Tags Europol

Police raid in Ukraine results in arrests of 2 alleged ransomware hackers

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

Outsiders suggested REvil was the target of the police said, which involved the FBI.

Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The bust is the latest evidence hinting at the extent to which established organized crime groups are adopting hacking methods.

Scammers impersonate Europol chief in an effort to defraud Belgians

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a common, and often effective, tactic.

European police round up 23 suspected scammers accused of $1.2 million fraud

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The crime ring began making fake offers of COVID-19 protective materials after the outbreak, Europol said.

International cops seize DoubleVPN, a service allegedly meant to shield ransomware attacks from investigators

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Police have seized VPN technologies before.

European cops collected data from encrypted chat service for weeks prior to cocaine bust

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Sky CC appears to be the latest encrypted service to be compromised by European authorities.