US focused on disrupting finances for Somalia’s al-Shabab

UNITED NATIONS — The United States strongly backed efforts to disrupt the illegal financing methods used by Somalia’s al-Shabab extremist group, which according to U.N. experts raised more than the $21 million it spent last year on fighters, weapons and Read More …

Knife attack in Nice: Woman decapitated as three die in ‘suspected terror attack’

A woman has been decapitated in a suspected terror attack in Nice, French police say. Three people have died and several others are injured after a knife attack reportedly took place near the Notre Dame church. Nice’s mayor Christian Estrosi Read More …

Australia: NSW Police readies for major mainframe digital transformation

Come December, NSW Police will formally kick off the modernisation project of its mainframe, after operating with the same core system for the last 24 years. The project will see NSW Police, together with Unisys and Mark43, replace the force’s Read More …

Terror attack prevented in Moscow, FSB reports

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) apprehended a Central Asian man, who sought to carry out a terror attack in one of the administrative buildings in the Moscow Region, the FSB press service told TASS Thursday. “The FSB thwarted a terror Read More …

UK: Uzi and AK-47 machine guns seized after police crack Encrochat phone network

Four machine guns were seized in London, Warrington and Manchester after an encrypted global phone network was cracked. Two AK-47 assault rifles along with an Uzi and a Skorpion submachine gun were recovered after the National Crime Agency (NCA) launched Read More …

DASA UK market exploration: future policing

DASA wants to understand the current market capability and development requirements for future policing initiatives. The Home Office and National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) are undertaking a market assessment of the availability of cutting-edge solutions and innovative concepts in development Read More …

US charges Russian hackers behind NotPetya, KillDisk, OlympicDestroyer attacks

The US Department of Justice has unsealed charges today against six Russian nationals believed to be members of one of Russia’s elite hacking and cyberwar units — known as Sandworm. In court documents today, US officials said all six suspects Read More …

20 Arrests In QQAAZZ Multi-Million Money Laundering Case

An unprecedented international law enforcement operation involving 16 countries has resulted in the arrest of 20 individuals suspected of belonging to the QQAAZZ criminal network which attempted to launder tens of millions of euros on behalf of the world’s foremost Read More …

California: Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs

A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets. U.S. Read More …