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Europol, FBI, Bitdefender team up on ransomware decryptor
Tue, 18th Jun 2019
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The decryptor neutralises the latest versions of GandCrab – the most prolific families of file-encrypting malware to date.
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It's 'lights out' for two more dark web marketplaces
Mon, 6th May 2019
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Don’t be fooled if you see talk that Wall Street Market has been taken down – because it’s most likely not what you think.
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Europol makes 61 arrests & nets €6.2 million in dark web crackdown
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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60 experts from 19 countries, Europol, and Eurojust were involved in hunting for activities including the illegal sale and signs of counterfeit goods and money, drugs, cybercrime, document fraud, non-cash payment fraud, trafficking in human beings and trafficking in firearms and explosives. 
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Europol cracks down on counterfeit sites; arrests 12 people
Tue, 27th Nov 2018
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“This is a result of Europol’s comprehensive approach to make the internet a safer place for consumers."
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Operation Warenagent arrests 15 online fraudsters across Europe
Mon, 23rd Jul 2018
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The scam network is thought to be responsible for more than 35,000 cases of fraud and has caused more than EUR 18 million in damage.
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French national behind UK data breach caught in Thailand
Tue, 19th Jun 2018
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Europol has revealed details surrounding the arrest of a 25-year-old coder who allegedly helped to extort a British organisation.
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BT and Europol join forces to stem ‘global cybercrime epidemic’
Thu, 17th May 2018
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It’s clear cybercrime is increasingly becoming a global issue with organisations around the world realising power lies in collaboration.
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‘World’s biggest’ DDoS market BUSTED, but experts remain cynical
Thu, 26th Apr 2018
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Europol has announced another major takedown that is a triumph for the ‘good guys’, but experts say it only shows how easy it is for cybercriminals.
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Global cybercrime lord busted, but expert says just a drop in the ocean
Thu, 29th Mar 2018
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Cybereason's senior director says the arrest of the Carbanak gangleader will just look like a 'rounding error' for overall cybercrime profits.
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Mastermind of EUR 1 BILLION global cybercrime gang arrested
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
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Europol has arrested the suspected leader of the Carbanak gang with the cooperation of law enforcement around the world, but experts remain sceptical.
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Microsoft, ESET & law enforcement disrupt Gamarue botnet
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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Microsoft, ESET, the FBI, Interpol, Europol and other security stakeholders have collectively dismantled a major botnet operation known as Gamarue.
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CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Tue, 7th Nov 2017
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Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
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Europol: Legislation overhaul needed as cybercrime is ‘unprecedented’
Sat, 30th Sep 2017
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A new report from Europol has revealed cybercrime is running rampant with ransomware reigning supreme - and a crackdown on criminals is essential.
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No more ransom - stopping ransomware on a global scale
Tue, 26th Jul 2016
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"This collaboration goes beyond intelligence sharing, consumer education, and takedowns to actually help repair the damage inflicted upon victims,"
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