Important Facts

2020 (Q3)

Operations

63+

Evidence

1244+

Cases

270+

Child Pornography

163+

Announcements - Latest News

Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for 2020

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Being ever-evolving as an attack tool, even the simplest form of ransomware can cost significant time and money, but more severe attacks can deal a crippling blow and even destroy a company completely, sparing no one — not even large, prominent organizations. Unprepared users and businesses can...

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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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