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Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2014
The Extortion is a common practice in the cyber criminal ecosystem

According principal security firms, extortion, ransom and blackmail are pillars of illicit activities, cyber criminals are adapting them to the cyber context. Extrotion is becoming a worrying inclination in the cyber criminal ecosystem, the number of targeted attacks that request money in change of a suspension of the hostilities and to give back to the victims […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 11, 2014
Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine

Crimea – The Russian Cyber Strategy to Hit Ukraine The escalation of tension in Crimea is having repercussion also in cyberspace. Russia cyber strategy appears similar to the one adopted before the invasion of Georgia (2008) The year 2014 started with a diplomatic crisis in Crimes and Ukraine. The tension rose just after the 2014 Ukrainian […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 04, 2013
Cybercrime – Al Assam Alaikum directly linked to Russian Business Network

Security researcher Ian Malloy has identified a new group of hackers dubbed The Al Assam AlaikumCyber Unit linked to recent discoveries on RBN. Security researcher Ian Malloy has been studying for several years, watching as the company released product after product and used the hacker business model of ‘build fast and break things.’  Now, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 14, 2013
Cybercriminals Leveraging Facebook Report

Cybercriminals Leveraging Facebook is the title of  a research that provided evidence that criminal organizations are exploiting Facebook for illegal activities. Cybercriminals Leveraging Facebook, this is the title of an interesting research conducted by Eric Feinberg, Ian Malloy and Frank Angiolelli that provided evidence of the existence of highly organized criminal networks that are exploiting the popular social network for […]