The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Fugitive Allegedly Faked His Own Death to Chill in a $3.4 Million Castle
A clear lesson in what not to do after faking your own death.
U.S. and European cops just torpedoed Islamic State’s online propaganda machine
"We have punched a big hole in the capability of ISIS to spread propaganda online."
Europol Head Tells Us About its Dark Web Market Sting
“This is a massive hit—two of the top three."
Policing The Web
Volunteers Are Helping Europol Geo-Locate Child Abuse Images
In June, the European Union's law enforcement agency launched a crowdsourcing project to identify items in child abuse images. Online sleuths have already matched plenty of localized objects.
The Strange Case of a Hacked Dark Web Child Porn Site Just Got Stranger
Europol confirms it has documents related to Giftbox, a dark web child abuse site that was recently used to deploy a Tor Browser zero-day exploit.
Authorities Just Shut Down One of the World’s Largest Malware Networks
More than 800,000 domains were seized, sinkholed , or blocked in 'Operation Avalanche', an effort by law enforcement authorities and researchers in 30 countries.
FBI Hacked Computers in Australia as Part of Global Child Porn Sting
The list of countries the FBI hacked computers in just keeps growing.
The Hacks We Can't See
FBI's Mass Hack Hit 50 Computers in Austria
Revelations that the 'Operation Pacifier' child porn investigation extended to Austria too shows the extent of the FBI's reach overseas.
France's parliament says intelligence 'failed' before the 2015 terror attacks
An inquiry committee urged the government to create a single intelligence agency to prevent failures like those that let the Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan terrorists slip through.
UN Report Urges Solutions to Dark Web Drug Trade
The agency has called for more legislative and technological methods for clamping down on the dark web's narcotics marketplace.
Court Docs Confirm FBI's Child Porn Hack Was International
The FBI has so far declined to comment on whether it hacked computers outside of the US.
Encryption Gets in The Way of 75% of Cases, Europol Chief Says
Encryption is a "real problem," director Rob Wainraight said.