Microsoft Corp.’s digital crime unit has teamed up with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and its European counterpart to fight software that infected more than 2 million computers to steal revenue from online advertisers.
World Cup and European Championship qualifiers were among more than 380 professional soccer matches targeted by criminals trying to fix games to generate more than 8 million euros ($10.9 million) in profit, according to the region’s law enforcement agency.
The watchman at Germany’s largest oil refinery, the MiRO plant in Karlsruhe, would wait until a fellow security guard was out of sight before sending a text message that it was safe to drive a 10,000-liter tanker of stolen diesel out the gates.
Poland’s pipeline operator Gaz- System SA said it signed a deal to take over the management of the Yamal natural gas pipeline from EuRoPol Gaz SA, a joint venture of OAO Gazprom of Russia and Poland’s Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA.
European Union member police departments, in unison with Europol and Interpol, thwarted efforts to transfer 28 million euros ($38.5 million) of stolen emission-trading rights, the Wall Street Journal reported.