Pierluigi Paganini October 14, 2012
Secretary of Defense Panetta on U.S. cyber capabilities

Without doubts the man that has attracted the media attention in the cyber warfare scenario is Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, in my opinion one of the officers most farsighted and prepared on the politicians. Panetta has alerted US government on the high risks of cyber attacks against U.S. critical infrastructures and network, the opponents are […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 02, 2012
Chinese cyber attack against White House Office

The news is circulating on internet creating great concern, once again Chinese hackers have hit an infrastructure of a foreign state, once again we are speaking of cyber espionage but this time the victim is excellent because they were able to access the White House Military Office. The Washington Free Beacon announced the cyber attack […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2012
Are they Islamic hacktivists? In the meantime Netanyahu draws a red line

Last Wednesday the web site of U.S. Bank has been hit by a DDoS attack, that caused its block, launched by a group of Islamic hacktivists who have claimed responsibility for event. The web site remained down for an hour, starting at around 3:30 Pacific, due the impossibility to serve the huge quantity of requests. […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 28, 2012
U.S. admit cyber attacks.Who will decide in future conflict,humans or machines?

The U.S. are one of the most advanced country under cyber warfare perspective, we have read a lot on its capabilities and its offensive power, to remark some sample we can remind the plan-X project and the development of the cyber weapon Stuxnet. We all imagine that the U.S. are still really active in the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 22, 2012
Critical infrastructures & manipulation of the name Anonymous

What are the main dangers for our infrastructures? Too much threats which any country is exposed. The situation is bleak, suddenly the sectors of defense found themselves vulnerable to cyber threats. Once nations shown their proud arms, flaunt power, intimidating opponents in this way. Today the way of fighting is radically changed, the battleground is […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 14, 2012
Sykipot attacks U.S PKI infrastructures based on smart cards

In these hours on the web is turning the news of a cyber attack performed by a group of Chinese hackers against some U.S. Government Agencies. Once again, the weapon used against the strategic objectives is a cyber weapon, in particular it has been used a new version of the trojan Sykipot. Chinese hackers have […]