Pierluigi Paganini May 26, 2013
New wave of cyber attacks from Iran hit US

New cyber attacks from Iran hit US enterprises focusing on energy sector, the offensive has been revealed by American officials and private security experts. A new series of cyber attacks from Iran hit US enterprises, the offensive has been revealed by American officials and private security experts. The attacks are classified as “potentially destructive” and targeted IT […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 18, 2012
Saudi Aramco, war of information on the cyber attack

Last summer a series of cyber attacks hit energy sector, one of the world’s largest oil companies the Saudi Aramco was attacked by a group named the Cutting Sword of Justice. Hackers used the Shamoon malware to attack the systems of the company, fortunately, production environment wasn’t impacted. The malware is able to wipe files from […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 27, 2012
Cyber espionage on energy sector,Chinese hackers are not the only

Since last month a new campaign of cyber attacks have hit the Energy sector, all is started with the incidents to Saudi Aramco and RasGas companies, in both cases a malware infected internal networks without impacting on the production systems. Due the nature of the targets, the mode of attack and the specific malware behavior […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2012
Dangerous waves of malware are transforming cyberspace in a jungle

The cyberspace is becoming a jungle of malware, a place where the danger is just around the corner. Governments, cyber criminals, hacktivist and terrorist are focusing their activities in the new domain due this reason we are assisting to the born of new agents and very sophisticated attack tools. In a parallel manner is lowering […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2012
RasGas, new cyber attack against an energy company

A new strange attack has hit Qatar’s natural gas pumper RasGas, like happened to Saudi Aramco company a virus has infected machines of its network. RasGas is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil operating in Qatar that has an annual export quote of 36.3 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas. The attack has […]