The European Cybercrime Centre at Europol published its Threat Assessment on Police Ransomware – a class of computer malware that has seen exponential growth in the European Union over the last two years.
Global telecom giant Orange has sent out alerts to nearly 800,000 (some 3 percent) of its French customers warning them that their personal information was compromised in a breach that took place on January 16.
The Chaos Computer Club (CCC), Europe's largest hacker association, and the International League for Human Rights (ILMR) are suing the German government for allegedly helping foreign intelligence agencies spy on German citizens.
At least 10,331 successful installs of ICEPOL Trojan ransomware took place in the UK last year.
The EU’s cyber security Agency, ENISA, is publishing a series of new studies about the current security practices of Trust Service Providers (TSPs) and recommendations for improving cross-border trustworthiness and interoperability for the new regulated TSPs and for e-Government services using them.
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