The Hacker Mind
The Hacker Mind
Aug 22, 2023
EP 78: Defending Costa Rica From Conti Ransomware
Play • 57 min

What is is like to hack an entire country, to take it’s government services offline, to deny a government an ability to function? Costa Rica knows. Esteban Jimenez of ATTI Cyber has been helping Costa Rica improve its cybersecurity posture for more than 16 years, and he has been helping them recently recover from a crippling ransomware attack in April 2022 that hit 28 ministries of the government. Central and Latin America appear to be a new playground for bad actors testing new malware. But Central and Latin America are learning how to fight back. Transcript here.

More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu