EU’s Law Enforcement Agency Launches Center for Financial and Economic Crime

EU’s Law Enforcement Agency Launches Center for Financial and Economic Crime

On June 5, Europol announced the launch of the European Financial and Economic Crime Centre (EFECC), designed to reinforce and strengthen support for European Union States in the struggle to combat economic ...
Europol and Singapore Police arrest suspect behind €6 million Coronavirus money laundering scheme

Europol and Singapore Police arrest suspect behind €6 million Coronavirus money laundering scheme

As the cybercrime landscape continues to expand amid the Coronavirus pandemic, governments around the world have joined forces to fight the rising criminal activity. In a press release from April 6, Europol ...
Europol Arrests SIM Swappers in Spain, Austria and Romania

Europol Arrests SIM Swappers in Spain, Austria and Romania

Police across Europe have been ramping up operations against two new SIM swapping operations, resulting in the arrest of 26 individuals accused of stealing more than $3 million from unsuspecting victims. In ...
GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the sentencing of three members of the network behind the GozNym cyberattacks on U.S. entities resulting in the theft of $100 million. Krasimir Nikolov, 47, ...
Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

Inside ‘Evil Corp,’ a $100M Cybercrime Menace

The U.S. Justice Department this month offered a $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a Russian man indicted for allegedly orchestrating a vast, international cybercrime network ...
250 Webstresser Users to Face Legal Action

250 Webstresser Users to Face Legal Action

More than 250 customers of a popular and powerful online attack-for-hire service that was dismantled by authorities in 2018 are expected to face legal action for the damage they caused, according to ...
Hack_Right: : jonge hackers weer op het rechte pad

User of the world’s biggest DDoS-for-hire website? Police say they’re coming after you

When police shut down the notorious website webstresser.org last year and arrested its administrators, a clear message was sent to the site’s 151,000 users: you’re next. Until its takedown, webstresser.org was believed ...
DDoS-for-Hire Service Webstresser Dismantled

DDoS-for-Hire Service Webstresser Dismantled

Authorities in the U.S., U.K. and the Netherlands on Tuesday took down popular online attack-for-hire service WebStresser.org and arrested its alleged administrators. Investigators say that prior to the takedown, the service had ...
Cobalt/Carbanak Malware Group Leader Arrested in Spain

Cobalt/Carbanak Malware Group Leader Arrested in Spain

The Spanish National Police has arrested the leader of a criminal group responsible for developing sophisticated banking malware including Cobalt and Carbanak. On 26 March, EUROPOL announced the arrest of the yet-unnamed ...
Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Who Is Afraid of More Spams and Scams?

Security researchers who rely on data included in Web site domain name records to combat spammers and scammers will likely lose access to that information for at least six months starting at ...