El Salvador rights groups fear repression after raids on seven offices | Global development- Tempemail

Rights activists in El Salvador said they will not be pressured into silence after prosecutors raided the offices of seven charities and groups in the Central American country. “They’re trying to criminalise social movements,” said Morena Herrera, a prominent women’s rights activist. “They can’t accept that they are in support Continue Reading

Police raids across Europe after encrypted phone network shut down | Encryption

Police in Belgium and the Netherlands have arrested at least 80 people and carried out hundreds of raids after shutting down an encrypted phone network used by organised crime groups. Belgian, Dutch and French police said they had hacked into the Sky ECC network, allowing them to look “over the Continue Reading

‘Too many crimes’: police say arrests may follow Queensland darknet raids | Australian federal police

Arrests are being considered after police raids in Brisbane and the Gold Coast following a tip from German police who busted the world’s largest illegal online marketplace. Almost half a million users were using the website DarkMarket to sell drugs, counterfeit cash, stolen credit card data, anonymous sim cards and Continue Reading

Card skimming raids plague online stores – Security- Tempemail

Online criminals continue to target web stores with credit card information skimmers as these represent rich and easy pickings, according to Malwarebytes’ director of threat intelligence Jérôme Segura. Segura told iTnews the security vendor is seeing about a dozen online stores a day getting hacked, with a payments details stealing skimmer added. It Continue Reading

AFP conducts raids over alleged Finance Dept IT fraud – Strategy – Finance – Software- Tempemail

Three public servants working at the federal Department of Finance have been charged for allegedly defrauding the government by directing IT contracts through preferred suppliers. The Australian Federal Police arrested the three men following a year-long investigation by the force’s Northern Command’s Fraud and Anti-Corruption Team. They have been charged Continue Reading

NAB’s McEwan raids Westpac ranks for digital talent – Finance – Strategy – Cloud – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

Tempemail Australia Bank chief executive Ross McEwan has wasted little time raiding his rivals for talent to bolster the institution’s senior tech ranks, luring the digital lead of Westpac’s business bank, Quentin Boyes as a raft of IT leadership positions open up across the financial sector. While an official announcement Continue Reading

Uber raids Google (again) for European marketing boss- Tempemail

Uber has hired Google’s marketing boss for Norther Europe, David Mogensen, to lead its European marketing. It’s the latest major hire for the company following a round of cuts to the global marketing department last year. Mogensen replaces Partick Stal, who departed this company earlier this month following two years’ Continue Reading