Incidents

Joint international operation targets young users of DDoS cyber-attack tools

Joint international operation targets young users of DDoS cyber-attack toolsFrom 5 to 9 December 2016, Europol and law enforcement authorities from Australia, Belgium, France, Hungary, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States carried out a coordinated action targeting users of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attack tools, leading to 34 arrests and 101 suspects interviewed and cautioned.
12-12-2016, 18:59, Происшествия, Общество

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on Istanbul bombs

Statement by the NATO Secretary General on Istanbul bombsI condemn the horrific acts of terror in Istanbul. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in the bomb attacks, with those wounded and with the people of Turkey.
11-12-2016, 21:07, Происшествия, Общество, Нота

First EU Most Wanted fugitive arrested thanks to December campaign

First EU Most Wanted fugitive arrested thanks to December campaignA man suspected of sexually assaulting a six-year old girl in 2008 in East Sussex (UK), was arrested by the Dutch police on 6 December 2016.
10-12-2016, 17:42, Происшествия, Общество

Eight arrests in counterfeit euro operation supported by Europol

Eight arrests in counterfeit euro operation supported by EuropolCriminal group is one of the most active counterfeit euro vendors online. Counterfeit currency was sold on Darkweb marketplaces and paid for in Bitcoin.
08-12-2016, 14:25, Политика, Происшествия, Нота

Europol joins forces with counter-terrorism experts to undermine online terrorist propaganda

Europol joins forces with counter-terrorism experts to undermine online terrorist propaganda1814 pieces of terrorist and violent extremist online content have been assessed for the purpose of referral to online platforms during a two-day concerted action coordinated by Europol, in collaboration with representatives from dedicated units in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Romania.
06-12-2016, 19:53, Политика, Происшествия

Islamic State changing terror tactics to maintain threat in Europe

Islamic State changing terror tactics to maintain threat in EuropeAs the so-called Islamic State (IS) loses ground in the Middle East, the pattern of its recent terrorist attacks in Europe suggests that it has already adopted new tactics to attack the West.
03-12-2016, 08:55, Новости, Политика, Происшествия, Нота

‘Avalanche’ network dismantled in international cyber operation

‘Avalanche’ network dismantled in international cyber operation The Avalanche network was used as a delivery platform to launch and manage mass global malware attacks and money mule recruiting campaigns. It has caused an estimated EUR 6 million in damages in concentrated cyberattacks on online banking systems in Germany alone.
01-12-2016, 17:41, Новости » Происшествия

’Rose of the Winds’ - international operation against drug trafficking

’Rose of the Winds’ - international operation against drug trafficking The Europol Drugs Team played a key role in the operations. Over 20 operational meetings have been funded in three years, bringing investigators to the same table. On-the-spot support was also provided during five operations.
01-12-2016, 14:34, Новости » Происшествия

Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes

Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes The European Commission announces a first aid disbursement worth €30 million under the EU Solidarity Fund and proposes to fully fund reconstruction operations under Structural Funds programmes.
30-11-2016, 20:17, Новости » Происшествия

Over 4500 illicit domain names seized for selling counterfeit products

Over 4500 illicit domain names seized for selling counterfeit productsThe internet has become an essential channel for e-commerce, and counterfeiters are increasingly taking advantage of the World Wide Web to deceive, sell and ship fake products directly to unsuspecting consumers.
29-11-2016, 18:21, Политика, Происшествия, Публикации