Pierluigi Paganini November 20, 2011
Elude control … let’s digitally sign malware code

F-Secure Researchers have discovered a digitally signed malware that has code signed with a stolen government certificate belonging to the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. The issue has long been known and this attack methodic has triggered a widespread lack of confidence in the process of trusting based on the use of certificates. The impairment […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2011
Duqu … Do we really know the enemy?

In recent months we have read many reports related the analysis of the famous malware  and different assumptions about its genesis. Who designed the malicious agent? For what purpose? What features of Duqu we know? How can protect our structure from this threat? Let’s approach the questions step by step talking about its origin, on which much has been discussed. Comparing Stuxnet to Duqu Many researcher indicate that Stuxnet is the progenitor of the Duqu, both […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 14, 2011
Video game & Security, a new opportunity? Gaming platform primary target for cyber attacks. (EN/IT)

English version Which could be a critical objective to choose if we evaluate media coverage of the event, complexity and effort necessary to the success of the attack, the audience involved, access to resources used in turn for further offenses? Personally, I have many doubts …  a gaming platform!  Yesterday on a national newspaper has been published […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 06, 2011
New variants of the DevilRobber Mac OS X TrojanFound in Trojaned Apps Are Stealing Data

Mac malware has been making some headlines in the last few months, as attackers have begun applying to OS X some of the tactics they’ve been using on Windows for decades. Security analysts have discovered several variants of the DevilRobber Mac OS X Trojan, the last one is also able to steal files, installs a […]