Updated: 01/11/2013 1:07 PM KSTP.com
CYBERCOPS: The European Union’s police coordination agency opened a new cybercrime unit, the European Cybercrime Centre, to combat online offenses from banking fraud to peddling images of child sex abuse.
VIRTUAL BEATS: Europol is fighting cybercrime with experts huddled around computer screens in blue-lit "labs," monitoring Internet traffic and able to retrieve data users believe they have deleted from their cellphones or computer hard drives.
HOPPING ON HACKERS: European Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom concedes the unit, housed in Europol’s Hague headquarters, will be playing catch-up with organized crime gangs in a "Golden Age" of cybercrime.
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