file sharing

Pierluigi Paganini August 07, 2017
Experimental Mozilla Send service allows users share encrypted copy of huge files

Mozilla Send service allows users to make an encrypted copy of a local file, store it on a remote server, and share it with a single recipient. Mozilla has presented Send, an experimental service that allows users to make an encrypted copy of a local file, store it on a remote server, and share it with […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 01, 2017
Dark Web users of a child porn website tracked after visiting file sharing site

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has identified dark web users after they downloaded media through a file sharing services. The DHS obtained the IP addresses of several suspects that visited a child porn site hosted in the Tor network. According to court filings, the suspects shared links to password-protected child pornography media on the  Ziifile […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2013
Megaupload files deleted by LeaseWeb

Megaupload files have been deleted by Dutch hosting provider LeaseWeb,  in the post a resume of the facts and fantastic hypothesis (maybe) on a strange case. Megaupload files have been deleted by LeaseWeb, a Dutch hosting provider, without notice, the news is shocking if we consider the wealth of information contained in the files. LeaseWeb is based […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 05, 2012
Large-scale monitoring, few hours to identify file-sharers

We have often discussed the fact that governments and intelligence agencies regularly use tools to spy on communications and navigation data of millions internet users. The market monitoring is a thriving market, where revenue opportunities are high and where demand is far outstripping supply. Malware, backdoors, appliances are just some of the solutions used to […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2011
Assange, Spy Files and uncomfortable truths

If we talk about security which could be our worst nightmare? My answer is “to be vulnerable in every moment of our day, whatever we are doing and wherever we are” How could this happen? Imagine that someone has installed an app on our phones, and he is able to stalk us, to know our […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2011
ISP can’t be forced to filter transmissions inherent in copyright-infringing content

In recent months it has had discussions about the possibility of blocking sites that somehow support the distribution of pirated software. How to identify these sites? How to find and block communications to the final users. The role of the ISPs is fundamental because it was asked them to monitor the traffic of their customers […]