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Cybersecurity Highlights

This section registers the most relevant incidents or public events related to the cybersecurity and information and communication technologies (ICT), in a way that a chronological history of them is available, together with their main links, references and information sources.
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Dridex Bornet alleged leader arrested

British National Crime Agency and FBI have arrested the alleged leader of the Dridex botnet, Andrey Ghinkul. Dridex is a botnet that steals banking credentials to then deviate money to bank...

Cyber attack on German parliament

The computer network of the German parliament has been attacked, according to G DATA Security Labs, intended to test the stability and resilience of the system. The attack objetive was infect the...

INTERPOL coordinates global operation to take down Simda botnet

INTERPOL Digital Crime Centre (IDCC), in collaboration with Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, Trend Micro, Kaspersky Lab, and the Japan’s Cyber Defense Institute, has performed a worldwide operation...

Joint operation against Beebone botnet

The Beebone botnet has been taken down through a sinkhole of its associated domain names. Beebone is responsible for more than 12,000 infections in computers in more than 195 countries, existing...

Joint operation against Ramnit botnet

The Europol has led a joint operation for taking down the Ramnit botnet. In this operation, law enforcement agencies from Germany, Holand, Italy and the UK, in collaboration with AnubisNetworks,...

La botnet BrutPOS compromete servidores RDP

FireEye ha descubierto una botnet, que afecta a terminales de punto de venta (PoS), destinada al robo de credenciales bancarias. La botnet ataca por fuerza bruta servidores Microsoft Remote Desktop...

Botnet Windigo

Se ha descubierto una botnet, bautizada como Windigo, que habría afectado durante 2 años a más de 25.000 servidores, de los cuales más de 10.000 aún estarían infectados. Entre los afectados se...