Pierluigi Paganini December 08, 2019
SEC Xtractor – Experts released an open-source hardware analysis tool

Security and consulting company SEC Consult announced the release of an open-source hardware analysis tool dubbed SEC Xtractor Security firm SEC Consult announced the release of an open-source hardware analysis tool dubbed SEC Xtractor. The tool was initially designed for internal use, and was then adopted for several research projects over the years. The tool […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2016
Mac OS X is the software with most vulnerabilities in 2015

According to data provided by the CVE Details Apple Mac OS X is the software with the highest number of vulnerabilities in 2015. Which is the software with the greatest number of publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in 2015? You will be surprised to know that the software with the major number of vulnerabilities is the Apple […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 16, 2015
DARPA even more interested in software Obfuscation Solutions

DARPA is sustaining researchers to seek innovations in software obfuscation solutions to contrast criminals that try to reverse engineer software. DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) and a team of researchers are turning towards new methods to overcome reverse engineering by using obfuscation to secure government and business security. The Research Team, remodeling a safe-ware program is […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 26, 2012
Symantec too many doubts, disable pcAnywhere software

Remember the sensational theft of the source code of the Symantec products occurred in the last weeks? On that occasion the company, with impeccable timing, immediately took the distance from the event claiming that its customers could remain calm because the souce code stolen were older and in any case the data breanch was not […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 24, 2012
Zeus,software as a service – Implications for civil and military

As previously said the cyber crime industry is proving to be invoiced in a thriving company that knows no crisis. The reasons are countless, high profits and unpunished crimes most often the main reasons. What amazes is, however, the organization managing the criminal business. Operations managed as projects and malware designed as products of large […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2011
Software piracy,from statistics to hypotheses of cyber warfare

With the term software piracy is referred the illegal distribution or reproduction of software for business or personal use. Whether software piracy is deliberate or not, it is still illegal and punishable by law. We distinguish several type of software privacy: End user: sing one licensed copy to install a program on multiple computers,copying distrubuting […]