Tag Archives: OSCE

1-15 October 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline

It’s time to review the list of the main cyber attacks happened during the first half of October.

Of course there are few doubts: the breach involving Adobe (compromising the details of 3 million customers and the source code of two products) is for sure the most remarkable event of the month (and probably of the year), and its consequences will likely affect the Infosec landscape for long. In addition it overshadowed all the other events occurred so it is quite hard to summarize the threat landscape of the first 15 days of October.

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1-15 November 2012 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first half of November 2012 has been undoubtedly characterized by Hacktivism. Not only the month has begun with the ProjectBlackStar by the infamous Team Ghostshell (2.5 million accounts leaked belonging to different Russian sectors), but also the long-awaited November 5 has brought an unprecedented wave of Cyber Attacks against organizations all over the world, including Symantec and the UK Ministry Of Defence (more than 3,000 accounts leaked in both cases).

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Gears Of Cyberwar

Il 2010 verrà ricordato tra gli annali della sicurezza informatica soprattutto per due eventi: Operation Aurora e Stuxnet. Sebbene estremamente diversi tra loro per natura e origine (nel primo caso si parla di un attacco perpetrato dalla Cina per rubare informazioni di dissidenti e nel secondo caso di un malware progettato da USA e Israele con lo scopo di sabotare le centrali nucleari iraniane), i due eventi sono accomunati da un minimo comune denominatore: la matrice politica, ovvero il fatto che la minaccia informatica sia stata creata a tavolino per azioni di spionaggio nel primo caso e guerra sabotaggio nel secondo.... Read More