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iing.nl, phishing mail by courtesy of DDS City

This morning I found an e-mail in my hotmail junk box: “The payment function of your bank account is blocked” (in perfect Dutch). Sender ING Bank N.V. So I took a look to see who really sent this message: iing.nl. … Continue reading

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Cyber crime and international successes in cooperation

Today a very short blogpost. To show that international success in fighting cyber crime is possible, I’d like to point out the cooperation between the Dutch National High Tech Crime Team and their partners in Armenia. The Russian responsible for … Continue reading

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Microsoft and FBI take down botnet “Rustock” (Revised)

Subsequent articles published after my blog caused me to a revision of the original article. Information provided by Microsoft’s EMEA Director Digital Crimes Unit, Jean-Christophe le Toquin, brought me up to speed. In a coordinated action Microsoft, armed with a … Continue reading

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MSN malware fine OPTA stands up in court

The administrative court in Rotterdam upheld the fine OPTA gave to the first of two MSN malware spreaders in the appeal case brought to the court. The two persons involved installed unsolicited software in MSN of end users on behalf … Continue reading

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