European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia

The group used phishing, BEC and other types of attacks to swindle victims out of millions. Law enforcement agencies from Europe have cracked down on an organized group that is associated with the Italian Mob and has been involved in all manner of cybercrime, including phishing campaigns, SIM swapping and Business Email Compromise (BEC). The criminal network was … More European police dismantle cybercrime ring with ties to Italian Mafia

Global police shut down VPN service favored by cybercriminals

A global operation takes down the infrastructure of DoubleVPN and seizes data about its customers. Law enforcement agencies from Europe, the United States and Canada have teamed up to take down the web domains and seized the infrastructure of DoubleVPN, a virtual private network (VPN) service that was used by cybercriminals to conduct their activities … More Global police shut down VPN service favored by cybercriminals

European police bust major online investment fraud ring

The operation was carried out against an organized group that used online trading platforms to swindle victims out of US$36 million. Europol and several national law enforcement agencies have teamed up to take down an investment fraud and money laundering ring that caused losses of approximately €30 million (US$36 million) to hundreds of victims, according … More European police bust major online investment fraud ring

Notorious spy tool taken down in global operation

IM-RAT, which could be had for as little as US$25, was bought by nearly 15,000 people. Law enforcement authorities in a number of countries have broken up a cybercriminal operation that peddled a notorious Remote Access Trojan (RAT) capable of giving anyone with ill intentions total control over compromised machines, according to announcements by Europol, the United Kingdom’s National … More Notorious spy tool taken down in global operation

Global police arrest dozens of people in dark web sting

More trouble in dark markets? A notorious black-market bazaar announces plans to close up shop on the same day that police announce the arrests of 61 people. Law enforcement from Europe, the United States, and Canada have announced the results of a recent international operation against dozens of people who reportedly sold and bought illicit … More Global police arrest dozens of people in dark web sting