Cibercriminalidade em segundo lugar nos crimes com mais inquéritos em Lisboa

Os números fazem parte do relatório da comarca de Lisboa para o ano de 2015 que foi divulgado online e mostra a prevalência do cibercrime e das atividades relacionadas com crimes informáticos entre a atividade criminal investigada na região.”



Lei n.º 109/2009, de 15 de Setembro – Lei do Cibercrime

Lei n.º 109/2009
de 15 de Setembro
Aprova a Lei do Cibercrime, transpondo para a ordem jurídica interna a Decisão Quadro n.º 2005/222/JAI, do Conselho, de 24 de Fevereiro, relativa a ataques contra sistemas de informação, e adapta o direito interno à Convenção sobre Cibercrime do Conselho da Europa.

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KillDisk and BlackEnergy Are Not Just Energy Sector Threats

“Our new intelligence on BlackEnergy expands previous findings on the first wide-scale coordinated attack against industrial networks. Based on our research that we will further outline below, attackers behind the outages in two power facilities in Ukraine in December likely attempted similar attacks against a mining company and a large railway operator in Ukraine.

This proves that BlackEnergy has evolved from being just an energy sector problem; now it is a threat that organizations in all sectors—public and private—should be aware of and be prepared to defend themselves from. While the motivation for the said attacks has been the subject of heavy speculation, these appear to be aimed at crippling Ukrainian public and criticial infrastructure in what could only be a politically motivated strike.”