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Pierluigi Paganini January 18, 2015
New Snowden documents reveal the NSA Digital Arms Race

A new collection of document examined by Der Spiegel magazine reveals that the NSA is now preparing for future dominance in cyberspace. Snowden‘s revelations on mass surveillance by the NSA have shocked the IT industry, but experts say the worst is yet to come. The NSA is working to significantly evolve its methods in relation […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 16, 2014
German Aerospace Center hit by serious malware-based attack

The German Aerospace Center was victim of a cyberespionage attack, many computers have been infected by sophisticated Trojans and other spyware. Cyber espionage is considerable today one of the most alarming cyber threats for governments and private industries, a growing number of attacks has the primary purpose to steal sensitive information like secret documents and […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2014
German authorities discovered 18 Million stolen Email accounts

German authorities have discovered 18 Million Email Passwords, this is probably the biggest Data Theft in the history of the country. German authorities have confirmed that nearly 18 million email accounts were stolen and compromised by hackers, it is the greatest theft occurred in the country in the history. The news was published by the Der Spiegel journal […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2014
How GCHQ and NSA spied on German citizens and global politics

GCHQ infiltrated German firms while NSA obtained a court order to spy on Germany and collected information about the chancellor in a special database. A new report published by Der Spiegel agency based on the document leaked by Edward Snowden has revealed that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) spied on private […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2014
NSA hacked Huawei network for cyber espionage

NSA leaked documents, analyzed by Der Spiegel and The Times, report that NSA has hacked Huawei network to demonstrate the link with Chinese PLA. In the past years, many times US authorities and private industry have accused Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei of cyber espionage, let’s remind also that Symantec has broken its joint-venture with the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 14, 2014
Unclassified NSA memorandum provides further details on Snowden case

An unclassified NSA memorandum disclosed by the NBC News reveals Snowden allegedly managed to access classified documentation stealing coworker’s passwords. The hypothesis that Edward Snowden has operated using a simple web-crawler is very curious, how is it possible that a lonely consultant had access to a so huge collection of documents from NSA archives? Why Does […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 10, 2014
Snowden has leaked secret documents with a common web crawler

According an internal investigation Snowden has leaked the secret NSA’documents using a web crawler software designed to search, index and backup a website. The last assumption of the Snowden case is related to the way the whistleblower has collected the huge quantity of secret document from the National Security Agency (NSA). The leaked documents have shown […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 12, 2014
How the NSA Monitors Target Computers with Radar Wave Devices

If you desire to read the details on each of the above components and discover how NSA used it please read my article at Infosec Institute “How the NSA Monitors Target Computers with Radar Wave Devices” Introduction Germany’s Der Spiegel has published a couple of disturbing articles on the NSA surveillance activities. The media agency has focused its articles on […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 02, 2014
DROPOUTJEEP – How NSA completely controls your iPhone

Leaked documents shared by Der Spiegel show how NSA spyware codenamed DROPOUTJEEP can spy on every Apple iPhone. Apple denies any claim. Users buy the iPhone, NSA controls them. This is not a slogan for the last Apple advertising, it is the uncomfortable truth revealed by another set of NSA documents leaked by Snowden and […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 30, 2013
Der Spiegel – TAO hacking elite unit and NSA backdoor catalog revealed

Der Spiegel revealed that the TAO unit of NSA planted backdoors to access computers, hard drives, routers, and other devices from principal vendors. Germany’s Der Spiegel has published another disturbing article on the NSA surveillance activities, the media agency has published an internal NSA catalog that offers spies backdoors into a wide range of equipment from […]