Cybercriminals lose millions of dollars

cybercriminals lose millions

Ransomware groups took this year to make unprecedented attacks: Kaseya, Colonial Pipeline, and the meat company JBS Foods. These were proof that those groups really want to be known. However, these cybercriminals lost millions of dollars due to a problematic update in the code of the ransomware group BlackMatter; they were the ones behind the […]

Cybersecurity in Colombia: Aspects and details

cybersecurity in Colombia

Cybersecurity in Colombia has been growing over the past years but, with the pandemic, this is now one of the priorities for many companies. Digitalization is there; however, it needs more efforts not only from the people but also from the government. Nevertheless, many American cybersecurity companies are looking for new opportunities in the South […]

Microsoft is working with the U.S. Government to stop cybercriminals

cybercriminals

This year, cyberattacks were on the rise, especially to critical infrastructure and important tech companies in several major countries around the world. Attacks on companies like SolarWinds, Kaseya, or Colonial Pipeline show that ransomware groups are getting brave. For the U.S., Pipeline was a critical attack, so Microsoft is starting to step up its game […]

The growth of cyberattacks in Latin America

Cyberattacks in Latin America

Cyberattacks in Latin America are showing a constant growth thanks to several reasons: from moving to home office due to the pandemic situation to the use of pirated programs, something quite common in the region. These are problems that Latin American countries are dealing with. Keep reading to learn more about how the region is […]

A cyberattack causes problems with gas stations in Iran

Gas stations in Iran

The gas stations in Iran were the new victims of a cyberattack; this caused chaos among citizens because of the importance of refueling their cars. But it’s just another attack of the many this year where critical infrastructure in different countries has been compromised. Plus, Iran has faced several attacks during the year, some quite […]

Cybersecurity in Latin America: Strengths and weaknesses

Cybersecurity in Latin America

Cybersecurity in Latin America is an important aspect that has been growing over the years. But, in these times that require stronger security in many different fields, Latin American countries are showing a desire to improve their security in the digital world. Today’s article will show the strengths and weaknesses of this region regarding cybersecurity. […]

New Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative from the U.S. Government

New Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative

Looking to have stronger cybersecurity efforts and laws, the U.S. Government announced the formation of a new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative. This one will hold contractors accountable for failing to meet cybersecurity requirements. That way, everybody can safeguard public sector information and infrastructure, which have been threatened the last couple of years thanks to weak cybersecurity […]

Popular movies used for phishing, the preferred method of cybercriminals

Movies used for phishing

Users are always on the lookout for trendy things as they go viral quickly, but this becomes a weakness that cybercriminals take advantage of and deceive many. One of the most common cases is movies used for phishing, as many fans are looking forward to the release of any of their favorite movies. In recent […]

Google is turning on the two-factor authentication for every user

two-factor authentication

The two-factor authentication has become a new layer of security for many systems and services. Still, the most recent one to implement it as a mandatory feature is Google, enrolling about 150 million users automatically before the year ends. There are some details about this change; keep reading to find out more! Read: GriftHorse is […]

GriftHorse is the new malware to steal bank information

GriftHorse

GriftHorse is the new malware that is causing trouble for users of Android smartphones. This is not the first or last malware that could appear on those devices. However, this can cause many damages, not only monetarily, but also the constant notifications and different features that activate on them. Keep reading to find out more! […]