Pierluigi Paganini October 01, 2017
60% of institutions in Saudi Arabia hit by malware-based attacks

According to Kaspersky Lab, sixty percent of institutions in Saudi Arabia have experienced malware-based attacks over the past 12 months. Malware continues to be one of the most dangerous threats for organizations worldwide, and data recently disclosed by security firms. According to Kaspersky Lab, Saudi Arabia is under a constant malware-based attack, the experts reported that […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 30, 2015
US failed a Stuxnet-style attack against North Korea

New revelations came after a high-profile defector warns of that North Korea’s cyber army has the capability to run cyber attacks that could cause loss of human lives. According to an exclusive report by Reuters, The US was attempting without success to interfere with the nuclear programme of Pyongyang, in the same way it has done with Iran … SCADA systems […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 27, 2015
Getting computer infections more often? You’re not alone!!

Computer malware Infections are dramatically increasing, it is time to assume a proper security posture to protect every single note of a global network. Infections from malicious software — harmful code that’s also known as malware and that includes things like computer viruses and worms — are keeping repair specialists like in Kaspersky, Sophos, and […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 23, 2014
Kaspersky on SmartTV malware … it’s question of time

Eugene Kaspersky explained that SmartTV are vulnerable to malware-based cyber attacks, it’s a question of time to assist a large-scale infection. In the last months we discussed about possible infection through the Internet of Things, in particular, we focused on cyber attacks on home appliances including Routers, SmartTV, refrigerators and ovens. The number of smart devices […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 09, 2014
Cost of conducting APT campaigns is dramatically dropping

Speaking at Kaspersky Lab’s Industry Analyst Summit Costin Raiu, revealed that the cost for APT campaign is dramatically dropping. The cost of developing advanced malware has fallen dramatically malicious code like Stuxnet and Flame are today economically more affordable. It has been estimated that the expense for the development of a cyber weapon like Stuxnet,or for a […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 19, 2014
IoT – Discovered first Internet of Things cyberattack on large-scale

Proofpoint discovered more Than 750,000 Phishing and SPAM Emails Launched From “Thingbots” Including Televisions, Fridge Recently security researchers from Proofpoint uncovered a cyber attack against the Internet of Things (IoT), more than 100,000 Refrigerators, Smart TVs and other smart household appliances have been hacked to send out 750,000 malicious spam emails. The nightmare comes true, dozens […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2014
Kaspersky discovered Icefog Hit US energy companies with Java Backdoor

Kaspersky experts discovered a java version of icefog espionage campaign that targeted at least 3 us oil, gas companies spreading a backdoor dubbed Javafog. Kaspersky Lab in September 2013 announced to have discovered Icefog team, an emerging group of cyber-mercenaries available for hire to conduct surgical hit and run operations against strategic targets.  The cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 14, 2014
Internet of Things and principal cyber threats

Internet of Things, a business growing at a compound annual rate of 7,9%, which are the principal cyber threats to the popular paradigm? Another week is starting and this morning the topic that I’ve found everywhere is Internet of Things (IoT), it is a growing paradigm that will influence our life in the next future, […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2013
Israel and Saudi Arabia are plotting a cyber weapon worse than Stuxnet

Iranian report states that Israel and Saudi Arabia are plotting new computer cyber weapon to sabotage the Iranian nuclear program like happened with Stuxnet. Saudi spy agency, Mossad are collaborating in the design of malware worse than Stuxnet. The Fars agency reported that Israel and Saudi Arabia have started a joint collaboration for the development […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 23, 2013
Cost of cybercrime for UK Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses issued an interesting study on cost of cybercrime suffered by small businesses in the UK. Cost of cybercrime is usually evaluated for large corporate underestimating its dramatic effect on small business, small companies are in fact most vulnerable to the increasing cyber criminals and hacktivists. An interesting study conducted by […]