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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…

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…

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

2014 could open market for cybersecurity experts in Africa.

  Next January 2014 (24-31) , African Union (AU) Heads of State will meet in Ethiopia, and most likely vote to suscribe a cybersecurity convention draft, with the objetive to…

Nigeria center of cybercrime in Africa.

Nigeria center of cybercrime in Africa.

The absence of an enabling legislation on Nigeria’s cyberspace has continued to increase concerns over online safety, dwindling consumer confidence in e-commerce and other online financial transactions. Cases of cybercrime…

Spanish Government plans to criminalise riots.

Spanish Government plans to criminalise riots.

Spain is planning new laws against street protests by regulating the use of social networking. The Spanish Interior Minister, Jorge Fernandez Diaz, has announced a reform of the penal code…

Yesterday Home Office´s website, today hackers allegedly hijacked Scotland Yard´s anti terror hotline.

Yesterday Home Office´s website, today hackers allegedly hijacked Scotland Yard´s anti terror hotline.

London.- In a major security breach of British antiterrorism efforts, hackers bypass Scotland Yard´s technology to record anti terrorist conversations. The hacker group likes to be named as “Teampoison” and…

France: Islamist radicals want to avenge death of alleged terrorist Mohamed Merah.

France: Islamist radicals want to avenge death of alleged terrorist Mohamed Merah.

France’s interior minister Claude Gueant said that some radical Islamist groups in France want to avenge the death of a Mohamed Merah, a muslim radical, who the government says was…

Alleged hacker group Anonymous accused of planning attack on European power grid.

Alleged hacker group Anonymous accused of planning attack on European power grid.

The agency that runs auctions to trade capacity on cross-border power lines in central Europe warned market participants on Thursday that the hacker group Anonymous was targeting its website. The…

2013: EUROPOL will start with its European Cybercrime Centre in Le Hague.

2013: EUROPOL will start with its European Cybercrime Centre in Le Hague.

The EU European Commission , wants to establish a dedicated Cybercrime Centre as part of Europol (the European Police Office of INTERPOL). The headquarters wil be in the city of The…

FBI and Ukranian Secret Service SBU fighting Cyber Criminals in Kiev.

FBI and Ukranian Secret Service SBU fighting Cyber Criminals in Kiev.

Ukrainian authorities have shut down a long-running forum that was used to trade tips on writing malicious software, a sign the country’s law enforcement may be watching hackers more closely.…