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Europol confirms incident following alleged auction of staff data

May 13, 2024


Europol is investigating a cybercriminal’s claims that they stole confidential data from a number of the agency’s sources.

Among the sources referenced by the cybercriminal, the Europol Platform for Experts (EPE) is confirmed to be the main subject of the incident and has remained down for maintenance since May 10.

The event hasn’t been acknowledged as a break-in to the systems, although the European Union’s crimefighting agency hasn’t explicitly denied the legitimacy of the claims.

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