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Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Transnational Crime: Rats launch Spora ransomware. Is Daesh behind it?

Nowadays, ransomware has become the most dangerous type of criminal malware. Most of the new families are prepared by amateurs (script-kiddies) and they are distributed on a small scale. Inside…

North Africa infected with ISIS terrorism.

North Africa infected with ISIS terrorism.

A​ growing number of terrorist attacks in the United States and Europe have a North African connection — yet Washington policymakers continue to pay far less attention to the region…

Mali: MINUSMA not achieving protection of civilians.

Mali: MINUSMA not achieving protection of civilians.

The increasing number of attacks against international forces in both the north and south of Mali shows that these remain, for now, the main target of terrorist groups. This calls into…

U.S. capture of criminal Joseph Kony seems now closer.

U.S. capture of criminal Joseph Kony seems now closer.

A man identifying himself as Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army, gave himself up to U.S.-African forces tracking the guerrilla group in the Central African Republic,…

2015: Terror in Africa

2015: Terror in Africa

Reporters of the German news agency Deutsche Welle  -on a special assignment-  have interviewed victims and former members of terror groups, ex-profiteers ,  and people who are trying to stop…

Central Africa Republic SELEKA insurgents attacked in Cameroon.

Central Africa Republic SELEKA insurgents attacked in Cameroon.

Rebels from the Central African Republic have kidnapped nine Cameroonian nationals to press the Cameroonian government to release their leader, the newspaper Mutations reported on Monday.READ INFO HERE…

Boko Haram & Africa´s own Caliphate in north-eastern Nigeria.

Boko Haram & Africa´s own Caliphate in north-eastern Nigeria.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau declared the establishment of an Islamic Caliphate in north-eastern Nigeria. “We are in an Islamic Caliphate,” said Shekau, flanked by masked fighters and cradling a…

Piracy: Ghana affected by Nigerian pirates.

Piracy: Ghana affected by Nigerian pirates.

Two recent pirate attacks have raised international concerns that Ghana is turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at sea. Released in August, last July oil tanker…

About Boko Haram´s financial sources.

About Boko Haram´s financial sources.

Boko Haram has ample cash in a part of Nigeria and West Africa where money is scarce.  Its weapons have shifted from relatively cheap AK-47s in the early days of…

Al Qaeda has plans for Tunisia and Libya.

Al Qaeda has plans for Tunisia and Libya.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has big plans for Tunisia and Libya, and the terror organisation intends to use Ansar al-Sharia to achieve its goal. AQIM’s Algerian chief Abdelmalek Droukdel…

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