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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries

Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.

Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrested
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Belarus-Germany-US joint operation sees suspected administrator of cyber crime network Andromeda arrested

Andromeda 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.

Ransomware is one of the biggest cybercrime threats of 2017: Europol
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Ransomware is one of the biggest cybercrime threats of 2017: Europol

Ransomware “has eclipsed most other cyber-threats, affecting victims across multiple industries in both the public and private sectors,” the report said.

Islamic State retains solid base of online supporters despite facing defeat in Iraq, Syria, says Europol
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Islamic State retains solid base of online supporters despite facing defeat in Iraq, Syria, says Europol

Despite 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

Belgian woman arrested in Greece over 'suspected links to terrorist activity'
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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.

US Justice Department shuts down dark web market AlphaBay with the help of international partners
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US Justice Department shuts down dark web market AlphaBay with the help of international partners

The 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.

British detectives arrest two men in connection with a conspiracy to hack Microsoft
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British detectives arrest two men in connection with a conspiracy to hack Microsoft

Detectives in Britain have arrested two men in connection with an international "conspiracy" to hack the Microsoft network, a media report said.

EU nations amended laws to restrict travel, empower officials in fight against terrorism in 2016
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EU nations amended laws to restrict travel, empower officials in fight against terrorism in 2016

In the light of rising global terrorism, many European countries made amendments to their existing laws on terrorism in 2016, found a European police report.

Europol report says there is a two-fold rise in terror-related arrests in Europe in two years
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Europol report says there is a two-fold rise in terror-related arrests in Europe in two years

Europol has said that the numbers arrested in Europe on suspicion of jihadist activities nearly doubled over the last two years

Europol to track child sex abuse perpetrators and victims online
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Europol to track child sex abuse perpetrators and victims online

Europe's police agency, the Europol, has launched a new web page to track perpetrators and victims through child sex abuse images.

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Europol says the situation is "stable" after measures taken against global ransomware attack

The indiscriminate attack was unleashed on Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities.

Disruption continues as cybersecurity agencies push back to slow down ransomware attack
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Disruption continues as cybersecurity agencies push back to slow down ransomware attack

The ransomware attack was unleashed Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft operating systems.

Europol estimates that WannaCry cyber attack has hit about 2,00,000 systems in 150 countries
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Europol estimates that WannaCry cyber attack has hit about 2,00,000 systems in 150 countries

Friday's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday.

Avalanche criminal network taken down in massive international operation
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Avalanche criminal network taken down in massive international operation

Avalanche was used for phishing campaigns, spreading malware, creating botnets, launching DDoS attacks and for money laundering operations.

Former Europol agent accidently puts data related to terrorism investigations online
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Former Europol agent accidently puts data related to terrorism investigations online

Europol said on Wednesday that information on international investigations into terrorism groups was put online accidentally by one of its former agents and it had no indication that any of its operations had been compromised.

EU warns of contract services being offered to militants by cybercriminals
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EU warns of contract services being offered to militants by cybercriminals

Cybercriminals offering contract services for hire offer militant groups the means to attack Europe but such groups have yet to employ such techniques in major attacks, EU police agency Europol said on Wednesday.

Europol warns of 'lone wolf attacks', says recent incidents show they're difficult to detect
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Europol warns of 'lone wolf attacks', says recent incidents show they're difficult to detect

Europe is at major risk of so-called "lone-wolf" terror attacks, its policing agency said on Wednesday, with the latest incidents showing "how difficult it is to detect and disrupt suspects

Cyber crime now 'number one' threat: Europol chief says it's a global problem
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Cyber crime now 'number one' threat: Europol chief says it's a global problem

Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned today.

Hackers controlling millions of PCs targeted in Europol sweep
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Hackers controlling millions of PCs targeted in Europol sweep

A cybercrime ring that used 3.2 million hacked computers worldwide to steal banking information by seizing control of servers has been disrupted by European police and technology companies, officials said on Wednesday.

European, US authorities take control of websites
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European, US authorities take control of websites

Europol says American and European authorities have taken control of 690 websites...