In recent conferences Europol has been teaming up with other organisations to ensure a joint law enforcement approach with Interpol to the darkweb and ransomware especially, and with ENISA to meet the challenge of IOT.
The global scale, impact and rate of spread of cyber-attacks over the past year is unprecedented reports Europol's 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA).
Criminals buying and/or selling counterfeit Euro banknotes on illegal Darknet marketplaces, such as AlphaBay and Hansa Market, have been arrested in a joint operation by seven EU Member States, coordinated by Europol.
Six customers of a malware crypter service were arrested throughout Europe Tuesday following a year-long initiative called Operation Neuland, Europol said in a release.
The European law enforcement organisation says that thanks to the malicious activities carried out by the group, 3,000 victims have lost roughly half a million Euros.
The CASE unified format for aggregating digital data from different forensic tools has been agreed at an event hosted by Europol's EC3 this week.
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No More Ransom, conceived as a European resource, is adding new partners and new decryption tools in a boost to its now global anti-ransomware campaign.
Unprotected classified Europol files were linked to the internet and accessible via a hard drive found through Shodan
An international swoop on payment card fraudsters - or 'carders' - has resulted in the arrest of 15 suspects in Canada, Finland, Spain and the UK including an 18-year-old man in Birmingham.
A coordinated, worldwide crack down on the sale if illegal products on the Dark Net took place last week with law enforcement officials from more than a dozen countries taking part.
Cyber-crime growth is accelerating. Rob Wainwright reports how Europol's 2016 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment identifies an expanding cyber-criminal economy exploiting our increasingly Internet-enabled lives.
The fight against ransomware is going global as an initiative by the Dutch police and Europol begins to attract support from Europe and the rest of the world.
Europol has released its yearly Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report, which this year has highlighted a sharp incline in cyber-crime and identified eight cyber-crime trends.
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The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch an initiative which will see the cooperation fight ransomware.
Not a place you want to go shopping, the 'anonymous online marketplace' was meant to protect civil liberties but is now better known as a nefarious network for the illicit drugs trade.
Europol's mandate has been strenghtened to provide new powers in the fight against cyber-crime and terrorism, while extra safeguards have been put in place to provide oversight and data protection for citizens.
Europol has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Finnish online security company F-Secure. The agreement aims to improve information sharing for fighting crime.
Norwegian police and Europol feel collars of five cyber-criminals who are believed to be behind the MegalodonHTTP RAT.
The cyber-extortionist gang DD4BC has reportedly suffered a blow as one of the group's key members was arrested and another detained this week in a crackdown which has brought together law enforcement agencies from around the world.
Europol and a variety of law enforcement around Europe were involved in an affair leading to 12 people being arrested for using remote access Trojans (RATs).
A coalition of law enforcement agencies partnered with technology companies and security vendors, including Microsoft, CERT.PL and ESET to take down a ring of over 1 million computers infected with the Dorkbot botnet, according to information provided by Microsoft, Interpol, and ESET.
In an effort by global law enforcement, over 37,000 websites selling counterfeit goods have been shut down during the time leading up to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend.
Europe's police agency, Europol, is getting new powers to combat terrorism, cyber-crime and other cross-border threats, after more than 440 people were killed in terrorist attacks last month, including the Paris attacks.
With notable dark web marketplaces, including Darkode, being taken down recently, Europol announced the creation of a unique training course to prepare agents for this covert line of work.
Law enforcement organisations from around the world have cleared out a hornet's nest of criminality, the notorious Darkode cyber-criminal forum.