Law enforcement take down three bulletproof VPN providers

Law enforcement agencies from the US, Germany, France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands have seized this week the web domains and server infrastructure of three VPN services that provided a safe haven for cybercriminals to attack their victims. The three services Read More …

Italian police arrest 2 in defense data theft case

Police in Italy have arrested two people in connection with the hacking of Italian aerospace and electronics company Leonardo, the Interior Ministry announced on Saturday. The Leonardo group also has a cybersecurity division that counts NATO among its customers and Read More …

Burner phones and banking apps: Meet the Chinese ‘brokers’ laundering Mexican drug money

Early next year, a Chinese businessman named Gan Xianbing will be sentenced in a Chicago courtroom for laundering just over $530,000 in Mexican cartel drug money. Gan, 50, was convicted in February of money laundering and operating an unlicensed money-transfer Read More …

Kansas: WPD’s Explosive Detection K-9 ‘Boomer’ goes viral for daily treadmill workout

Boomer is a two-and-a-half-year-old Golden Retriever and he loves running on the treadmill. He’s WPD’s new explosive detection canine and like his co-workers, he tries to stay healthy and in shape to keep up with the job. He and his Read More …

Three arrested as INTERPOL, Group-IB and the Nigeria Police Force disrupt prolific cybercrime group

Three suspects have been arrested in Lagos following a joint INTERPOL, Group-IB and Nigeria Police Force cybercrime investigation. The Nigerian nationals are believed to be members of a wider organized crime group responsible for distributing malware, carrying out phishing campaigns Read More …

Covid anti-vaxxers should face action for spreading false information that ‘could cost lives’, Britain’s top counter-terror officer says

Anti-vaxxers who spread false news about the dangers of a coronavirus cure could be be punished by new laws to tackle misinformation. The problem of malicious propaganda potentially causing people to die after avoiding treatment should be debated, according to Read More …

Birmingham pub bombings: Man questioned over blasts

A man arrested in connection with the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings which killed 21 people is reported to be Michael Patrick Reilly. The blasts at the Mulberry Bush and Tavern in the Town pubs on the night of 21 November Read More …

UK Counterterror police chief warns of ‘new and worrying trend’ of teenage neo-Nazis

Teenage neo-Nazis are being arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences in record numbers as part of a “new and worrying trend”, the head of UK counterterror police has said. Assistant commissioner Neil Basu said children as young as 14 had Read More …

Manchester Arena inquiry: People were ‘let down’ on night of attack, police admit

British Transport Police (BTP) “let people down” on the night of the Manchester Arena attack when officers left the foyer where the bomb was set off unguarded, a senior officer has admitted. No police officer was in the City Room Read More …