human rights

Pierluigi Paganini February 22, 2016
Anonymous took down several government websites of Saudi Arabia

Anonymous launched a series of cyber attacks against government websites of Saudi Arabia to protest the execution of 47 people, including Mr. Sheikh Nimr Al Nimr. The Anonymous collective is conducting a hacking campaign against the Saudi Arabian Government to protest executions of 47 people. On January 2nd, the Government announced the executions on terrorism charges, among the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 06, 2015
GCHQ mass internet surveillance was unlawful, IPT rules

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has considered unlawful the GCHQ access to information gathered by the NSA through its massive surveillance programs. The British intelligence GCHQ acted illegally in accessing millions of personal communications collected by the NSA, this is the judgment of The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) that ruled against the national intelligence agency and security services. […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2013
Mac malware detected by Appelbaum at Oslo Freedom Forum

NEW MAC MALWARE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED BY JACOB APPELBAUM ON ATTENDEE COMPUTER AT OSLO FREEDOM FORUM WHERE IS DEBATED ALSO GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE. A new Mac Malware has been detected at recent Oslo Freedom Forum workshop, the concerning discovery has been made by the popular security expert Jacob Appelbaum. “Hundreds of the world’s most influential dissidents, innovators, journalists, philanthropists, and […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 27, 2013
First APT attack on Android targeted Tibetan & Uyghur activists

Read about APT attacks has become customary, even easier to hear of attacks against political dissidents or minorities as Tibetan and Uyghur activists, but never before has been exploited the Android platform for this type of offensive. In the past Tibetan minorities have been already targeted with malware able to infect Windows and Mac OSs, […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 13, 2013
Censorship, governments and corporations enemies of internet

The use of technologies to support censorship is deplorable and condemnable but it must be considered that is a sad reality that has sustained the growth of a billionaire market. Many IT companies around the world are specialized in the providing of solutions used by authoritarian regimes to monitor internet use and persecute the opponents. […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 17, 2012
Anonymous, Wikileaks & Par:anoIA, evolution of hacktivism

In the last months we have assisted of an intensification of the operations that we common locate under the hacktivism umbrella. Millions of people claim freedom of internet access and the respect of human rights. The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband, states that all individuals must be able to […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2012
Censorship – Why Anonymous is interested to the Great Firewall of China?

  The Chinese government is famous for the high level of monitoring implemented on the internet and in the specific on all the new social media, that is the modern form of censorship, a model that several countries all over the world are taking for example.  Nothing is changed, the government plans to continue censoring […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2011
E-Corruption … “who controls the controller?”

The control of information is the main concern of Governments. More or less declared the major players of a precarious global economy have implemented digital surveillance systems, from India to China, passing Russia and USA. The crucial point is the legality of these actions conducted  by Intelligence Agencies in the name of Nations Security abusing the rights of citizens.  To this we must consider another  significant issue , the corruption.  Corruption has no Country and is a cross problem […]