Europol launches J-CAT online crime task force

Wednesday 3 September 2014 | 11:54 CET | News
Europol has launched a cybercrime task force to fight online crime in the EU and other countries. The Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT) will be piloted for six months and hosted at Europol's European CyberCrime Centre (EC3) in The Hague. J-CAT will coordinate international investigations to take action against key online threats and top targets, such as underground forums and malware, including banking trojans, botnets and online fraud, Europol said. The taskforce will be led by Andy Archibald, current deputy director of the Cyber Crime Unit at the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA).

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