zero day attacks

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 November 12, 2012
Nation state sponsored attacks: the offensive of Governments in cyberspace

Article published on The Malta Indipendent on October 11th 2012 Pierluigi Paganini, David Pace, Publishers of mainstream ICT news are ablaze with articles on the evolution of the “Flame” malware targeting the Middle East region for cyber espionage purposes, and new menaces such as Gauss or Shamoon.  No longer the province of deviant black-hat hackers or […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 21, 2012
Wrong response to zero day attacks exposes to serious risks

Recent revelations on Flame case raise the question on the efficiency of “zero day vulnerabilities“, software bugs that hackers exploit to avoid security defenses of target systems. The real problem when we talk about zero-day is related to the duration of the period in which hackers exploit the vulnerability before world wide security community respond […]