Pierluigi Paganini April 21, 2014
Critical Infrastructure security, is it possible a shared regulatory?

Reflession on the necessity to adopt a shared regulatory for the security of critical infrastructure. Eugene Kaspersky point of view on the topic. Security of critical infrastructure is a critical urgency of any government, the NIST announced the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Security, a document that proposed cybersecurity standards and practices to build out a security program. The cybersecurity […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 15, 2014
APWG report 2H2013- Analysis of phishing phenomena on global scale

The APWG report 2H2013 seeks to understand trends and their significance by quantifying the scope of the global phishing problem. Last Anti-Phishing Working Group APWG report titled “Global Phishing Survey: Trends and Domain Name Use in 2H2013” confirms that threat of phishing has never been so high, the number of domains registered to conduct this kind of […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 16, 2014
Ukrainian hacktivists hit NATO websites with DDoS attack

The group of hacktivists Cyber Berkut hit several NATO websites with DDoS attacks while in the Crimea is being a referendum on annexation to Russia. Several NATO websites have been hit by cyber attacks while in the Crimea is being a referendum on annexation to Russia, the news has been reported by the principal media agencies […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 11, 2014
Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine

Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine The escalation of tension in Crimea is having repercussion also in cyberspace. Russia cyber strategy appears similar to the one adopted before the invasion of Georgia (2008) The year 2014 started with a diplomatic crisis in Crimes and Ukraine. The tension rose just after the 2014 Ukrainian […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 05, 2014
Crimea – Is Russia adopting the same cyber strategy used in Georgia?

Experts that are monitoring the escalation of tension in Crimea recognized a military strategy similar to the one adopted in Georgia (2008) The approval of Russian Parliament for military use in Crimea has triggered a series of events in the cyber space, groups of hacktivists, cyber criminals and of course state-sponsored hackers started their campaign against […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 02, 2014
Russia Today hacked, tensions from Crimea to cyberspace

Russia Today media agency has been hacked by unknown attackers just after Putin’s order to move troops to the Crimea was approved by the Parliament. The tension between Russia and Ukraine also has repercussions in the cyberspace where Russia Today, Russian principal news channel website (RT.com) has been hacked and defaced by an unknown group of […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 27, 2014
Israeli Defense computer hacked via spear phishing attack

Aviv Raff, CTO at Seculert, confirmed that the attackers have penetrated into the network of Israeli Defense accessing to 15 computers. Israeli Defense is another illustrious victim of spear phishing attack, just on Friday Microsoft suffered a similar attack and attackers breached the email accounts of its staff accessing to documents on law enforcement inquiries. Reuters agency […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 26, 2014
Spear phishing against Microsoft, exposed law enforcement inquiries

Attackers breached the email accounts of Microsoft staff, probably with a spear phishing attack, accessing to documents on law enforcement inquiries. Spear phishing attacks are within most insidious attacks for private companies and organizations, they are primarily caused for data breach occurred in the last couple of years. Despite the awareness of this type of cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 24, 2013
NATO has constituted Cyber Response Teams

The NATO has announced to be close to launch two Cyber Response Teams to protect the infrastructures of the Alliance in the case of cyber attacks. NATO is establishing its reaction units to protect its infrastructure in case of cyber attacks, the organization will set-up exactly two teams for the purpose. NATO is considered a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 13, 2013
KDMS Team hacked also ESET and BitDefender. Th3 J35t3r has found them

A pro-Palestinian group of hacktivists known as KDMS Team hacked also the two popular antivirus vendors Bitdefender and ESET. Th3 hacker Th3 J35t3r has discovered the identities of its members. A pro-Palestinian group of hacktivists known as KDMS Team has hit again, this time the victims of the successful attacks were the two popular antivirus vendors Bitdefender and ESET. […]