Europol-coordinated operation tackles the threat of terrorist-operated websites

Ten countries joined forces with Europol to disrupt the online propaganda activities of religious and politically motivated terrorist organisations across the ideological spectrum. This joint effort, known as Operation HOPPER II, targeted key assets in the online dissemination of terrorist Read More …

More than 3 000 law enforcement authorities now connected to Europol

As of today, over 3 000 law enforcement authorities from more than 70 countries and international entities are connected to Europol’s secure information exchange channel, known as SIENA (‘Secure Information Exchange Network Application’). The platform enables the swift exchange of Read More …

Unveiling the Fallout: Operation Cronos’ Impact on LockBit Following Landmark Disruption

The RaaS group LockBit that has been in operation since early 2020, grew to become one of the largest RaaS groups in the ransomware ecosphere and was responsible for 25% to 33% of all ransomware attacks in 2023. The group Read More …

Europol: Ragnar Locker ransomware gang taken down by international police swoop

This week, law enforcement and judicial authorities from eleven countries delivered a major blow to one of the most dangerous ransomware operations of recent years. This action, coordinated at international level by Europol and Eurojust, targeted the Ragnar Locker ransomware Read More …

Urgent global response needed for “insidious” cybercrime – Interpol

SINGAPORE – New types of cybercrime are emerging all the time. Manipulative and well-organized cybercriminals are exploiting digital technologies to tailor their attacks and target weaknesses in online systems, networks and infrastructures. The complex and borderless nature of cybercrime is Read More …

ASEAN, China, and UNODC agree to a plan of action to address criminal scams in Southeast Asia

Senior officials from ASEAN, China and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have agreed to address transnational organized crime and trafficking in persons associated with casinos and scams. “Trafficking in persons connected to casinos and scam operations run Read More …

Georgia Cyber Center helps prepare groups for attacks

Earlier this year, a cyberattack crippled some Augusta city services for months. Now, the effects of the attack are still being dealt with. As the investigation into what happened continues, the focus turns to how to prevent these things from Read More …

Cooperation Across DOD, Private Sector Critical Amid Emerging Cyber Threats

Maintaining a robust defense against emerging cyberthreats requires collaboration and cooperation throughout the Defense Department and across industry partners, a top Pentagon information security executive said today. Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer Leslie A. Beavers warned emerging cybersecurity challenges pose Read More …