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Dec 06, 2017
Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrestedAndromeda is made up of a collection of “botnets”, or groups of computers that have been infected with viruses to allow hackers to control them remotely.
Sep 27, 2017
Ransomware is one of the biggest cybercrime threats of 2017: EuropolRansomware “has eclipsed most other cyber-threats, affecting victims across multiple industries in both the public and private sectors,” the report said.
Sep 15, 2017
Islamic State retains solid base of online supporters despite facing defeat in Iraq, Syria, says EuropolDespite setbacks on the battlefield in Syria and Iraq the Islamic State group retains a "solid base of dedicated supporters" online, Europe's policing agency warned on Friday
Aug 19, 2017
Belgian woman arrested in Greece over 'suspected links to terrorist activity'A 22-year-old Belgian woman has been arrested in Greece on charges of extremism under a Europol arrest warrant, the coastguard and reports said on Saturday.
Jul 21, 2017
US Justice Department shuts down dark web market AlphaBay with the help of international partnersThe US Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods.
Jun 23, 2017
British detectives arrest two men in connection with a conspiracy to hack MicrosoftDetectives in Britain have arrested two men in connection with an international "conspiracy" to hack the Microsoft network, a media report said.
Jun 16, 2017
EU nations amended laws to restrict travel, empower officials in fight against terrorism in 2016In the light of rising global terrorism, many European countries made amendments to their existing laws on terrorism in 2016, found a European police report.
Jun 16, 2017
Europol report says there is a two-fold rise in terror-related arrests in Europe in two yearsEuropol has said that the numbers arrested in Europe on suspicion of jihadist activities nearly doubled over the last two years
Jun 01, 2017
Europol to track child sex abuse perpetrators and victims onlineEurope's police agency, the Europol, has launched a new web page to track perpetrators and victims through child sex abuse images.
May 17, 2017
Europol says the situation is "stable" after measures taken against global ransomware attackThe indiscriminate attack was unleashed on Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities.