Tags Europol

LockBit ransomware suspect arrested in Canada, faces charges in US

by AJ Vicens

Authorities arrested the suspect wanted for his alleged role in one of the most prolific ransomware crews in the world.

Europol says it disabled FluBot botnet infecting 'huge' number of devices

by Suzanne Smalley

Botnets have proven hard to permanently eradicate in the past, suggesting Europol's success disabling the FluBot malware could be fleeting.

Justice Department seizes major cybercrime spot RaidForums

by Tonya Riley

RaidForums boasted at one point of having close to 10 billion pieces of PII for sale, making it one of the biggest destinations for cybercriminals.

International effort takes down VPN service, VPNLab, used for criminal activity

by AJ Vicens

Europol said the service was used as part of malware distribution, ransomware operations and other cybercrime activities.

Romanian ransomware suspect arrested in joint Europol, FBI operation

by AJ Vicens

The arrest marks a potentially interesting example of a ransomware operator working outside of the traditional affiliate model, an expert says.

Global 'Operation Dark HunTor' dark web sting leads to 150 arrests

by Tonya Riley

Law enforcement seized over $31.6 million in cash and virtual currencies.