1-15 February 2016 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Despite my battle against CLUSIT about the origin of “their” data used to compile the statistics for the Italian Cyber Crime Report, it’s time to catch up and publish the first part of the statistics for the main cyber attacks of February.... Read More

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16-31 July 2014 Cyber Attacks Timeline

July is gone and hence it’s time, as usual, to summarize the main cyber events happened in the second half

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1-15 July 2014 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time for the first cyber attacks timeline of July reporting the main cyber events happened (or discovered) during the

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February 2012 Cyber Attacks Timeline (Part I)

February 2012 brings a new domain for my blog (it’s just a hackmaggedon) and confirms the trend of January with

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Back to The Future of Stuxnet

While the U.S. and U.K. are debating whether to use Cyberwarfare, someone, somewhere, has decided not to waste further time and has anticipated them, developing what appears to be a precursor of Stuxnet 2.0. In a blog post, Symantec explains how it came across the first samples of the malware thanks to a research lab with strong international connections, which, on October 14 2011, alerted the security firm to a sample that appeared to be very similar to Stuxnet.... Read More

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The FAST And The Furious

Yesterday I stumbled upon a couple of really interesting news published respectively by the Chaos Computer Club, the famous German hacker community, and by CNET, concerning in both cases “new” technologies aimed to fight crime. But if the news published by the CCC is yet another example of alleged Government Malware, that is a spyware built with the purpose to spy and collect evidences on the target’s computers, the news published by CNET sounds incredible and brings our minds to the well-known scenes of Minority Report, where Police used precognition to prevent crime.... Read More

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