Digital signature

Pierluigi Paganini April 11, 2013
You play I hack you … ReVuln online poker security

One of the most interesting company in security landscape is ReVuln, its researchers specialize in the security assessment and are the authors or various interesting studies on large scale applications and SCADA systems, few weeks ago I presented their work on vulnerability assessment on Gaming platforms. This time I desire to present another excellent analysis […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 29, 2012
Please can you explain what it is and how does the bitcoin work?

After the publishing of the book “Deep Dark Web” many colleagues asked me to explain how does work the finance in hidden world and which is the currency used for the transactions? Of course I receive many question also on Bitcoin by common people so I decided to introduce the basic concepts behind the famous […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2012
Adobe Code Signing Certificate used to sign malware, who to blame?

It’s happened again, cyber criminals have stolen digital certificates related to companies recognized reliable to sign malicious code. This time the victim is Adobe and according its security chief, Brad Arkin, a group of hackers have signed malware using Adobe digital certificate obtained compromising a vulnerable build server that was used to get code validation […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 25, 2012
McAfee Report on alarming growth of cyber threats

I find really interesting the report released by security firms regarding the principal cyber threats and the related evolution. This time I desire to share the data proposed in the by McAfee Labs in its McAfee Threats Report – First Quarter 2012. Let’s start observing that this first part of year have registered an impressive […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2012
What is a digital signature? Fundamental principles

Private companies and governments agencies all around the word make huge investments for the automation of their processes and in the management of the electronic documentation. The main requirement in the management of digital documentation is its equivalence, from a legal perspective, to paperwork, affixing a signature on a digital document is the fundamental principle […]