EUROPOL ALERT AFTER MAJOR RANSOMWARE BUST

EUROPEAN Union (EU police agency Europol has warned of how to avoid fake messages from police forces defrauding computer users into paying bogus fines after a spate of con attacks. Europol has circulated this advice to EU businesses after Spanish police and the agency’s newly established European Cybercrime Centre dismantled what they called in a note “the largest and most complex cybercrime network dedicated to spreading police ransomware”. This malware blocks computers from operating, accusing users of having visited illegal websites containing child ...


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