Tags Europol

International police dismantle crime ring that allegedly used GozNym malware to try to steal $100 million

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The crackdown included an indictment of 10 alleged members of the crime ring, and prosecution of defendants in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

International cops shutter two dark web sites, arrest three accused of running Wall Street Market

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Wall Street Market featured more than 1.15 million customer accounts and 5,400 registered sellers who accepted payments in bitcoin and Monero.

Dark web marketplace Dream Market to close after U.S. police nab suspected vendors

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

International authorities have arrested dozens of accused dark web vendors in recent months.

Astronomical costs, geopolitical headaches: Telecom fraud is too big to ignore, report says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The illicit activities cost companies and consumers about $33 billion per year, according to Europol and Trend Micro.

Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

GrandCrab "surpassed all other strains of ransomware in 2018," says Europol, which helped the No More Ransom project develop the decryption tool with security company Bitdefender and other law enforcement agencies.

Feds shutter xDedic, a black market used to commit $68 million in fraud

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

No arrests were reported as part of the operation. U.S. authorities worked closely with law enforcement in Belgium, Ukraine and the European police agency Europol to orchestrate the takedown.

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