Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2013
Anonymous provides damage report for #Opisrael

The #OpIsrael is destined to make the history, for the first time a collective decided to conduct a large-scale cyber attack against a state, despite the campaign started a few months ago it has reached its peak on 7th April when various organizations of hacktivists targeted Israele Web sites with powerful DDoS attacks and in some cases defacing them […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 06, 2013
#OpIsrael, 7 APRIL Anonymous plans a massive attack against Israel

The day is near, the group of hackers belonging to the collective of Anonymous declared in a unanimous way, war on the state of Israel, promising a sensational action on April 7th. The popular group of hacktivists started in the last months a campaign dubbed #OpIsrael  to  protest against Israeli bombing of Palestinian territory, the hackers have […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 27, 2013
Stuxnet was dated 2005, Symantec discovered earlier version 0,5

Rivers of words have been written on the popular Stuxnet virus, there have been many hypotheses, sometimes contradictory, about its paternity but the only certainty seemed to be the date of its creation, but suddenly the certainty as happens in the best thriller movies has been called into question. The authors of Stuxnet, the malware […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2013
How the US are preparing to cyber warfare?

Every government conscious of strategic importance of cyber security and of the investments of other countries in cyber warfare capability is improving its effort. Last week I wrote about Russian government and the Putin’s request to reinforce the garrison of the fifth domain, the cyber space, through a series of investment to secure national critical infrastructures […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 29, 2012
Hackers hit International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agency

Another victim of cyber attacks, the UN nuclear agency International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that one of its servers was compromised by a group of hackers who claims to be anti-Israeli. The group of hackers who named itself Parastoo Farsi have exposed contacts for more than 100 nuclear experts and scientists, the word […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 20, 2012
#OpIsrael, all about offensive of Anonymous against Israel

Hacktivism attacks will not change Israeli policy but for sure their operations could represent a dangerous cyber threat for any government. Anonymous has started a cyber offensive against Israel to protest for the attacks on Gaza, the hacktivists have defaced and  taken offline hundreds of websites, such as The Jerusalem bank and Israel’s Ministry of […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 14, 2012
Cyber espionage attack against Israel is not an isolated event

Once again Middle East area is the scene of a series of cyber attacks, several malware attacks have hit over the last year Israeli and Palestinian systems apparently having a common origin. A group of experts from Norwegian antivirus and security firm Norman ASA  have discovered a new cyber espionage campaign against the countries that used various […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2012
Israel vs Iran.The strategic importance of 5° domain,the cyberspace

Time passes and the dispute between Iran and Israel is becoming increasingly more complex to manage. Apparently everything seems crystallized waiting for one of the contenders make the first move, in fact, both states are boosting investment in the development of their cyber capabilities. The cyberspace is the domain in which both countries are trying to offend […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 04, 2012
New cyber attacks have caused serious damage to Internet connection in Iran

High tension in the cyberspace, recently a series of attacks have hit oil companies and also banking and Iran was blamed for most of them. This time the scenario appears overturned, according a news published few hours ago a huge cyber attack have targeted Iranian infrastructure and communications companies, causing serious damages to Internet connection. […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2012
Are they Islamic hacktivists? In the meantime Netanyahu draws a red line

Last Wednesday the web site of U.S. Bank has been hit by a DDoS attack, that caused its block, launched by a group of Islamic hacktivists who have claimed responsibility for event. The web site remained down for an hour, starting at around 3:30 Pacific, due the impossibility to serve the huge quantity of requests. […]