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European police crack encrypted phone network, arrest hundreds of alleged criminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

“It is as if we were sitting at the conference table with the criminals," a Dutch official boasted.

European police nab 26 suspects in SIM swapping dragnet

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The attacks were anything but unique. Still, they worked.

Australian and European police shut down access to popular criminal hacking tool

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The demise of the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan is a major victory for law enforcement officials.

European police remove 26,000 pieces of Islamic State content from social media

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Accused terrorists long have exploited algorithms to capitalize on users’ attention.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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