Tag Archives: Technology

Europol – Internet Organized Cyber Crime Threat Assessment 2018: new trends in the obscure sides of FinTech – by Daniele Maria Barone

The latest report of Europol on Internet Organized Cyber Crime (IOCTA 2018)[i] stresses, among other issues, the weak points that modern financial tools and a lack of either an up-to-date legal framework or cooperation among institutions and the private sector, brings to the cybercrime field. Continue reading

16Aug/18

Cyber Jihad and Terrorism Financing: New Methods – Old Rules – by Daniele Maria Barone

On July this year, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) published a report addressed to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors, summarizing the latest development in anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorism financing (TF) and drawing a short term work program in these fields[i]. Continue reading

03Aug/18

3D printed guns: From “state to art” to “diy” terrorist and criminal mentality – by Maria Alvanou

In 2015, Hong Kong authorities arrested members of a terrorist group planning to attack the city. The big news was that they allegedly tried to modify airsoft guns with a 3D printer[1]. Today, of the most circulating news regards the ban by an american federal judge on sharing gun blue prints on the web[2]. Continue reading

19Jun/18

Contemporary Measures to Counter the Misuse of Cryptocurrencies – by Daniele Maria Barone

As pointed out during the International Conference on terrorism financing “No Money for Terror” held in Paris the 25-26th of April 2018, which has gathered Ministers from 80 countries and nearly 500 experts, a growing number of States is criminalizing terrorism financing as a standalone offense but the number of terrorism-financing cases being successfully prosecuted by UN Member States’ judicial systems is still limited, due to the difficulty of proving the intent that the funds would be used for terrorism purposes[i]. Continue reading

24Jun/17

Il Califfato vieta il networking sui Social – by Gabriele Mori

«Così, dalla data di questa comunicazione, usare siti per social network è interamente e totalmente vietato». Risale a poche settimane fa – 14 maggio 2017 –  il documento del sedicente Stato Islamico emerso in questi giorni che intima con decisione ai suoi uomini di non usare in alcun modo i siti di social network. Continue reading

19Feb/17

La minaccia dei Droni di Daesh: tra propaganda e realtà – by Gaia Rossi

La propaganda di Daesh sui droni continua. ITSTIME ha già ospitato diversi commenti in merito all’interesse di Daesh per gli UAVs (droni radiocomandati), in seguito al ritrovamento di alcuni documenti in Iraq risalenti al 2015 e agli alert lanciati dalle testate giornalistiche, su potenziali minacce “derivanti dal cielo”. Continue reading