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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…

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Uganda, Rwanda , Kenya and South Sudan -among others- signed cyber security deal.

Short news by Victor Bjorgan Barrios.- Uganda, Kenya , Rwanda and South Sudan are among several African states to have signed a new deal on cyber security to protect multi-million-dollar oil…

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…

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…

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…

U.K.´s MPS [Metropolitan Police] communication systems have not been breached and remain secure. Two teens arrested.

U.K.´s MPS [Metropolitan Police] communication systems have not been breached and remain secure. Two teens arrested.

London – British police on Thursday arrested two teenage boys in connection with the release of recorded conversations between staff on the country’s anti-terrorist hotline. Hacking group TeamPoison uploaded a…

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…

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…

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