Blackmailers are becoming more sophisticated

Digital blackmail, a type of extortion in which the perpetrator uses threats to extract something from the victim, is becoming more and more sophisticated. A copy of your most personal email messages, your social media account passwords, or even your nude photos could all be used to blackmail you. As ransomware viruses become more and more successful and profitable, playing a more prominent and more significant role in the illegal …

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Theft of personal data instead of recruitment

The world has changed a lot. We are no longer in the era of putting personal information on the Internet and using connected applications to recruit. Now, organizations such as Randstad keep sensitive data on their servers and use AI software to filter for potential employees without giving any information about the applicants directly to them. The case Randstad is an international organization with several job-seeker websites around the world. …

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Ransomware attack against Campari servers

Even though many people think of hacking as something that happens to their devices and information, there are many more cases where hackers target businesses. In this case, the malware-infected Campari’s servers have a broad reach globally and locally. The case The servers of Campari, a manufacturer of alcoholic beverages, have been hacked and infected with a ransomware virus. The attackers first stole data and then encrypted the information on …

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