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The Hunt for Lurk

In June, 2016, the Russian police arrested the alleged members of the criminal group known as Lurk. The police suspected Lurk of stealing nearly three billion rubles. The story of Lurk gives some idea of the amount of work that has to be done to obtain enough evidence to arrest and prosecute suspects. Read Full Article

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Securmatica XXV

The twenty-fifth edition of Securmática was held in Madrid (Spain) on April 22, 23 and 24, 2014. Although its content is not usually highly technical, it is a really interesting event for catching-up with the cybersecurity industry at an “institutional”… Read Full Article

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Discussing cybercrime laws in Sao Paulo

This week I was invited to speak at the Fifth Congress on Cybercrime, an event promoted by the São Paulo State Federation of Commerce (FECOMERCIO). There were more than 1500 participants, including journalists, politicians, lawyers, security professionals, police and businessman, all… Read Full Article

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CeCOS VII

The Counter eCrime Operations Summit VII (CeCOS VII) engages questions of operational challenges and the development of common resources for the first responders and forensic professionals who protect consumers and enterprises from the electronic-crime threat every day. The annual event, organized by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is this time held in Buenos Aires (Argentina). Read Full Article