Ransomware: how to protect yourself?

Ransomware has quickly become the most popular type of malware. Recent ransomware attacks have prevented hospitals from providing essential services, crippled public services in cities, and caused significant damage to various organizations. Ransomware is malicious software that uses encryption to demand a ransom on victim information. A user’s or organization’s essential data is encrypted so … Read more

how to protect yourself from this growing phenomenon

Couple Jérémy Pennors Posted 2 hours ago, Update 36 minutes ago According to a study carried out by the German university FAU in 2016, 45% of users would click on links received by e-mail or SMS, even when they do not know the source. terovesalainen / stock.adobe.com Attempts at SMS scams against smartphone users have … Read more

Cybersecurity needs are increasing in Africa

Published on : 27/06/2022 – 00:06 A cyberattack takes place every 39 seconds worldwide, according to a United Nations assessment. Africa is no exception to the rule. Fishing, malware, impersonation, ransomware, the threats are plentiful. A question at the heart of the reflections of start-ups and companies. « Ah yes it is a threat! Jacques … Read more

In cyberspace, Russia has not yet used all its capabilities

“Parry your shields (Shields up)!” »,let it be known the American agency dedicated to cybersecurity. “Any organization – large or small – must be prepared to face cyber actions”she explains on her website. → LIVE. War in Ukraine: follow the course of this 9th day of the Russian attack Same story in France, on the … Read more

the “Bonnie and Clyde” of cybercrime

Published on : 10/02/2022 – 18:00 Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein were arrested on Tuesday in the United States where they are suspected of having tried to launder more than three billion dollars in stolen bitcoins. But it is the profile of this couple, dubbed the “Bonnie and Clyde” of cybercrime, which has mainly caught … Read more

2021 record year for cryptocurrency theft by North Koreans

Published on : 14/01/2022 – 18:28 North Korean hackers stole nearly $400 million last year by attacking cryptocurrency exchanges. It’s one of the juiciest years for cybercriminals, analysts Chainalysis says. Last year, seven cyberattacks were carried out by North Korean hackers, three more than the previous year. The company Chainalysis points out that the hacking … Read more