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Email privacy and ECPA: new law could give more security to our messages?

Email privacy and ECPA: new law could give more security to our messages?

New amendment has been proposed to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to modernize and increase the protection of emails and electronic communications in general. From 1986 to 1987 the Internet Protocol became a standard procedure on PCs and the number of networks increased from 2,000 to 30,000. But, one hand the development of technology increased, on the other the Protocol is the same of 1986. In this sense, several technology and internet companies have joined forces with conservative and liberal organizations in a show of solidarity for a proposed amendment to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

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LOST AN EMAIL CONVERSATION WITH A FRIEND? NSA ’S PRISM CAN HELP YOU

LOST AN EMAIL CONVERSATION WITH A FRIEND? NSA ’S PRISM CAN HELP YOU

Even if you're not doing anything wrong, you're watched and recorded, and the capacity of these storage systems is increasing every year more and more . The U.S. program PRISM NSA. This system can be used to go back in time and scrutinize every decision you have ever made, every friend with whom you've never discussed anything suspicious , to derive from an innocent life .

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Internet solicitation and crimes: Florida takes new legal measures

Internet solicitation and crimes: Florida takes new legal measures

The growth of the net and it’s use by children and teen could be very dangerous for them. It is confirmed by many study and cases that Internet solicitation of the young people is becoming a big problem connected to the numerous of information and the communication with unknown people. To face the problem, the State of Florida has put in place laws with the purpose of reducing the risk of Internet surfers becoming victims of such online solicitation.

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Gozi Virus has three names: history and effects of one of the most dangerous programs in the world.

Gozi Virus has three names: history and effects of one of the most dangerous programs in the world.

The case of Gozi is well known:big Virus, tens of millions of dollars stolen and panic in the Bank system. Now on 23 of January there are three names in front of the justice; three hackers dealing with the case and they risk 95 years in jail. With the following article we would describe how' s the jurisdiction and the trial in this moment and explain what's this virus.

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Doctor Friend and Mr. Abuse: a Social-Internet reality

Doctor Friend and Mr. Abuse: a Social-Internet reality

The truth about Internet is that often you can’t be sure who people really are or who is actually running the site you’re on. It is important to know that online information is searchable and often permanent and so to prevent problems it is better to analyse and study good solutions and tips not to fall in this trap.

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Criminal abuses connected with social networks: daily and high risk for the young people.

Criminal abuses connected with social networks: daily and high risk for the young people.

What about the use of the social networks? Well, the Hong Kong's Parliament has discussed about the sad situation of the increasing of the number of rapes. In according to the local police, it has been demonstrated that the major part of the rapes is due to the "phishing" on the net, in particular for underage girls who use social networks. Here we report and develop this terrible situation, also refering to other cases.

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Computer Law: US and Italy, a juristic analysis

Computer Law: US and Italy, a juristic analysis

The article presents a resume of the most important institutes in the USA, in particular focusing on the two National Acts dealing with Computer Law. After that we have considered how the italian law and law order deals with the computering and the computer security problems, escpecially making a juridical comparison and reflexion between the two orders.

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The Case of Gozi Trojan Virus : Not all surprises are always beautiful even inviting

The Case of Gozi Trojan Virus : Not all surprises are always beautiful even inviting

As the ancient Greek legend of the fall of Troy, a Trojan Horse, as Gozi , is a malicious piece of software which requires users to invite it in, and is therefore disguised as something else. “Gozi” was and is nowadays a Trojan virus or “malware” which injects fields into websites of financial institutions without their knowledge and that steals personal bank account information, including usernames and passwords creating back doors, a real good way for cybercriminals to trick people into thinking they are getting answers from genuine and serious financial companies.

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