A 0-Day Attack Lasts On Average 10 Months

(But in some cases may remain unknown for up to 2.5 years). A couple of days ago, two Symantec Researchers have published an interesting article (“Before We Knew It: An Empirical Study of Zero-Day Attacks In The Real World”) reporting the study of 0-Day Attacks between 2008 and 2001. They have analyzed 300 million files collected by 11 million hosts (a representative subset of the hosts running Symantec products) between March 2008 and February 2011.... Read More

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July 2012 Cyber Attacks Statistics

Here we are with the statistics from the Cyber Attack Timelines  for the first and the second half of July 2012. The sample included 76 attacks which have been analyzed according the three familiar parameters: Motivations behind attacks, Distribution of attacks techniques and Distribution of targets.... Read More

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I, BOT (Coming To A C&C Server Near You)

Few days ago I have discovered that the City I live in (Rome), ranks at number two in the World for the number of BOT infections, at least according to Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Edition XVII.... Read More

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What is a Cyber Weapon?

What is a Cyber Weapon? At first glance this seems an immediate question to answer, but should anyone try to analyze the meaning of this term more deeply, probably he would be quite surprised and disappointed in discovering that the answer is not so immediate since an exact definition has not been given (at least so far).... Read More

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Timeline Of Cyber War Between Bangladesh and India

Update 03/26/12: List of Cyber Attacks Carried on by Pro-India Hackers against Bangladesh Several days ago I tweeted a request

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The First Italian Cybercrime Report is Available [Infographic]

Yesterday, during the Italian Security Summit 2012, the Italian Clusit Association has unveiled the first Italian Cybercrime Report for which I acted as a contributor (in particular I compiled the section dedicated to the Italian Cyber Attacks), putting also at disposal my 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline for the Report’s introduction.... Read More

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Middle East Cyber War Timeline (Part VIII)

This last week has seen some remarkable events an undoubtable revamp of data leaks inside the Middle East Cyberwar. Not

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After latest F-35 hack, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Elbit under multiple cyber attacks….right now.

Cross Posted from TheAviationist.... Read More

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February 2012 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Find here February 2012 Cyber Attacks Timelime Part I. With a small  delay (my apologies but the end of February

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