Posts Categorized: English-Italian Translations

  • English-Italian Translations

    Gmail users hit viddyho phishing chat attack

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    Here follows the source text of another translation from Graham Cluley’s blog : It’s not been a good 24 hours for Gmail users. Having survived a blackout yesterday morning, fans of Google’s email system have been the target of phishing campaign spreading via the Google Talk chat system. The unsolicited instant messages urge Gmail users… Read more »

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    A sting in the tail of the “Error Check System” Facebook scare

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    Here follows the source text of another translation from Graham Cluley’s blog : Earlier today I warned you about a third-party Facebook application called “Error Check System” that has been moving in mysterious ways on the social network. Naturally, a lot of people will have been searching for information about “Error Check System” and if… Read more »

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    Beware “Error Check System” Facebook application

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    Here follows my first translation of Graham Cluley’s blog. Graham Cluley is a british programmer and ‘Senior Technology Consultant’ at Sophos, a world known developer and vendor of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and Network Access Control for desktops, servers, email systems and other network gateways. Many thanks to Graham for his… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Another Password Analysis

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    Here is the original post by Bruce Schneier (the source text of my translation): Here’s an analysis of 30,000 passwords from phpbb.com, similar to my analysis of 34,000 MySpace passwords: The striking different between the two incidents is that the phpbb passwords are simpler. MySpace requires that passwords “must be between 6 and 10 characters,… Read more »

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    Giving Out Replacement Hotel Keys

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    Here is the original post by Bruce Schneier (the source text of my translation): It’s a tough security trade-off. Guests lose their hotel room keys, and the hotel staff needs to be accommodating. But at the same time, they can’t be giving out hotel room keys to anyone claiming to have lost one. Generally, hotels… Read more »

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    Clickjacking

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): Good Q&A on clickjacking: In plain English, clickjacking lets hackers and scammers hide malicious stuff under the cover of the content on a legitimate site. You know what happens when a carjacker takes a car? Well, clickjacking is like that, except that the click… Read more »

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    News from the Rock Phish Gang

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): Definitely interesting: Based in Europe, the Rock Phish group is a criminal collective that has been targeting banks and other financial institutions since 2004. According to RSA, they are responsible for half of the worldwide phishing attacks and have siphoned tens of millions of… Read more »

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    Bypassing Microsoft Vista’s Memory Protection

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): This is huge: Two security researchers have developed a new technique that essentially bypasses all of the memory protection safeguards in the Windows Vista operating system, an advance that many in the security community say will have far-reaching implications not only for Microsoft, but… Read more »

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    Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

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    Another English-Italian translation of a post taken from Bruce Schneier ‘s blog: Schneier on Security Here is the source text: Last week’s dramatic rescue of 15 hostages held by the guerrilla organization FARC was the result of months of intricate deception on the part of the Colombian government. At the center was a classic man-in-the-middle… Read more »

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    Chinese Cyber Attacks

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    Here is the original post (the source text of my translation): The popular media conception is that there is a coordinated attempt by the Chinese government to hack into U.S. computers — military, government corporate — and steal secrets. The truth is a lot more complicated. There certainly is a lot of hacking coming out… Read more »