Pierluigi Paganini June 18, 2019
Yana Peel, chief executive of London’s Galleries, resigned after discovery of her links with NSO group

The head of London’s Serpentine Galleries resigned on Tuesday following a Guardian report about her links to the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group. On Tuesday, the chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries, Yana Peel, resigned following the revelation of the Guardian newspaper about her links to the Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group. According to the newspaper, Yana […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2018
NSO Group ex-employee arrested for attempting to sell phone Hacking Tool For $50 Million

Ex-employee at the surveillance firm NSO Group has been arrested and charged with stealing phone hacking tools from the company and attempting to sell it. A former employee of one of the most popular surveillance firm, NSO Group, has been arrested and charged with stealing phone hacking tools from the company and attempting to sell […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 01, 2018
Yes, Germany BND foreign intelligence service can spy on the world’s biggest internet exchange

This week, a federal court has ruled that Germany’s BND foreign intelligence service can monitor major internet hubs for strategic security interests. Recently, the operator of the world’s top Internet Hub sued the BND foreign intelligence service for the surveillance activity conducted by the spy agency. The operator wants to be sure that the agency is […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 21, 2016
An Android Spyware revealed the existence of a new Italian surveillance firm

A strain of Android spyware recently analyzed by security experts from RedNaga Security team points to an another Italian company. A new strain of Android malware reveals the existence of a new Italian player in the surveillance landscape. The Android spyware was analyzed by researchers from the RedNaga Security team, that is a first time […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 05, 2016
No doubt, events demonstrate that Signal is the most secure messaging app

Why Signal is considered the most secure instant messaging app? It stores only a few information about its users, and the events demonstrate it. Despite many of the most popular apps are implementing end-to-end encryption, not all applications are equal. Security experts recommend Signal for secure communications, in the aftermath of the DNC hack the staffers […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2016
Why Apple logs your iMessage contacts and other metadata?

Every time you type a number to start an iMessage conversation on your iPhone, Apple logs your message contacts and other metadata. In January 2015, experts claimed that Apple is not able to read messages sent between devices through iMessages, but reported that the company but it is still able to access data in the backups. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 24, 2015
Documents demonstrate NSA continued mass surveillance

Newly disclosed documents show that the NSA had found a way to continue spying on American citizens’ email traffic from overseas. The NSA continued to spy on the email messages of Americans, once again the US government has conducted a massive surveillance on the US soil. To curb internal law the US intelligence has is used […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2015
How to improve Internet security after the disclosure of the Diffie-Hellman flaw

Now that it is known a critical flaw in the Diffie-Hellman key-exchange protocol was exploited by the NSA to break the internet encryption, how to stop it? Recently a group of researchers has revealed how the NSA has cracked HTTPS, SSH, and VPNs rely on the Diffie-Hellman encryption by exploiting a wrong implementation of the cryptographic algorithm. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 28, 2015
NSA will lose access to its surveillance metadata in Nov. 29

Metadata acquired due to the NSA surveillance programs was ruled illegal by a court in May 2015. The NSA will lose access to its metadata in Nov. 29. According to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the NSA will destroy millions of US phone records collected during its investigation. The process will […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 29, 2015
MI5 to Google and Whatsapp, hand me your messages

The Conservatives are planning new laws to give MI5 the power to force IT giants to hand over encrypted messages from terror suspects. Potential global terrorism threats are persuading to Conservatives in UK to move the pieces of chess by law; in advance of the world’s biggest internet companies, such as Google, Apple and Facebook […]