Spain

Pegasus malware installed on Spanish PM Phone

Spanish Government has released a press statement confirming Pegasus malware on the smart phones of Spanish Prime Minister (PM), Pedro Sanchez and the region’s Defense Minister, Margarita Robles. Pegasus is spying software when installed on a device sends information about the calls, messages, phones, videos and all other device related info to remote servers or […]

SEPE employment agency of Spain targeted by Ransomware Attack

A ransomware attack has disrupted the digital operations of the Spanish Employment Agency SEPE that was suffering already with enormous workload because of pandemic indicted job losses that were driving a negative impact on the economy. SEPE released a press statement that the file encrypting malware incident has impacted the ITC systems, prompting the staff […]

Ransomware attack on companies operating in Spain

A ransomware attack is reported to have crippled the digital networks of several companies operating in Spain which includes Cadena SER Radio and Spain’s National Security Department. The disruption was huge as it has impacted a chain of local and countryside stations of the National Broadcaster severely.   Highly placed sources from Cadena Ser’s Local […]

Six Nations with best Cybersecurity Measures

In today’s cyber landscape, every individual, business, government entity, and the country is prone to cyber attacks. But do you also know that they are some nations existing in this world which have the best defensive measures when it comes to cyber security?  Surprised…. aren’t you? But here’s the list to authenticate the subject and […]

Spain issues a high alert for Cyber Terrorist Attack

Civil Guard which happens to be the oldest law enforcement agency for Spain has issued a countrywide alert over a possible Cyber Terrorist Attack. FYI, the alert was issued by a high ranking official from Civil Guard who alerted the parliament that the entire IT infrastructure operating in the country including public and private entities […]

Spanish Government websites witness Free Catalonia Cyber Attacks!

From past couple of weeks, Hackers group called Anonymous has targeted institutions working for Spanish Government with Catalonia Cyber Attacks. The group announced yesterday that it was launching attacks on government-owned websites in retaliation to the ongoing Catalan Independence Crisis. The online activist’s group has launched “Operation Catalonia” attacks in October first week on a […]

Spanish watchdog slaps 1.2 million Euros fine to Facebook for sharing user data with advertisers

Spanish Data Protection Watchdog has slapped a fine of 1.2 million Euros against Facebook for failing to protect user data from being accessed by advertisers. Financial experts, however, say that the said fine is small in the context of the company which posted an advertising revenue of $9.2 billion in the 2Q of this year.  […]

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