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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.
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.
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.
Child Porn Sting Goes Global: FBI Hacked Computers in Denmark, Greece, Chile
"Operation Pacifier" is larger in scope than most anyone believed.
Europol Is Worried About Child Pornographers Using Tor on Mobile
As 4G continues to roll out, Europol says faster connections might help criminals connect to Tor on-the-go.