The threat of cybercrime is growing as businesses expand their computer networks. Over the past two years, one-third of German companies said they were the victims of cyber attacks.
The German Interior Ministry has officially opened ZITiS, a surveillance agency independent of both the police and the secret service. Critics say anyone with a smartphone is now vulnerable to state snooping.
Marcus Hutchins is credited for single-handedly stopping the WannaCry cyber attack in May, which affected computers in over 150 countries. He was detained by law enforcers before returning to London.
International police have orchestrated an incredible double takedown of darknet drug markets, ensnaring countless users. Users fleeing from one illegal online marketplace were lured into a honeypot trap.
The man authorities believe was behind a massive darknet marketplace has been found hanged with a towel in a Thai prison. Police were reportedly hoping to extradite him to the US to face trafficking charges.
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