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EU Police Warn Extremists 'Could Branch Out into Cyberattacks'

Violent extremists could increasingly branch out into cyberwarfare thanks to the availability of hacking services on the darknet, EU police have warned. Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, wrote in an annual report on cybercrime published Wednesday that: “While the extent to which extremist groups currently use cyber techniques to conduct attacks appears to be limited, the availability of cybercrime tools and services, and illicit commodities such as firearms on the darknet, provide ample opportunities for this situation to change.
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