Europol is the EU law enforcement agency facilitating the exchange of criminal intelligence between police, customs and security services. Europol is coordinating an effective response to international serious crime and terrorism in Europe.
27 August 2015
Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ING Group, in order to further strengthen and expand cooperation in combating cybercrime targeting the financial sector. This MoU allows for Europol and ING Group to exchange strategic information, information on trends and statistical data.
17 August 2015
Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has concluded a Memorandum Of Understanding (MoU) with FireEye. The MoU will allow for the exchange of knowledge and expertise on cybercrime, mainly in the areas of early detection of cybercrime threats and statistics on trends.
14 August 2015
30 September to 2 October 2015 – The Hague, The Netherlands
The 3rd Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference will be held at Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) in The Hague.
The three-day event will bring together the top executives of cybercrime units from around the world in order to further strengthen their cooperation.
31 July 2015
Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has supported Italian law enforcement authorities to shut down a hidden service for distributing child sexual abuse material. The house of the Italian administrator has been searched and 14 000 bitcoin wallets have been seized.
27 July 2015
From 13 to 17 July 2015 Europol organised a new training course on payment card fraud forensics at the Spanish National Police Academy in Ávila, Spain. The aim of the training was to increase forensic experts' knowledge and expertise in examining skimming devices, and other types of payment fraud forensics.
20 July 2015
Following the success of the past two editions, Europol has organised, for the third consecutive year, a training course on Open Source IT Forensics, hosted by the Spanish Police Academy in Ávila, Spain. Over a two-week period, 55 cybercrime experts and 8 specialised trainers participated from law enforcement agencies in 30 different countries - the highest number of participants to date. The course was aimed at enhancing law enforcement's knowledge in using Linux as an investigative platform and employing a variety of open source tools within the area of digital forensics.
15 July 2015
This week, law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide have taken down the most prolific English-speaking cybercriminal forum to date: Darkode. In an international coordinated action against the hacking forum and its users, investigators from all over the world targeted cybercriminals that were using the Darkode forum to trade and barter their hacking expertise, malware and botnets, and to find partners for their next spam runs or malware attacks.
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