Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2013
Stuxnet infected the network of Russian nuclear facility

Eugene Kaspersky revealed that a staffer at the unnamed nuclear Russian plant informed him of the infection of internal network with Stuxnet. We have a lot of information on Stuxnet virus, a powerful malware that for the first time has shown to governments the capabilities and efficiency of a cyber weapon.  After its disclosure it’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 16, 2012
Flame, miniFlame, the mystery of an on going cyber espionage campaign

Last May The Iranian Computer Emergency Response Team (MAHER) detected a new targeted malware which hit the country, that has been named Flame, also known as Flamer or Skywiper, due the name of  its main attack module. MAHER wasn’t the only one to detect the agent, also Kaspersky Lab and CrySyS Lab identified the new dangerous malware, recognized […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2012
Dangerous waves of malware are transforming cyberspace in a jungle

The cyberspace is becoming a jungle of malware, a place where the danger is just around the corner. Governments, cyber criminals, hacktivist and terrorist are focusing their activities in the new domain due this reason we are assisting to the born of new agents and very sophisticated attack tools. In a parallel manner is lowering […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2012
Wiper, assumptions and difficulties analyzing a malware

During last April many press agencies and security firms published a story related to the detection of a new malware, named Wiper that attacked computers at businesses throughout Iran. Kaspersky Lab and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) investigated on the event trying to isolate the malware and analyze it. During the investigation the team of […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 10, 2012
Gauss, evidence of ongoing cyber-war and cyber espionage campaigns

As expected a new malware for purposes of cyber espionage was once again identified by the Team of Kaspersky Lab. After Duqu, Flame and Mahdi a new cyber-espionage toolkit has been detected in the same region, the Middle East, and like its predecessor is capable of stealing sensitive data such as online banking credentials, browser passwords and […]