Europol enhances internet security cooperation

Brussels, Dec 22 (IANS) The European Police Office (Europol) has signed an agreement with EURid, the European Commission-appointed internet registry manager, to enhance internet security cooperation.

According an Europol press release on Wednesday, the cooperation aims to engage in joint efforts related to fighting cybercrime, Xinhua news agency reported.

EURid is the registry manager of the .eu domains upon appointment of the European Commission in 2003, responsible for the verification of registrars.

EURid also developed a working partnership with Belgian law enforcement to fight cybercrime, the statement added.

–IANS

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