Pierluigi Paganini December 25, 2016
Moscow wants Apple to unlock iPhone of the killer of the Russian Ambassador

The Russian and Turkish authorities asked Apple to unlock iPhone belonging to the assassin of Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov. The Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was killed on Monday during an exhibition in Ankara. The killer is a lone Turkish gunman that shouted “God is great!” and “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” The shooter was killed […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2016
UK National Security Strategy, Cyber Security is a top priority

The UK Government published the first annual report on the implementation of the 2015 National Security Strategy. The strategy considers cyber security a top priority alongside the resurgence of state-based threats (Russia’s actions in Syria and Ukraine) and the terrorism (extremism and instability). When dealing with the impact of technology, especially cyber threats the report […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 02, 2016
The Immaterial Khilafah – Global Intelligence Insight Report

As the coalition forces started to enter the Iraqi city of Mosul, many have seen Al-Baghdadi’s speech as desperate plea, exhorting his fighters to stand and fight for the Caliphate until their dying breath while he was cowardly running away from the fray. “Turn the disbelievers’ night into day, bring destruction to their homes, make […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 04, 2016
ISIS Is Watching you: Islamic State Hacking Team Shares Access to Security Cameras Around the Word

BLACKOPS Cyber (BOC) reported to the authorities that a well-known ISIS hacking team was sharing access links to widely used surveillance systems. BLACKOPS Cyber (BOC), a U.S. based Cyber Intelligence firm, located a new type of threat in October which is indicative of the latest focus of the terrorist organization – technical resource development for […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 24, 2016
Terrorism activity continues unabated – Tower of Babel under the surface

This increase of the activity led Intel experts at Global Intelligence Insight to raise the level of terrorism threat in Italy to #1. With the eyes of the world set on the American Presidential elections on one side, and on Aleppo, Mosul and most recently Kirkuk on the other, underneath the online surface of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 24, 2016
Ardit Ferizi, the hacker who helped ISIS to share a Kill List of US Military Personnel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison

The hacker Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, who helped ISIS to share a Kill List of US Military Personnel has been sentenced to 20 years in a US prison Months ago, I reported you the story of Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, who is the hacker that supported the ISIS organization by handing over data for 1,351 US […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 20, 2016
How an insecure messaging app led to fall of a terrorist organization in Turkey?

MIT (Turkish Intelligence Agency) has hacked one-single server of a messaging app in Lithuania in order to identify members of an Islamic terrorist group. Within the harshness of political controversies turned up in Turkey with the recent coup attempt at July of 15th [1], it seems that a cyberwar between MIT [2] (Turkish National Intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2016
Major Europol’s operation against online terrorist propaganda

The Europol processed 1 677 media content and social media accounts in six languages containing violent online terrorist propaganda. Recently the European law enforcement agency EUROPOL announced the constitution of a cyber unit focused on fighting the online terrorist propaganda. The Agency now announced to have processed 1677 media content and social media accounts in […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 21, 2016
Twitter suspended 235,000 accounts belonging to the ISIS in 6 months

Twitter announced it has shut down 360,000 terrorist-related accounts since last year, Daesh traffic on its platform has plummeted by 45 percent in 2 years. Social media platforms are privileged instruments for the ISIS propaganda, members of the terror organization make a large use of social media like Twitter to share images and news about […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 16, 2016
The unmanned jihad in the sky

UAV – “Go ahead, look up [points to the sky] … see the drone? No? It’s alright, because the drone sees you. Sees your face. We know who you are.” The scene is from the movie “13 hours – The secret story of the soldiers of Benghazi”: as the member of Ansar al-Sharia looks up, […]