The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published a report about large-scale outages in the electronic communication sector.
Microsoft has urged US District Judge Loretta Preska, the judge presiding over the case that sees the company refusing to hand some emails stored in its Dublin facility over to the US government, to find them in contempt.
Hosted at the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol, the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), which is being piloted for six months, will coordinate international investigations with partners working side-by-side to take action against key cybercrime threats and top targets, such as underground forums and malware, including banking Trojans.
50 Norwegian oil and energy companies have been hacked, and 250 more have been warned to check their networks and systems for evidence of a breach, The Local reports.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be passed this year and take effect in 2015 but new research from Skyhigh Networks, suggests that only 1 in 100 cloud providers meets these requirements to date.