Pierluigi Paganini April 02, 2015
POODLE flaw still affects hundred thousand Australian home routers

Security experts revealed that more than 100,000 home routers belonging to Australian households are still vulnerable to the PODDLE vulnerability. Once again, home routers are exposed to the risk of cyber attacks. This time the news is related to the Australian consumer broadband modems that resulted affected by the Poodle and Freak vulnerabilities. Many Australian households […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2014
Grinch Bug Could be worse than Shellshock, Says Experts

Researchers discover a vulnerability in Linux operating systems dubbed Grinch Bug, which is exploited to give malicious hackers Root access to a computer system. The flaw resides in the authorization system in Linux which allows privilege escalation through the wheel. A new privilege escalation bug similar to shellshock is giving Linux administrators sleepless nights just days after […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 10, 2014
POODLE SSL flaw is threatening also TLS Security Protocol

Researchers at Qualys revealed that POODLE is likely to hit some of the most popular websites because the flaw also affects implementations of newer TLS. POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is a critical vulnerability affecting SSL that was discovered in October 2014. The researchers at Google that discovered it, explained that the POODLE flaw is related […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 30, 2014
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting web-connecting Devices including Home Appliances

 As we look forward to 2015, it’s had to forget the complex bugs, data breaches and Privacy violations that have marred the Tech world in the ending year.  Symantec Security firm now projects doom for 2015, warning that attacks will get Smarter and sharper. It’s the end of the year, a perfect time to look […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 20, 2014
New releases of Tor Browser 4.0 and Tails 1.2 to preserve your privacy

New significant software updates Tor Browser 4.0 and Tails 1.2 are available for the popular Privacy Tools used to preserve online anonymity The Tor project has released a new version of the popular free software for enabling online anonymity Tor, Tor Browser 4.0 is the release Tor Browser Bundle available for download. The Tor Browser Bundle is based on an […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 15, 2014
POODLE attack on SSL menaces Internet, it’s time to disable it by default

The POODLE against SSL 3.0. A new attack on SSL is threatening the Internet again, it allows bad actors to decrypt traffic over secure channels. Another critical flaw affects one of the protocols most used to secure Internet traffic, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and attacker could exploit the attack dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) to run a […]