Category Archives: Cyber crime reporting

Every country needs a centralised digital incident reporting centre: the digital 112 (or 911)

More and more incidents on and around the Internet make headlining news. In a general fashion these can be categorised as “ordinary” criminality and hacks of computer systems, e.g. by so called hacktivists and criminals, but more often also by … Continue reading

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EC3 opened on 11 January 2013

On Friday 11 January 2013 the European Cyber Crime Centre, EC3, officially opened its doors at Europol in The Hague. If something shone through from the speeches of the panel participants, it is that there are tight budget restraints and … Continue reading

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IP ADDRESSES AND PRIVACY-SENSITIVE DATA: A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW

This blog post is an article that was published in Virus Bulletin, August 2012 © Virus Bulletin/Wout de Natris For as long as I have been involved in spam enforcement and the sharing of data between entities, public and private, … Continue reading

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Why Vint Cerf is wrong

At the Internet Governance Forum in Baku, I made an intervention on behalf of NL IGF, reporting on the recommendations given by the participants of Workshop 87. Participants coming from positions representing most actors on and around the Internet. As … Continue reading

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De Natris Consult report on (inter)national cooperation

If you click on the link below you will find the report of De Natris Consult on “National cyber crime and online threats reporting centres. A study into national and international cooperation.” The study is the result of a survey … Continue reading

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What would Google do?

Now that the first major botnet that runs on Android has been found by the Anti-virus vendor community, I wonder what would Google do? In October of 2011 the London Action Plan in cooperation with the Messaging Anti Abuse Working … Continue reading

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NCSC: PUBLIC-PRIVATE COOPERATION IS KEY

This article was published in Virus Bulletin, issue March 2012 On Thursday 12 January 2012 the Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was officially opened. With the push of a big red button, Minister of Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten … Continue reading

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