Friday, January 11, 2013 1:43 pm
News Summary: EU police unit tackling cybercrime
By The Associated Press
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.