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Successful police operation results in 24 detained and 5.5 tonnes of cocaine seized

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Successful police operation results in 24 detained and 5.5 tonnes of cocaine seized

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Successful police operation results in 24 detained and 5.5 tonnes of cocaine seized Spanish National Police, Spanish Customs and Ecuadorian Police have conducted an operation resulting in the seizure of 5.5 tonnes of cocaine onboard a cargo vessel in Ecuador. Supported by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) […]

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27 arrested in successful hit against ATM Black Box attacks

By   /  May 19, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Denmark, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, Ireland, Italy, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Norway, Open Source Intel, Russia, Scandinavia, Security, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on 27 arrested in successful hit against ATM Black Box attacks

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: 27 arrested in successful hit against ATM Black Box attacks The efforts of a number of EU Member States and Norway, supported by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) and the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), culminated in the arrest of 27 individuals linked with so-called ATM “Black Box” […]

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Criminal network involved in migrant smuggling and document fraud dismantled

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Criminal network involved in migrant smuggling and document fraud dismantled

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Criminal network involved in migrant smuggling and document fraud dismantled The criminal gang is accused of facilitating the illegal entry of migrants – mainly Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis – to and within Europe and the Schengen area, through the production and supply of false documents. It is estimated […]

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Wannacry Ransomware: recent cyber-attack

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Wannacry Ransomware: recent cyber-attack

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Wannacry Ransomware: recent cyber-attack The European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, at Europol is working closely with affected countries cybercrime units and key industry partners to mitigate the threat and assist victims. The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex international investigation to identify the […]

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EU forensic experts call for action on new cyber investigation standard

By   /  May 13, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on EU forensic experts call for action on new cyber investigation standard

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: EU forensic experts call for action on new cyber investigation standard Industry has taken on board the issue, responding positively to this new digital forensic standard Under the umbrella of Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), a number of the EU’s leading digital forensic experts have called for the […]

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Spanish Guardia Civil dismantles an organised crime group involved in the cultivation, processing and trafficking of marijuana

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Spanish Guardia Civil dismantles an organised crime group involved in the cultivation, processing and trafficking of marijuana

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Spanish Guardia Civil dismantles an organised crime group involved in the cultivation, processing and trafficking of marijuana In the operation, supported by Europol and the Croatian National Police, the Spanish Guardia Civil arrested 10 people and carried out 5 houses searches. Four marijuana plantations were dismantled alongside 900 […]

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Major online child sexual abuse operation leads to 368 arrests in Europe

By   /  May 6, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, Ireland, Italy, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security, Switzerland, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Major online child sexual abuse operation leads to 368 arrests in Europe

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Major online child sexual abuse operation leads to 368 arrests in Europe Yet another example of the need for international action to tackle online child sexual abuse Earlier this week, the lead administrator of Playpen, one of the world’s largest child sexual abuse websites with more than 150 […]

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Ensuring European security: more than the sum of its components

By   /  May 5, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Denmark, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Scandinavia, Security  /  Comments Off on Ensuring European security: more than the sum of its components

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Ensuring European security: more than the sum of its components by Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship and Rob Wainwright, Executive Director of Europol Europe needs no reminder about the imminent threat of terrorism. The recent events in Paris, in Stockholm and London, but […]

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Darknet dealer of drugs and arms arrested by Slovak authorities

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Darknet dealer of drugs and arms arrested by Slovak authorities

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Darknet dealer of drugs and arms arrested by Slovak authorities Europol has supported the Slovak authorities in their investigation into a Slovak national who had been trading firearms, ammunition and drugs on the Darknet. The man has been arrested, placed in police custody, and several of his premises […]

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Three suspects arrested by Romanian police for the sexual abuse and exploitation of 3-year-old child

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Three suspects arrested by Romanian police for the sexual abuse and exploitation of 3-year-old child

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Three suspects arrested by Romanian police for the sexual abuse and exploitation of 3-year-old child Europol has successfully supported the Romanian law enforcement authorities in a case of child sexual abuse and exploitation, safeguarding a 3-year-old minor. During two house searches on 27 April 2017, the Romanian Police […]

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Europol coordinates EU-wide hit against online terrorist propaganda

By   /  May 2, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Europol coordinates EU-wide hit against online terrorist propaganda

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Europol coordinates EU-wide hit against online terrorist propaganda A 48-hour international operation against online terrorism and extremism has seen over 2 000 items assessed as harmful and illegal material with the purpose of referring it to the online service providers  for removal from the internet. On 25 and […]

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Europol’s new regulation

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, Europol, Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Security  /  Comments Off on Europol’s new regulation

MIL OSI Europe – Source: Europol Headline: Europol’s new regulation Today, on 1 May 2017, Europol’s new Regulation enters into force and takes effect in all EU Member States. The new regulation was adopted on 11 May 2016, when the European Parliament voted on updated powers that will enable Europol to step up efforts to […]

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