Europol seeks intern with skills to trace bitcoin transactions

Crime | December 1, 2015 By:

Europol is looking for an intern with the skills to trace bitcoin transactions.

The agency is looking for applicants for the ‘Open Sources Collection and Analysis’ project which will support Europol’s Cyber Intelligence Team.

Applicants should have an elementary understanding of tracing and attribution of bitcoin transactions and proven interest in blockchain technologies.

Candidates should also have “knowledge of anonymisation and encryption tools that are abused by criminals.

The successful candidate will be based at Europol in The Hague. He or she will contribute to a quarterly report focusing on “new trends, threats and patterns” in cybercrime, with a special focus on anonymisation and encryption tools.

Europol is the European Union’s top law enforcement agency.