social network platforms

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2013
SkypeHide system, steganography to secure communications on Skype

In this period there is an intense debate on the wiretapping of every communication channel, governments are increasing the monitoring of internet, of social network platforms and VOIP conversations in many cases with supports of the companies that provide those services. In a recent post I discussed on the control ordered by Indian Governments that […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2012
What is the Dorkbot worm that is attacking Skype’s users?

What could happen if a malware compromises a communication system adopted daily by 663 million users (info dated September 2011)? Security experts have spread an alert to Skype users about an ongoing attack that try to induce them to load a link that spreads malware. The famous voice-over-Internet application is totally changed from its original […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 25, 2012
Expected new wave of cyber attacks against banking

In these days it has been discussed about a possible Iranian cyber offensive against US banks immediately denied by government of Teheran, the event raised the discussion on the real level of security of banking systems. Financial institutions are considerable privileged targets for a cyber attacks, banking system is a critical asset for a nation […]