Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2012
CyberCop system, a russian project against cybercrime

This time I desire to speak about an interesting initiative of Group-IB company, a resident of the Moscow-based Skolkovo Foundation, that has received a grant in the amount of 30m rubles (approximately $966,000) for the development of a global counter-cybercrime system. The funds is co-financed by the Skolkovo Foundation which has provided 21m rubles ($676,000), […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 17, 2012
Zeus P2P variant against Facebook,Hotmail,Yahoo & Google Mail

The experts of Trusteer firm have discovered a new variant Zeus malware responsible of  a series of attacks against principal internet service providers. The variant carried out attacks using the P2P network architecture targeting users of Facebook, Hotmail and Yahoo and  Google Mail. What is Zeus? The Zeus Trojan is one of most notourios malware […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 22, 2012
Flashback? Are you joking? There aren’t malware for Mac

Yesterday I discussed with a friend and colleague Francesco on the lack of awareness of Apple’s users on malware that plague products of the house in Cupertino. This consideration is one of the reasons of the success in malware development for Apple, the users totally ignore that Apple machines are equivalent to any other kind of […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2012
VISA & MASTERCARD breach raises Security doubts on standard compliance

The Krebs on Security blog reported that there has been a security breach at Global Payments that “may involve more than 10 million compromised card numbers.”  We are facing with a massive breach that could impact more over 10 million compromised card numbers, for this reason VISA and MasterCard are alerting banks across US about […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 08, 2011
Banking – new threats grow

Have you ever wondered what are the main threats have concerns the banks and financial institutions? Several survey have been conducted and apart small differenced of on numbers they all have evidenced that Top fraud threats are payment card fraud check fraud phishing/vishing account takeover third-party POS skimming When these frauds are detected?  The major […]