Pierluigi Paganini May 31, 2021
Denmark intel helped US NSA to spy on European politicians

Denmark’s foreign secret service allowed the US NSA to spy on European politicians through a Danish telecommunications hub. Journalists from Danish broadcaster DR recently received a document titled the Dunhammer Report, which included the findings of an investigation conducted by the Danish authorities on the spying operation. DR shared the report with other news agencies across Europe, […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 31, 2018
What Happens to Whistleblowers After They Blow the Whistle?

Whistleblowers are a controversial subgroup of the modern workforce. What Happens to Whistle Site after they reveal uncomfortable truths? Whistleblowers are a controversial subgroup of the modern workforce. Although their intentions are often pure and they frequently uncover wrongdoings or shortcomings in their particular niche, there are usually some consequences too. Complicating matters even further […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2016
FBI arrested another NSA contractor involved in theft of secret documents

Once again an NSA contractor is the headlines for the alleged theft of secret exploit codes and highly confidential documents. The FBI has arrested another NSA contractor over a massive secret data theft. The US DoJ has charged Harold Thomas Martin (51) with theft of secret documents and highly classified government material. According to a court […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 29, 2016
DNC staffers are invited to use ‘Snowden-Approved’ App Signal in response to the hack

In the aftermath of the DNC hack the staffers were instructed in the use of the popular instant messaging Signal app, also called the “Snowden-approved” app. The need of privacy is pushing the IT industry in developing secure messaging systems that implement end-to-end encrypted to protect users from prying eyes. Signal is probably the most popular app […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 22, 2016
Snowden and Bunnies devised the Introspection Engine to avoid surveillance

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the popular hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang designed Introspection Engine, an interesting anti-surveillance device. While the number of mobile devices is outclassing the number of desktop ones, the concern about the surveillance activities conducted by governments is growing as never before also thanks the Snowden revelations. Mobile devices, often unprotected, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 01, 2016
Did Edward Snowden perform a ‘public service’?

There is very little doubt in the mind of many that Snowden has caused irreparable damage to the U.S. espionage program. Was Snowden right in his actions? Recently, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder praised Edward Snowden for performing a “public service” by bringing forward the debate over the government’s role in domestic surveillance.  The […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 14, 2016
Also the FBI Director Comey puts a tape over the webcam

During the Q&A session at Kenyon College last week, the FBI Director explained that he uses tape to mitigate the danger of cyber espionage. Privacy and security are top priorities for some security experts that are aware of threat actors’ capabilities, so I’m not surprised that the FBI Director James Comey uses to cover his laptop webcam […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 17, 2016
ProtonMail is open. Do you want an encrypted email account? Sign in!

ProtonMail, the world’s largest privacy-focused and encrypted email provider, announced today that the service is leaving beta.     ProtonMail, the world’s largest privacy-focused and encrypted email provider, announced today that the service is leaving beta and will be allowing open registrations for the first time in nearly two years. For the past couple of […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 10, 2016
Snowden FBI is lying, it can already unlock iPhone without Apple support

Snowden accuses the FBI of lying about his ability to unlock the iphone of the San Bernardino terrorist. “that’s horse sh*t.” he said. While the dispute between Apple and the FBI on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone case continues, the popular NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden takes a position giving us his opinion, and it is not […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2016
ISIS’s Afaaq Electronic Foundation (AEF) spreads awareness on anti-surveillance tools

Afaaq Electronic Foundation (AEF) is conducting a training campaign to spread awareness on anti-surveillance software among ISIS members. The members of the Islamic state have a strong propensity for the technology is a reality, and this is confirmed by the news that I am going to share with you. The ISIS always instructs its militants […]