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PAe - Published its annual report on Hacktivism and 2019 Ciberyihadismo CCN-CERT's
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Published its annual report on Hacktivism and 2019 Ciberyihadismo CCN-CERT's

15 April 2020

The report CCN-CERT IA-04/19 hacktivismo analyses that was detected in Spain and in other geographical areas in 2019, as well as trends for this 2020.

The CCN-CERT (Opens in new window) has published in the public part of its portal, the Annual Report 2019 Hackitivismo and Ciberyihadismo (Opens in new window) . The document ‘ CCN-CERT GUY 04/20 ’ analyses the evolution of these movements along 2019 in Spain, Innovation, North Africa, Middle Eastern and other geographical areas.

During 2019, the international hacktivista scenario has continued degenerative trend observed in recent years in purposeful gradually, atomization in individual identities disorganized and without conscience any of collective movement, and motivated almost exclusively by pursuit of visibility.

Furthermore, and as described in this new report, the main purpose pursued by individual these attackers has been defacing websites to sign with your alias. In more than 90% of incidents, disfigurement correlacionaba with the equipment by websites software victimized outdated introducing common vulnerabilities easily exploitable.

En lo que respecta al ciberyihadismo, este 2019 se ha desarrollado de manera similar al año previo. En este sentido, no se ha notado evidencia directa o indicadores indirectos que sugieran que exista alguna estructura o identidad atacantes afiliadas a organizaciones islamistas o yihadistas. No obstante, la actividad de identidades hacktivistas oportunistas que desfiguran webs de alta vulnerabilidad y baja visibilidad, inyectando en ellas iconografía o mensajes parasitados de contenidos islamistas, permanece, si bien ha sido inferior a 2018.

In terms of trends brought to this 2020 include:

  • Permanence of the movement hacktivista ‘ Anonymous ’ in its state of international break in operational terms.
  • Deepening in the conversion of hacktivism movement of ciberinsurgencia to category to which join individual opportunistic identities, mostly unrelated, dedicated to the small cybercrime.
  • Exploitation of vulnerabilities in webs equipped with software outdated.
  • Seguirán apareciendo casos puntuales de ciberamenazas que se hagan pasar por identidades hacktivistas para llevar a cabo ataques de falsa bandera.
  • En 2020 tampoco se observará evidencia sobre la existencia de ciberyihadismo.

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