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.
The European Parliament has agreed to boost its law enforcement agency's powers to step up efforts to fight terrorism, cybercrime amid warnings from the head of Europol that another terrorist attack in Europe is highly likely.
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1 677 media content and social media accounts in six languages containing terrorist and violent extremist propaganda were processed by the EU law enforcement agency Europol, according to the statement.
A new intelligence assessment circulated by the Department of Homeland Security warns law enforcement agencies of the continuing threat from right-wing extremists. The report, which was produced in coordination with the FBI, focuses...