Tag Archives: Wired

Oops, My Drone Was Infected!

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image via Wikipedia"]UAV Operators at Joint Base Balad (LSA Anacond...[/caption]

Do you remember the intrepid Jeff Goldbum injecting malicious code on the Alien mothership during one of the most famous scenes of  Independence Day? Easy, no alien invasion is happening, simply a similar event occurred for US drones which were targeted with a common Key-Logger “civil” malware.... Read More

Looking Inside a Year of Android Malware

As you will probably know my Birthday post for Android Malware has deserved a mention from Engadget and Wired. Easily predictable but not for me, the Engadget link has been flooded by comments posted by Android supporters and adversaries, with possible trolls’ infiltrations, up to the point that the editorial staff has decided to disable comments from the article. The effect has been so surprising that someone has also insinuated, among other things, that I have been paid to talk s**t on the Android.... Read More

Tweets Of War Officially Confirmed

Do you remember my Tweets of War? That is the post in which I hypothesized that the rebels in Libya could use social networks to provide the coordinates of loyalists to the Allied troops in order to identify targets to bomb? Well, it looks like that a couple of months ago I was a good prophet, since the tweets of war  were effectively real.... Read More

Some Random Thoughts On Location Tracking

The Apple and the Android (almost) never agree in anything, but the issue of the Location Tracking has done the miracle and if there is one only point that Cupertino and Mountain View have in common, it is just the bad habit to track user’s position without his/her knowledge.... Read More