Spain’s public administration is under the radar of cybercriminals

Spain's public administration

Spain has become a focal point for cybercriminal activities, from spying on big names in the Spanish government to attacking different organizations and systems of public institutions. The last blow is for the City Council of Lugo, but this attack only shows how weak many public systems are not only in Spain but throughout the […]

Learn what are the biggest password problems

password problems

Today, being World Password Day, we are going to talk about a very important topic, one that everyone seems to avoid just for their own comfort. Creating a strong password is not complicated and only takes a couple of minutes. The problem is that most users go with what they quickly remember or are familiar […]

Elon Musk’s Twitter will offer end-to-end encryption in DMs

End-to-end encryption

The shocking news this week was the purchase of the microblogging platform Twitter, by the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk. News that impressed many due to the length of the negotiations. Despite knowing Elon’s work, there are many users concerned about the changes. However, one of the things he wants to change is […]

T-Mobile Faced Its Second Cyberattack

T-Mobile

T-Mobile was the victim of a cyberattack last summer, but they couldn’t end the year with good news. In December, they were again the target of cybercriminals, ready to get a hold of their customers’ data. This time, the attack was over a small number of accounts, but it only proves that the company continues […]

How Safe Are Online Dating Apps?

online dating apps

Online dating apps are more popular every day, and although it is fun to see different profiles, or to enter this algorithm full of recommendations of “perfect” people for each one, they are coming with a halo of mystery and insecurity. These applications request a lot of data and information from each user so they […]

Cybersecurity tips for Thanksgiving

thanksgiving shopping

In the United States, Thanksgiving is a major holiday, but these days can also be considered shopping dates in the American country. There are two days that quickly have become practically 2 weeks of big discounts and tons of shopping sprees: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, many customers prefer to make their purchases online, […]

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 […]

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 […]