Terrorism along Pakistan – Iran border

Reportedly an improvised explosive device (IED) hit a vehicle of the military personnel in Buleda (district Kech) Balochistan near the Pak-Iran border on May 8, killing one major of the Pakistan Army and five soldiers who were returning to their Read More …

UK: Weapons and drugs haul discovery as Cheshire police probe rise in gangland crime

Detectives raided an address in Orford, Warrington, on Saturday and recovered the illegal hauls, leading to the arrest of a 30-year-old man. The property, on Hume Street, is less than two miles from where a man was shot at a house in Poplars Read More …

A look at the ATM/PoS malware landscape from 2017-2019

From remote administration and jackpotting, to malware sold on the Darknet, attacks against ATMs have a long and storied history.  And, much like other areas of cybercrime, attackers only refine and grow their skillset for infecting ATM systems from year-to-year. So what Read More …

Studying How Cybercriminals Prey on the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the spread of the coronavirus worldwide, interest is high in related topics. Accordingly, Unit 42 researchers found an immense increase in coronavirus-related Google searches and URLs viewed since the beginning of February. Cybercriminals are looking to profit from such Read More …

Coronavirus: Police bust massive face mask scam

Police across Europe foiled an intricate fake face mask plot that nearly cost German authorities €15 million ($16.4 million), Europol announced on Tuesday. At least two people have been detained in the case, which involved investigations across Germany, Spain, the Read More …

Europol: Rise of fake ‘corona cures’ revealed in global counterfeit medicine operation

Europol has supported a global operation to target trafficking counterfeit medicines. Operation Pangea, coordinated by INTERPOL and involved 90 countries worldwide, took place between 3 and 10 March 2020. The pandemic has opened up a business opportunity for predatory criminals. Read More …

International law enforcement operation exposes the world’s most harmful cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp has been indicted in the United States following unprecedented collaboration between the NCA, the FBI and the National Cyber Security Centre. A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful Read More …

228 Arrests And Over 3800 Money Mules Identified In Global Action Against Money Laundering

Law enforcement authorities from 31 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), have stepped up their efforts to crack down on money mule schemes that rope in victims often unaware that the money they are sending is part of Read More …