Tags Latin America

Latin America governments are prime targets for ransomware due to lack of resources, analysis argues

by AJ Vicens

The recent high-profile attacks on Costa Rica and Peru are examples of the dynamic, researchers say.

COVID-19 social media disinformation campaign sought to exploit TikTok, Instagram influencers

by Tim Starks

The Facebook takedown comes amid Biden administration pressure on the company to do better on bogus COVID-19 information.

A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency

by Sean Lyngaas

It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.

Charity Wright on the latest scams coming from hackers in Latin America

by Jeff Stone

Laundering money through cryptocurrency and the various credit card fraud networks are prevalent throughout the region.

North Korea to blame for string of Latin America bank hacks, insiders say

by Chris Bing

A string of devastating bank hacks across Latin America all carry North Korean fingerprints, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

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