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NCA leads international disruption of Shylock banking malware

Posted by Kevin on July 10, 2014

The internationally coordinated global law enforcement action against malware and botnets continues: this time it’s Shylock. “On 8 and 9 July 2014, an alliance of law enforcement and industry undertook measures against the Internet domains and servers that form the core of an advanced cybercriminal infrastructure attacking online banking systems around the globe using the […]

ENISA and Europol sign cooperation agreement to fight cybercrime

Posted by Kevin on June 26, 2014

The heads of ENISA and Europol today signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, to facilitate closer cooperation and exchange of expertise in the fight against cybercrime. This agreement is a good thing. ENISA has demonstrated both its expertise and its relative impartiality in things political, and Europol has demonstrated its […]

In Our Sights Transatlantic takes down another 188 domains

Posted by Kevin on June 21, 2014

Operation In Our Sights (IOS) is a US law enforcement effort led by the US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center designed to disrupt intellectual property violations in America. One of the most visible aspects of this project is the regular takedown of internet sites engaged in the sale of counterfeit goods. A major problem […]

Europol, FBI, NCA and others disrupt the Gameover Zeus botnet — claim a 2 week window for users to get clean

Posted by Kevin on June 2, 2014

There’s nothing from the FBI yet (at the time of writing); but that will surely follow. In the meantime Europol has announced, On Friday, 30 May 2014, law enforcement agencies from across the world, supported by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, joined forces in a coordinated action led by the FBI which ensured […]