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Malvertising hits Dutch websites

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A veritable plague of malware recently hit Dutch websites. Starting in early April, many popular Dutch websites were affected by malicious advertising – or ‘malvertising’. The clear aim of this attack was to infect users’ equipment with malware and compromise systems’ security. To achieve this, the attackers used something called… Read more »


3 arrested in Netherlands in connection to $45m cyber heist

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German prosecutors say three suspects in a global cyber-bank heist that netted some $45 million have been arrested in the Netherlands. Duesseldorf prosecutors’ spokesman Christoph Kumpa confirmed the report on Friday that the three were arrested Tuesday in The Hague on a European arrest warrant from his office. In December… Read more »


File-sharing portal loses landmark case

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FTD, The Netherlands’ largest Usenet community, has recently lost a court case against Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN resulting in a landmark decision. FTD, who were hoping that their operations would be deemed legal, were found to be in breach of copyright laws and not because they actually hosted or linked… Read more »