social networking

Pierluigi Paganini October 22, 2013
Facebook FBStalker tool uses Graph Search for powerful OSINT analysis

Experts Werrett and Lee demonstrated how to conduct a powerful analysis using FBStalker, a tool created to find a comprehensive amount of data on any Facebook user. Facebook, and more in general social networks, is a platform that if not properly managed could harm user’s privacy, the fact that also friends’ social behavior could have […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 21, 2013
Africa – Cybercrime has turned the web as a hub of evil

Africa is becoming even more an “online continent” despite its economical difficulties, in the same time there is a growing incidence of cybercrime. A report released recently about the escalating cases of cybercrime by the Symantec security company revealed that whereas the most prevalent type of attacks are mobile phone users are now becoming more vulnerable to attacks by cybercriminals followed by computer […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 14, 2013
Critical Facebook vulnerability allows account hacking

Security expert Dan Melamed discovered a critical Facebook vulnerability would allow an attacker to take complete control over any account. A critical Facebook vulnerability would allow an attacker to take complete control over any account, the discovery was made by Dan Melamed, a security researcher, web developer, self-employed internet marketer, and entrepreneur. Dan was recently […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 16, 2013
US Air Force notice on military use of social media

US Air Force published a notice that includes a paragraph on the use of  social media platforms for computer network exploitation. In the recent months I had the opportunity to conduct an interesting study on the use of Social Media in the Military Sector, large diffusion of media platforms makes them very attractive for governments […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2013
Facebook compromised by zero-day Java exploit

In this last months we have registered numerous clamorous attacks against intelligence agencies, government offices, media and social networking platforms. Twitter was last victim in order of time but the thought of security experts was focuses of Facebook, the biggest social networking with more than 1 billion members, a mine of information related to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2013
Iran and India, control and monitoring of networks

The news is circulating for days, the Iranian head of the national security forces , Esmail Ahmadi Moghadam, declared that low enforcement  of the country is developing a software for “smart control” of social-networking sites, the authorities have understood that the control of the powerful platforms is more important filtering. Moghadam exposed the consideration made […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2012
Malware,Botnet & cyber threats,what is happening to the cyberspace?

Article published on Hakin9 IT Security Magazine “Raspberry Pi Hacking – Exploiting Software” 08/12 The article proposes an analysis of the main cyber threats that worry security experts and that are profoundly changing the cyber space. The exponential growth of the number of cyber threats and attacks is rebutted by a wide range of statistical […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 17, 2012
Pierluigi Paganini at Cyber Threat Summit 2012

Cyber Threat Summit 2012 – 20th & 21th Dublin   Pierluigi Paganini presents “The rise of cyber weapons and relative impact on cyber space”   About Pierluigi Paganini: Chief Information Security Officer, Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer. Security expert with over 20 years experience in the field. Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2012
2012 Norton Cybercrime report, a worrying scenario

Here we are with the regular appointment with Symantec and its report on cybercrime ” The yearly Norton Cybercrime report“, a document that analyzes the evolution of  cyber criminal activities and their impact on the society. The report covers different technologies including and social networking and mobile reporting the impact on final customers in economic terms. […]