Russian Government

Pierluigi Paganini October 23, 2016
American hacker The Jester defaced a Russian Government website

The popular American hacker The Jester defaced a Russian Government website in retaliation for the recent attacks against US targets. We are in the middle of a battle in the cyberspace, with the advent of Presidential elections experts observed an intensification of the hacking attacks. While hackers target parties and personnel involved in the Presidential campaigns, the US Government threatens Russia is […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 18, 2014
New powers for the Russian surveillance system SORM-2

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree that will extend the use of SORM-2 to social network surveillance. It’s known that the Russian Government is applying a strict surveillance on the Internet within the country, the Kremlin has developed a system code named “SORM-2” to monitor Russian citizens. The Russian Government has […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 26, 2014
Russian Government issued a Tender to crack Tor

The Russian government has launched a public competition, reserved to Russian entities, offering $111,000 to break Tor encryption. As anticipated in my previous post, law enforcement agencies and intelligence all over the world are investing to de-anonymize users in the deepweb, and in particular on Tor networks. Hacking Tor is a goal for many Intelligence agencies as […]

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 January 24, 2013
DARPA on Cyber Targeted-Attack Analyzer program & micro-satellites

Protect the country, population and assets from cyber threats, this is a must for every government, a challenge for  every state, new processes, large investment and innovative researches are the topics most debated in this period. Yesterday I wrote about the Russian government and its commitment to strengthen cyber defense, today I desire to introduce […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 23, 2013
Russian government wants to strengthen its cyber defense,what’s new?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considered one of the political figures most attentive to the development of a suitable cyber strategy to protect his countries from cyber attacks. Putin is an intelligent man who has always understood the strategic importance of cyberspace, according many experts he has always invested in the development of cyber capabilities, […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 05, 2012
Attack of Team GhostShell against Russian Government

Last month we have discussed on the attacks conducted by the group of hackers Team GhostShell against universities all over the world.  The group Team GhostShell claimed credit for the hack of  servers of the 100 principal universities from around the world, including Stanford, Princeton Harvard, the University of Michigan and also the Italian University of Rome. […]