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The Ministry of Labor suffers a new cyber attack
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The Ministry of Labor suffers a new cyber attack

The Ministry of Labor and Social Economy has been affected this Wednesday by a computer attack, as reported by the ministry itself through its Twitter account. "The Ministry of Labor and Social Economy has been affected by a computer attack. The technical officials of the Ministry and of the National Cryptological Center are working together to determine the origin and restore normality as soon as possible, "he said.⚠️ The Ministry of Labor and Social Economy has been affected by a computer attack. The technical managers of the Ministry and the National Cryptological Center are working together to determine the origin and restore normality as soon as possible.- Ministry of Labor and Social Eco...
They detect a new phishing scam: now cybercriminals impersonate Banco Santander to steal your money
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They detect a new phishing scam: now cybercriminals impersonate Banco Santander to steal your money

Last week, the Post Office suffered an attack of phishing due to cybercriminals impersonating the agency to steal users' bank details. This time, The National Police have warned on their social networks about the case of usurpation of authenticity of Banco Santander that cybercriminals are carrying out. The technique consists of send an SMS message to the individuals stating that they had 'received a refund' and that they should 'access the online account and check the situation' through a hyperlink that is attached to the end of the text. In this way, criminals will steal all possible data from those affected.Unfortunately, the identity of Banco Santander has already been imper...
Glovo’s stolen data for sale: names, emails, phone numbers and bank accounts are already on the Dark Web
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Glovo’s stolen data for sale: names, emails, phone numbers and bank accounts are already on the Dark Web

At the end of April, Glovo suffered a cyber attack that allowed cybercriminals access to personal data of the clients and also of the workers. The Barcelona-based home delivery company confirmed that it had been hacked, but theft of bank account data was initially ruled out. However, it seems that the attackers they did have access to clients' financial information. Network Law reports that hackers who have put Glovo's stolen database up for sale on the Dark Web claim that the Customers' credit or debit card number is included in the file. The seller claims that we can find administrator accounts with passwords, ID and bank details.Network Law At the time the security breach ...
Beware of this fake message from Correos: it is a phishing attack to steal your bank details
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Beware of this fake message from Correos: it is a phishing attack to steal your bank details

Phishing attacks are being the protagonists of this year and the most affected body has been the Post Officeas cybercriminals used their platform to impersonate them and scam other users. The National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE) uncovered a new campaign of fake emails that are intended to impersonate the identity of Correos. This time, The technique consisted of ensuring that the victim had a package pending delivery and had to pay an amount to receive the shipment.This campaign was intended to steal the victim's personal and banking details through social engineering. The email received by those affected was the following: "Information COVID-19 Correos is mobilized to guar...
Your personal information, at risk: in 2021 alone, more than 700 reported data breaches have been managed in Spain
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Your personal information, at risk: in 2021 alone, more than 700 reported data breaches have been managed in Spain

On the third anniversary of the beginning of the application of the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD), the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has published a statement in which it informs that So far in 2021 alone, it has managed more than 700 reported data breaches. Despite the fact that the GDPR began to apply three years ago, in 2018, users continue to face significant risks. According to the AEPD, most of these breaches are produced "by an external and intentional attack", being attacks with computer viruses type ransomware -those who restrict entry to part of the system and ask for a ransom for releasing files- the most frequent threat.Is the GDPR efficient? 36 mo...
Keys to prevent cyberbullying
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Keys to prevent cyberbullying

Technology plays a fundamental role in many people's daily lives and, although it can be used in a positive way, there are those who use it to do harm. In recent years, control and harassment in the digital world has become a problem and Jaya Baloo, Director of Information Security at Avast, has written an article on the subject.With the idea of ​​avoiding this digital bullying or to help those who suffer it, Baloo, lists five tactics to avoid the bullies:How to prevent stalkerware Stalkerware is a type of malicious software capable of locating a person and accessing their personal files, such as photos, videos, phone calls, text messages, etc.. Bullies can access all this infor...
New scam on Instagram: fake contests to steal personal information
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New scam on Instagram: fake contests to steal personal information

On Instagram, numerous publications are posted on the same day, an activity that poses a certain security risk because cybercriminals are given valuable information about our lives. In this same line, a new scam has been discovered that takes advantage of contests to defraud users. Large companies aim to reach the maximum number of followers on their social networks, and to achieve this on Instagram, they decide to launch virtual contests. To participate in these giveaways, the only requirements are to tag your friends in the comments of the publication, to 'Like' the photo and depending on the account, sometimes they will ask you to click the 'Follow' button on their profile.Wh...
TeaBot: the new Android malware capable of stealing your bank details
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TeaBot: the new Android malware capable of stealing your bank details

This year is not being the most appropriate to talk about cybersecurity, because a group of researchers has discovered a new malware called 'TeaBot'. Surely you are thinking about what it can affect us, right? It is a banking Trojan that attacks European banks to steal credentials and remotely control the mobile phone of those affected. Unfortunately, it is having a great impact in Spain. After the message malware named 'Flubot', the company Cleafy has discovered that this new Trojan affects only Android devices. When the virus enters the victim's phone, cybercriminals can monitor our movements thanks to the accessibility permission that manages to grant absolute control over t...
Florida declares state of emergency after cyberattack on oil pipelines
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Florida declares state of emergency after cyberattack on oil pipelines

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, declared a state of emergency on Tuesday to avoid a crisis in fuel supply after the cyberattack perpetrated against the largest network of oil pipelines in the United States.The government measure is announced after Colonial, the company that supplies 45% of the fuel consumed on the US east coast, interrupted its operations after being the object of a cyberattack using "ransomware", a program that blocks access to information in exchange for paying a reward to release it.At a press conference, DeSantis said that your administration monitors the effects of the cyberattack and the impact it is having in the northern part of the state, while calling for greater invol...
Who are ‘DarkSide’, the group of cybercriminals that has the United States in check
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Who are ‘DarkSide’, the group of cybercriminals that has the United States in check

'DarkSide' is not the name of a metal band, or at least it is not who we are going to talk to you about today. It is a group of cybercriminals allegedly located in Eastern Europe and at this time, according to the FBIThey are very busy. Since last Friday, and always as indicated by the FBI, these hackers have taken Colonial out of order, the largest pipeline network in the United States, due to a cyber attack perpetrated by ransomware.The FBI claims that these cybercriminals They blocked access to the company's computers and are now asking for money to free them.Who are 'DarkSide'?As we said, it is a group of cybercriminals and everything indicates that they come from Eastern Euro...