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Cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries

Cyber security experts say the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up computers in car factories, hospitals, shops and schools in several countries - has slowed, but that any respite might be brief. 

May 14, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries: Europol

Friday`s cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, the head of the European Union`s police agency said on Sunday, adding he feared that number would grow when people return to work on Monday.

May 14, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

Europol enhances internet security cooperation

The European Police Office (Europol) has signed an agreement with EURid, the European Commission-appointed internet registry manager, to enhance internet security cooperation.

Dec 22, 2016, 05:25 AM IST
Islamic State adopting new tactics to attack West, may include car bombs: Europol

Islamic State adopting new tactics to attack West, may include car bombs: Europol

Terrorist groups like Islamic State are adopting new tactics to attack the West.

Dec 02, 2016, 23:54 PM IST
Data leak on Europol terror group investigations: Dutch TV

Data leak on Europol terror group investigations: Dutch TV

According the programme, the leak was caused by a former employee who took dossiers home, against Europol policy, and put them on a hard drive connected to the Internet without realising it was accessible to anyone.
 

Nov 30, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
`Lone wolf` attacks rising, hard to track, warns Europol

`Lone wolf` attacks rising, hard to track, warns Europol

The Islamic State group released a video purportedly featuring a 17-year-old migrant who went on an axe rampage on a train in southern Germany.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:49 PM IST
Euro 2016 will be attractive target for terrorists: Europol

Euro 2016 will be attractive target for terrorists: Europol

Security forces currently have information on nearly 5,000 people who have joined the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as foreign fighters.

May 14, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Over 10,000 migrant children missing: Europol

Over one million migrants and refugees, many fleeing the conflict in Syria, crossed into Europe last year. 

Jan 31, 2016, 20:09 PM IST

IS planning for 'large-scale' attacks on Europe: Europol

IS developed a new combat style capability to carry out large-scale terrorist attacks on a global stage with a particular focus in Europe, an official said.

Jan 25, 2016, 19:35 PM IST
'ISIS planning 'large-scale' Mumbai-style attacks in Europe'

'ISIS planning 'large-scale' Mumbai-style attacks in Europe'

The ISIS is plotting "Mumbai-style" terrorist attacks directed at soft targets such as public places and restaurants in Europe, and in France in particular, the European Union police agency Europol warned Monday.

Jan 25, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

New European police centre will help anti-terror coordination

It will provide French and Belgian police services and their counterparts around Europe with the platform they need to share information more quickly and to crack down on the terrorist groups that are active.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Nations vow better intelligence sharing to halt terror attacks

Foreign ministers and diplomats from over 50 nations today bowed to calls for greater information sharing to stop extremists slipping across borders to carry out attacks, making concrete pledges to plug dangerous intelligence lapses.

Jan 12, 2016, 01:27 AM IST
Denmark referendum rejects EU justice, home affairs opt-in

Denmark referendum rejects EU justice, home affairs opt-in

 Danish voters rejected a government proposal to replace the nation`s current opt-out of the EU`s Justice and Home Affairs rules with an opt-in model in a referendum.

Dec 04, 2015, 12:08 PM IST
Police team to hunt for ISIS social media accounts

Police team to hunt for ISIS social media accounts

 A new European police team is being set up to track and block social media accounts of the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

Jun 22, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

David Cameron urges action online to stop young Europeans joining IS

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday urged action focused on the Internet to stop a mounting number of young Europeans leaving the continent to join the Islamic State group.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.

May 26, 2015, 23:41 PM IST

European police agency says up to 5,000 EU nationals in jihadist ranks

Up to 5,000 European Union citizens have joined jihadist militant ranks, the head of European police agency Europol told British lawmakers on Tuesday.

Jan 14, 2015, 03:16 AM IST

Europol says up to 5,000 EU nationals in jihadist ranks

 Up to 5,000 European Union citizens have joined jihadist militant ranks, the head of European police agency Europol told British lawmakers on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2015, 22:27 PM IST
First online murder may happen by end of year: Experts

First online murder may happen by end of year: Experts

The world's first 'online murder' via a hacked internet-connected device could happen by the end of this year, experts have warned.

Oct 06, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Platini warns of `mafia-type organisations` behind match-fixing

The Uefa president has called for the introduction of a European sports police force as he aims to fight corruption within the game.

May 24, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

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