surveillance tools

Pierluigi Paganini January 09, 2022
US NCSC and DoS share best practices against surveillance tools

The US NCSC and the Department of State published joint guidance on defending against attacks using commercial surveillance tools. The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and the Department of State have published joint guidance that provides best practices on defending against attacks carried out by threat actors using commercial surveillance tools. In the last years, […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 20, 2015
Researchers developed a new powerful BIOS Bootkit that exploits BIOS flaws

Security researchers developed a new BIOS bootkit that exploit recently discovered vulnerabilities. The experts will present their study to the CanSecWest. BIOS bootkits are a reality despite there is little evidence of BIOS implants in the wild. The BIOS bootkits was mentioned when Snowden disclosed the catalog of surveillance tools used by the NSA ANT division, these malicious malware are […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 26, 2014
Unveiled network of surveillance based on RCS of Hacking Team

Citizen Lab published detailed information on the surveillance network based on RCS spyware designed by the Italian firm Hacking Team. The nonprofit research team Citizen Lab has discovered the presence of a spyware developed by the Italian Hacking Team in 21 countries. The news doesn’t surprise security community, despite Hacking Team firm always denies any involvement in cyber […]