Tags Europol

Police arrest 2 in connection with CyberSeal, Dataprotector crime services

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It’s another move by law enforcement agencies to strike at the heart of cybercriminal infrastructure.

As COVID-19 travel restrictions eased, scammers pounced

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

You can add travel-booking scams to the ways that cybercriminals have adapted to the pandemic-era economy.

US, European authorities carry out sweeping crackdown on prolific QQAAZZ cybercriminal group

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It’s the most significant law enforcement offensive to date against the Eastern European cybercrime gang.

Dark web markets continue to evolve after big takedowns, Europol says

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The lifecycles of individual marketplaces have shortened, and "no clear dominant market has risen over the past year."

'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It’s only the latest in a series of international sting operations against illicit underground commerce.

Islamic State propaganda efforts struggle after Telegram takedowns, report says

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Europol says the extremists have moved from Telegram to other platforms like TamTam, which some Islamic State supporters have warned is essentially like "Russian malware."

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