Happy Birthday! One Year of Android Malware

Exactly One year ago (9 August 2010) Kaspersky discovered the first SMS Trojan for Android in the Wild dubbed SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. This is considered a special date for the Google Mobile…

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Five Years of Hacking (Updated)

Strange Days for Information Security, you may watch my July 2011 Attacks Chart for noticing how troubled July has been. August promises to be even worse, but this is not…

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July 2011 Cyber Attacks Timeline

This awful infosec July is over, and finally we can sum up the Cyber Attacks reported during this month. I collected all the available information and inserted it inside the…

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Autism and Hacking

Today Jake Davis, allegedly known as Topiary, the purported spokesman and frontman of the Infamous LulzSec hacker group, was heard by Westminster Magistrates' Court on five charges, including conspiracy for the DDoS…

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It’s A Cruel Summer

The Cruel Summer the title of this post refers to, is not the famous '83 pop hit by Bananarama, but just a brief summary of what is happening on Information…

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AnonPlus Hacked (Again) by Syrian Group

Update August 9: Anonplus defaced once again by Syrian Hackers! There is no peace for AnonPlus the alternative Social Network established by the Infamous Hacking Group. Only a couple of…

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The Two Faces of Hacking

My colleague Massimo Biagiotti suggested me this interesting matrix from IEEE which originally indicated some of the biggest and best stories assessed along two dimensions: innovation and impact. Actually I…

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