Thursday, September 23


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Several Wikipedia pages were filled with swastikas | Digital Trends Spanish

Several Wikipedia pages would have been victims of an attack perpetrated this Monday, August 16, which consisted of publishing several images of swastikas and thus replacing the original content. These changes lasted only a few minutes before the pages returned to displaying their usual content. In the attack, all traditional content was removed, removing the text and thus publishing a bright red background and an image of a large swastika, representing the Nazi Party of Germany. This would have affected the pages of several celebrities from different fields, including those of politicians, singers and Hollywood actors. Among those harmed would be Johnny Depp, Maddona, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez. This is what the Wikipedia page of the popular American singer looked like. Wikipedia....
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Google will offer a free VPN: so you can get it | Digital Trends Spanish

This year, with more people connecting to the internet from their homes for work purposes, VPNs have become very popular. Today more than ever people have become aware of the need to strengthen security while browsing the Internet and VPNs or Virtual Private Networks have become a useful tool for that purpose. For this reason, from Google they have announced that they will offer a free VPN for their customers who have a Google One account, specifically for those who have the $ 9.99 plan and that allows access to 2TB of cloud storage. At the moment, this free VPN will be available only in the United States, although it will also be available in other regions soon. At the same time, although initially this VPN will be implemented only on Android devices, it should later be available ...
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Hackers publish data on hundreds of psychiatric patients | Digital Trends Spanish

According to data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), about one in five Finnish inhabitants suffers from psychological problems. It is one of the countries most affected in Europe by mental illness. For this reason, the cyber attack on the private company Vastaamo, which runs 25 psychological therapy centers throughout the country, caused such a stir. In this action, a group of cybercriminals threatened thousands of patients at these centers with disclosing private and sensitive information about the conversations they had with their therapists. The attackers would have managed to steal a large number of confidential files that they threatened to disclose if each affected patient did not pay them about $ 230 in bitcoin. According to official infor...
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Solidarity hackers donate to NGOs what was stolen from large companies | Digital Trends Spanish

"Make the world a better place." That is the explanation offered by a group of hackers who in recent days have made news for solidarity actions that are not typical of this time. Hackers have carried out a series of robberies from large companies through attacks of the type ransomware and they have donated the loot to various charities. The group, known as Darkside has published the receipts for ten thousand dollars in Bitcoin donations made to two NGOs. The groups that have benefited have been Children International, which supports families and communities in Africa, and The Water Project, which works to improve access to safe drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa. “We believe that it is fair that part of the money from the companies goes to charity. No matter how bad you think o...
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Investigating the first death caused by a cyber attack | Digital Trends Spanish

The University Hospital of Dusseldorf, in Germany, suffered a serious attack of ransomware, which caused the emergency service of the establishment to collapse, according to what was reported by RTL. The authorities of the compound were forced to temporarily close the emergency room, which ended up causing the death of a patient who had to be transferred to another hospital to be treated. She did not reach that health center. The incident originated on September 15, after the attack was originally directed at computers at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf. However, it also ended up affecting the clinic's computers, encrypting thirty of its servers, according to what was indicated by the office of the Minister of Justice of North Rhine-Westphalia. Members of the police ma...
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Risks warned in phones with popular mobile processor | Digital Trends Spanish

A total of 400 vulnerabilities were identified in the mobile processors of the American company Qualcomm, putting at risk millions of phones around the world equipped with these chips, the Israeli computer security company warned. Check point. According to Check Point, the vulnerabilities affect a component known as a digital signal processor (DSP), which is responsible for converting voice, video and environmental signals into computable data. Qualcomm is the manufacturer of the Snapdragon processor series, whose multiple variants are available in phones from brands such as Samsung, Xiaomi, LG, Google or OnePlus, reaching about 40 percent of Android-based phones. The attackers only need the user to download an application, which does not request permissions, which incr...