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Another crucial episode in the affair of the RSA Breach. In a letter published yesterday by mean of the Executive…

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One Year Of Lulz (Part I)

Update December 26: 2011 is nearly gone and hence, here it is One Year Of Lulz (Part II)

This month I am a little late for the December Cyber Attacks Timeline. In the meantime, I decided to collect on a single table the main Cyber Attacks for this unforgettable year.

In this post I cover the first half (more or less), ranging from January to July 2011. This period has seen the infamous RSA Breach, the huge Sony and Epsilon breaches, the rise and fall of the LulzSec Group and the beginning of the hot summer of Anonymous agsainst the Law Enforcement Agencies and Cyber Contractors. Korea was also affected by a huge breach. The total cost of all the breaches occurred inthis period (computed with Ponemon Institute’s estimates according to which the cost of a single record is around 214$) is more than 25 billion USD.

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An E-mail Attack to Ground Zero

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  • Post last modified:September 11, 2011
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Easily Predictable, the 10th 9/11 anniversary turned out to be a too tempting opportunity for unscrupulous hackers and cyber pranksters.…

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An Industry Wide Attack

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  • Post last modified:September 9, 2011
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9/9/2011: Globalsign admitted evidence of a breach to the web server hosting the www website: Today we found evidence of…

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Finally I Saw One!

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Update: F-Secure posted in their blog the complete description on how the patient 0 was found: And here it is…

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And The Winner Is…

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The Pwnie Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements and failures of security researchers and the security community.…

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The Two Faces of Hacking

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My colleague Massimo Biagiotti suggested me this interesting matrix from IEEE which originally indicated some of the biggest and best…

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Seeds On Sale?

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With the alleged Northrop Grumman Cyber-attack, we have experienced three attempts, unleashed in few days, to leverage the compromised RSA…

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