Pierluigi Paganini June 01, 2016
Iran orders media companies to store data in the country

Iran orders foreign social media and instant messaging companies to use servers in the country to store all data related to the Iranian citizens. The Iranian Government spends a significant effort for the Internet monitoring and control, its activities often lead to a concrete censorship. Last year the Government of Teheran has blocked Telegram and many other social networking companies due to […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2014
The Syrian Electronic Army is causing a mass media outage through Gigya hacking

High profile global websites using the customer management platform Gigya suffered a traffic redirection attack operated by the Syrian Electronic Army. A significant number of popular websites belonging to media organizations appeared to has been hacked by the hacking collective of Syrian Electronic Army on Thursday. The apparently hacked website, including The Independent, Telegraph e […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2013
Facebook compromised by zero-day Java exploit

In this last months we have registered numerous clamorous attacks against intelligence agencies, government offices, media and social networking platforms. Twitter was last victim in order of time but the thought of security experts was focuses of Facebook, the biggest social networking with more than 1 billion members, a mine of information related to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2011
The thin line between monitoring and censorship

During the last year we have seen the consolidation of the tendency to use social media as a major vector for the exchange of information. The imperative is to be social, no matter if you need to share photos with friends or to express an opinion on a topic of social interest. Over the past […]