Pierluigi Paganini December 12, 2015
The French Gov will not block Tor neither Free Wi-Fi

According to the French Prime Minister Valls the Government will not ban Public Wi-Fi or the Tor Network. Last week, documents leaked to Le Monde suggested that the French Government was planning to adopt drastic measures in response to the terrorist threat, including the ban of the Tor Network and curtail public Wi-Fi. According to an […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 07, 2015
The French Gov wants to Block Tor and Forbid Free Wi-Fi

In response to the recent Paris terror attacks, the French government is proposing to forbid and block the use of the Tor anonymity network. In response to the recent Paris terror attacks, the French government is proposing to forbid and block the use of the Tor anonymity network. According to an internal document from the Ministry of […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 17, 2015
Discovered an ISIL Bitcoin Address containing 3 Million dollars

Hackers of the anti-Terrorism group Ghost Security Group have discovered ISIL militants had a bitcoin address containing 3 Million Dollars. We have been dismayed by the recent Paris attacks, fear, disgust and anger are the emotions that many of us have felt seeing the images from the France. While the Islamic State (ISIS) was claiming the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2015
Belgian authorities detained terrorists by intercepting WhatsApp messages

Belgian law enforcement exploited end-to-end encryption gaps in WhatsApp to intercept messages exchanged between members of a Chechen jihadist group. According to a report published by Bloomberg, two men were arrested and warrants were issued for other three suspects that were allegedly preparing a terrorist attack in Belgium. The interesting part of the news is that law […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 02, 2014
Al-Qaeda usage of encryption after Snowden leaks (Part 2)

Web Intelligence experts at Recorded Future issued the second part of the analysis on the usage of encryption by Al-Qaeda after the Snowden leaks. In May 2014 web intelligence firm Recorded Future published an interesting research on the use of encryption made by Al-Qaeda after the Snowden leaks. The study reported that members of Al-Qaeda are developing […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 15, 2012
Cyber security at large sporting events

Article published on The Malta Indipendent by Ron Kelson, Pierluigi Paganini, David Pace The London 2012 Olympics will bring together 10,500 athletes, diplomats, politicians, business leaders and millions of spectators from all over the world. Behind the scenes there is an immense effort being made to ensure the security and well-being of everyone participating, in any […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 13, 2012
Cyber security during sporting events

Excerpt from the article published on the last edition of PenTest AUDITING & STANDARDS 05 2012.  The article offers an overview on cyber security issues relating to sports events, competitions that are a priority target for terrorists and cyber criminals. What weight has the information security component on the overall organization? An analysis of the main types of computer attacks and possible consequences in a highly critical contest such as a sporting event. Introduction Whenever we see a major sporting event we […]