on a global scale to defend national sovereignty and project national power. We are living in the cyber era, human conflict is involving also the fifth domain of warfare, the cyberspace. As never […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 04, 2012
Plan X, new lymph to US cyber warfare capabilities

Recent events have demonstrated the strategic importance of the cyber strategy the needs to chair the cyber space, many experts sustains that the cyber war era is just begun, due this reason the Pentagon is involving the private companies, universities and even computer-game companies to develop technologies to improve its cyber warfare capabilities. Events such […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 23, 2012
Iranian hackers against NASA,isolated attack or cyber warfare act?

Exactly on week ago a group of Iranian hackers named Cyber Warriors Team claimed to have compromised an SSL certificate issued to the Research and Education Support Services of NASA.  The press released by the Cyber Warriors Team said that hackers have written an HTTPS protocol scanner to find weaknesses in the NASA website.  A […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 21, 2012
US vc China. Is cyber warfare gap increasing?

The Chinese offensive capabilities in cyberspace in this period are, more than ever, subject of great interest from the international community that fears the rise of China‘s technological colossus. In recent days a summit had placed in front of U.S. and China with the aim of promoting mutual cooperation to restore equilibrium in cyberspace. Many […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2012
Insider perspectives on the status of global cyber safety and security status (Part 2 of 4)

Article published on The Malta Indipendent Critical infrastructure protection, StuxNet, exploding computers, blackouts, collapsing banking systems, and cyber war!! None of us have escaped the headlines warning of impending cyber doom, but this is just sensationalism, right? How bad is the situation really? If we have a serious security problem, how do we get ourselves out […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2012
A picture of the Iran threat

The situation in Iran is becoming really critic, time go by and every diplomatic solution is not realizable. We have western countries disturbed by an aggressive policy of the government in Tehran, defiant as ever, that risks trigger a dangerous situation in the Middle East undermining the unstable equilibrium of the whole area. Many time […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2012
China vs Philippines, cyber war or hacktivism?

In this period the cyber space is a place in full swing, international attention is focused on Iran and its quarrel with the West, but other silent battles are being fought. In the last month has been registered a surprising activity that opposes China and Philippines, continuous and reciprocal attacks attack to the sound of bits […]