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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.

20 arrested in operation against virtual fraud

La Policia Nacional has dismantled a gang of cybercciminals accused of fraud against 50000 victims (6000 of them in Spain) and causing damages of over 50 million euro, paying investments with an...

La UIT with Europol support dismantle a gang of cybercriminals

Grupo de fraudes en el uso de las telecomunicaciones de la Brigada Central de Seguridad Informatica-U.I.T Madrid, supported by Europol, has dismantled a gang of cybercriminals arresting nine and...

German Patriot missiles attacked

Six launchers and two German Patriot radars deployed in Turkey near the Syrian border, carried out “unexplained” commands for a limited time. Supposedly these commands were issued by "unknown...

Hacking Team hacked

The Italian cyberweapons manufacturer Hacking Team has been hacked and publish 400GB of internal company data. The data include internal files, bills, list of clients and theirs credential, emails...

Cyberattack grounds 1400 passengers

A cyberattack targeting LOT, national polish airlines, caused at least 10 international flights to be cancelled, grounding 1400 passengers. The incident, that affected the creation of new flight...

Duqu 2.0

Kaspersky has released a report on Duqu 2.0, an APT that compromised several internal systems of the security company. According to his research, this malware have been created by the group that...

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...

US Army webpage defaced by SEA

SEA (Syrian Electronic Army), one of the most advanced hacking groups, has managed to deface US Army official webpage. The attack vector seems to be the CDN used to distribute content, provided by...