DragonFly, Cosmic Duke and Pitty Tiger: From State-Sponsored Espionage to Campaign of Independent APTs
Cyber espionage is one of the most aggressive cyber threats for private companies and government entities. In recent years, the number of cyber attacks having this finality has increased […]
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) a Global Threat: Analysis of the Effects on Cyberspace of the Iraqi Situation
What is ISIS and why it is menacing the world?
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS, is an […]
HeartBleed … the Internet encryption earthquake
The first serious earthquake in the encryption world is the disclosure of the Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160), a serious flaw in the popular OpenSSL library […]
The security community is observing a sensible increase of botnet activities, in particular of cloud-hosted botnets that are mainly based on the Amazon cloud architecture.
Amazon isn’t the only provider […]
In December, Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer, announced that it is testing unmanned drones to deliver products ordered by its customers. The service was experimental, and it could […]
The revelations of Edward Snowden totally changed our perception of NSA cyber capabilities. Day by day, the IT security community is reading about secret surveillance programs, exploits, and automated […]
The year 2014 started with a diplomatic crisis in Crimes and Ukraine. The tension rose just after the 2014 Ukrainian revolution, in which the government of President Viktor Yanukovych […]
The theme of the car hacking is increasingly discussed by the media and within the security community. At one time, the exploits of hackers that have hijacked a car […]
Summing up what happened, Der Spiegel published an internal NSA catalog that contains detailed information on spies’ backdoors used by the agencies and designed to compromise a wide range […]
Germany’s Der Spiegel has published a couple of disturbing articles on the NSA surveillance activities. The media agency has focused its articles on the Advanced/Access Network Technology (ANT) division […]