Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

Europol has announced the successful arrest and dismantling of an organized crime ring that is said to have ties with the Italian mob.

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Police seize DoubleVPN data, servers, and domain

DoubleVPN, a VPN service that promised to double- and triple-encrypt web activity, was seized after allegedly being favored for cybercrime.

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Clop stopped? Ransomware gang loses Tesla and other treasures in police raid

Clop ransomware activity was stopped by Ukrainian cops on Wednesday who shut down the ransomware gang’s infrastructure and made arrests.

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800 arrests after police dupe crime groups into using backdoored phones

International law enforcement created a wildly popular encrypted messaging service for criminals. And then they listened in.

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Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem

The Ransomware Task Force (RTF) has proposed a sorely needed response to the rising ransomware threat.

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How bitcoin payments unmasked a man who hired a Dark Web contract killer

Bitcoin isn’t anonymous and the Dark Web isn’t as dark as you think.

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Police credit “unlocked” SKY ECC encryption for organized crime bust

Europol claims to have broken SKY ECC’s encryption and SKY ECC denies it has. Who should you believe?

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Pow! Emotet’s down. Is it out?

The world’s most dangerous malware has suffered a serious blow in a coordinated strike by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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A week in security (April 29 – May 5)

A roundup of security news from April 29 – May 5, covering Electrum botnet, Wall Street Market takedown, privacy news, and the state of cryptojacking.

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