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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…

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…

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…

International cargo tankers: Nigerian backed pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing.

International cargo tankers: Nigerian backed pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing.

West Africa.- Pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea have increasingly targeted international cargo tankers, with roughly $100 million (74 million euros) in product stolen since 2010, a risk analysis…

Terrorist attack indicate lack of appropriate security at malls worldwide.

Terrorist attack indicate lack of appropriate security at malls worldwide.

The deadly attack on a high-end Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday put the safety of malls around the world into the spotlight and could trigger moves to improve security and…

French forces failed rescuing intelligence officer in Somalia.

French forces failed rescuing intelligence officer in Somalia.

SOMALIA.- French commandos launched a failed raid in Somalia in a failed attempt to rescue an french intelligence officer held captive for 3½ years, the Defense Ministry announced Saturday. Islamists…

Confirmed: al Qaeda actively fighting in Mali.

Confirmed: al Qaeda actively fighting in Mali.

The leader of al Qaeda’s North African wing Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, has put his group’s fighters in Mali’s north at the disposal of Ansar Dine rebels seeking to impose…