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New global cybersecurity center announced at Davos

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The World Economic Forum announced plans to launch a new coordinating group to counter emerging cybersecurity threats and help connect leaders from business and government to collaborate on various security issues.

European police take down criminals behind two big ransomware strains

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A joint law enforcement efforts has arrest the criminals allegedly behind the CTB-locker and Cerber ransomware strains.

Andromeda botnet mastermind arrested in Belarus, identified by his ICQ number

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The suspect "is ​recognized ​as ​a ​leading ​expert ​in ​malware ​development ​and ​reverse engineering, ​network ​security, ​and ​antivirus ​technology," researchers wrote.

International law effort takes down long-running Andromeda botnet

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

First launched in 2011, Andromeda was detected on an average of one million machines every month in the last six months.

Europol busts global ATM skimmer network

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Four Bulgarians were arrested Thursday as part of an international police effort.

Europol: Ransomware is far and away criminals' favorite attack method

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Highlighting incidents like the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware outbreaks, officials point to the ease with which ransomware is monetized.

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