INTERPOL

Pierluigi Paganini February 02, 2024
Operation Synergia led to the arrest of 31 individuals

An international law enforcement operation, named Synergia, led to the arrest of 31 individuals involved in ransomware, banking malware, and phishing attacks. Operation Synergia was led by Interpol and ran from September to November 2023 involving law enforcement agencies from 50 countries. The international law enforcement operation was launched to curb the escalation and professionalisation […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2023
Law enforcement Operation HAECHI IV led to the seizure of $300 Million

An international law enforcement operation, named HAECHI IV, led to the arrest of approximately 3,500 suspects and the seizure of roughly $300 million worth of assets. Interpol this week announced that an international law enforcement operation, named HAECHI IV, led to the arrest of approximately 3,500 suspects and the seizure of roughly $300 million worth […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 18, 2023
Africa Cyber Surge II law enforcement operation has led to the arrest of 14 suspects

An international law enforcement operation across 25 African countries has led to the arrest of 14 cybercriminals. A coordinated law enforcement operation conducted by INTERPOL and AFRIPOL across 25 African countries has led to the arrest of 14 suspected cybercriminals and the identification of 20,674 suspicious cyber networks. The operation demonstrates the surge in cybercriminal […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 17, 2022
Interpol arrested 75 members of the cybercrime ring Black Axe

Interpol has announced the arrests of 75 individuals as part of a coordinated international operation against an organized cybercrime ring called Black Axe. Interpol arrested 75 individuals as part of a coordinated global operation, codenamed Operation Jackal, against the cybercrime ring Black Axe. The operation involved law enforcement bodies in 14 countries (Argentina, Australia, Côte d’Ivoire, France, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 06, 2022
Interpol dismantled sextortion ring in Asia

Interpol arrested 12 individuals which are suspected to be core members of a transnational sextortion ring. Interpol announced the arrest of 12 individuals suspected to be core members of a transnational sextortion ring. The arrests took place in July and August as a result of a joint investigation conducted by Interpol’s cybercrime division and police […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 30, 2022
Three Nigerian men arrested in INTERPOL Operation Killer Bee

Interpol arrested three Nigerian men in Lagos, who are suspected of using the Agent Tesla RAT to reroute financial transactions and steal sensitive data. Interpol arrested 3 Nigerian men in Lagos, as part of an international operation codenamed Killer Bee. The three men are suspected of using the Agent Tesla RAT to reroute financial transactions […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 25, 2022
Internationa police operation led to the arrest of the SilverTerrier gang leader

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the suspected leader of the SilverTerrier cybercrime group as a result of an international operation. The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the suspected leader of the SilverTerrier cybercrime gang (aka TMT) after a year-long investigation codenamed “Operation Delilah.” SilverTerrier has been active since at least 2014 and focuses on BEC […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2021
HAEICHI-II: Interpol arrested +1,000 suspects linked to various cybercrimes

HAEICHI-II: Interpol arrested 1,003 individuals charged for several cybercrimes, including romance scams, investment frauds, and online money laundering. Interpol has coordinated an international operation, code-named Operation HAEICHI-II, that led to the arrest of 1,003 individuals linked to various cyber-crimes such as romance scams, investment frauds, online money laundering, and illegal online gambling. The INTERPOL published […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2021
Reading INTERPOL the African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021

INTERPOL published the African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021, a report that analyzes evolution of cybercrime in Africa. A new report published by INTERPOL, titled the African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021, sheds the light on cybercrime in Africa. The report aims at providing information about the most prevalent threats in Africa, a continent that is particularly […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2021
Operation Lyrebird: Group-IB assists INTERPOL in identifying suspect behind numerous cybercrimes worldwide

Group-IB supported INTERPOL in its Operation Lyrebird that allowed to identify a threat actor presumably responsible for multiple attacks. Group-IB, one of the leading providers of solutions dedicated to detecting and preventing cyberattacks, identifying online fraud, investigation of high-tech crimes and intellectual property protection, has supported INTERPOL in its Operation Lyrebird that resulted in the identification and apprehension of a threat actor presumably responsible for multiple attacks, […]