Important Facts

2020 (Q3)

Operations

63+

Evidence

1244+

Cases

270+

Child Pornography

163+

Announcements - Latest News

European Cybersecurity Month 2020 ‘Think Before U Click’

Thursday, 8 October 2020

This October marks the European Union’s 8th European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), promoting online security among EU citizens. The annual cybersecurity awareness campaign is coordinated by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and the European Commission, and supported by the Member...

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INTERPOL reminds public that #OnlineCrimeIsRealCrime

Monday, 5 October 2020

Most of us take care to protect ourselves from physical crimes in the ‘real’ world, yet we do not always take the same precautions against virtual crimes in the online world. While crimes like burglary and assault are something we can see, cybercrime is largely invisible, leading many people to...

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International sting against Dark Web Vendors leads to 179 arrests

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Today, a coalition of law enforcement agencies across the world announced the results of a coordinated operation known as DisrupTor which targeted vendors and buyers of illicit goods on the dark web. This operation follows the takedown in May of last year of Wall Street Market, the world’s then...

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No More Ransom: How 4 millions victims of Ransomware have fought back against hackers

Sunday, 2 August 2020

While the world is in the grip of a coronavirus outbreak, another virus is quietly wreaking havoc. Although this virus has been around for years, its cases have been rising alarmingly in the past few months and has brought critical activities such as hospitals and governments to a standstill. This...

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Beware! Increased email fraud cases (Man in the Middle scam)

Friday, 29 May 2020

Due to increased incidents of Cybercrime reported to the Office for Combating Cyber Crime and the Police in general related to the phenomenon of e-mail fraud (Man in the Middle scam), the Police call on the public to be especially careful in their transactions and their money. Specifically, there...

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