data protection

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2018
UK Parliament seized confidential Facebook docs to investigate its data protection policies.

UK Parliament Seizes seized confidential Facebook documents from the developer of a now-defunct bikini photo searching app to investigate its data protection policies. A British lawmaker obliged a visiting tech executive to share the files ahead of an international hearing that parliament is hosting on Tuesday to gather info into disinformation and “fake news.” Committee Chairman […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 08, 2015
Flawed Open Smart Grid Protocol is a risk for Smart Grid

More than four million smart meters and similar devices worldwide are open to cyber attacks due to the security issued in the Open Smart Grid Protocol. The Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) is a family of specifications published by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) that are implemented today by more than four million smart […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 02, 2014
Be aware, Apple iOS Data protection doesn’t protect email attachments

Security Researcher Andreas Kurtz noticed that email attachments within different iOS versions are not protected by Apple’s data protection mechanisms. Mobile platform security is becoming even more crucial due to the large number of applications daily used by billion of users, but we must be aware of security flaws that could also affect the mobile OS. […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 07, 2014
Sochi visitors Hacked in few minutes to prevent attacks

According to NBC News, Olympics attendees are being hacked just the arrive in Sochi,  the reporter Richard Engel demonstrated it conducting an experiment. Sochi Olympics are starting, but Intelligence agencies of all participating governments fear the possibility of an terrorist attack or a cyber attack. The event is a great occasion for hackers, hacktivists and cyber criminals which […]