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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…

Sahel and Libya under attack: the Strategy behind Boko Haram´s pledge of formal allegiance to ISIL.

Sahel and Libya under attack: the Strategy behind Boko Haram´s pledge of formal allegiance to ISIL.

March 08,2015-by Joseph Jones.  Nigeria’s Boko Haram group (BH), now somewhat allegedly weakened by a multinational AU (African Union) force that has dislodged BH from a score of northeastern towns,…

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…

World Cup 2014: devices are very likely going to get hacked. How to stop it.

World Cup 2014: devices are very likely going to get hacked. How to stop it.

When the 2014 World Cup kicks of in Brazil this week, the event is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of diehard soccer fans from around the world. Since those fans are…

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…

ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda has made a comeback that few at the time foresaw. On at least one important metric, it has never been stronger. Two groups linked to al-Qaeda, Islamic State of…

Intl Organized Crime: Al Qaeda in Maghreb AQIM revenues up 1500% in 10 years, sources are kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and drugs..

Intl Organized Crime: Al Qaeda in Maghreb AQIM revenues up 1500% in 10 years, sources are kidnapping, trafficking, smuggling and drugs..

This recent killing showed that regardless of the setbacks it has endured, AQIM is a tougher and richer organization than most had believed. In the last ten years, AQIM has…

UN Ban Ki-moon warned on terrorism and organized crime in sub-Saharan Sahel region.

UN Ban Ki-moon warned on terrorism and organized crime in sub-Saharan Sahel region.

Terrorism, trafficking in arms, drugs and people, and other transnational forms of organized crime are threatening security in Africa’s vast sub-Saharan Sahel region, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today. “The Sahel’s…

France supporting proactive strategy of Security and Development in Africa.

France supporting proactive strategy of Security and Development in Africa.

  By Alejandro Ronard Alem.- In a pragmatic way, the French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian spares no effort to advance in the construction of the European Defense. France also…

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