Law & order

Have you seen this spammer?

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30 months of bread and water for spammer

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New Zealand hacker jailed in computer fraud and blackmail case

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Gathering evidence of phishing

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Latin American graffiti

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Sexy friends to spam no more

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The spy who loved me: NASA, spyware, and online romance

It used to be the case that single men and women met down the pub, at pottery classes, or at the funfair just behind the dodgems. But today, with more and more people working longer hours, many – if not finding love in the workplace – are turning to internet dating websites for romance.


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Prison for Colorado spam king

Edward “Eddie” Davidson, was sentenced earlier this week to 21 months in a federal prison, after he was found guilty of tax evasion and falsifying email headers.


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I spy with my private eye..

Regular visitors will be familiar with the case of Ruth and Michael Haephrati, the husband-and-wife team who wrote a Trojan horse and then sold it to detective agencies in Israel who used it to help business rivals spy on each other.


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Alleged webcam peeping tom charged in Canada

A 27-year-old man who has been charged almost 60 times with allegations that he used malware to take over victims’ computers and intimidated young women into posing nude for him.


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Last day for UK citizens to petition for central e-crime police unit

It’s February 29th. If you’re a single man that means you’re living in mortal fear that your girlfriend will realise that you have been ignoring her hints for the last 4 years, take advantage of the Leap Year, and propose marriage to you.


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20 hippos trying to get through a revolving door

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been hitting the headlines more than normal in the last week following a number of high profile news stories.


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Petition Gordon Brown for UK e-crime unit

An online petition to Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been set up to call for the creation of a central e-crime police unit, as proposed by the Metropolitan Police and the Association of Chief Police Officers. The petition is growing in momentum, and signatories include members of the House of Lords Committee on Personal Internet Safety.


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Botmasters herded up by the FBI

Last week the newspapers were full of stories about the teenager arrested in New Zealand, accused of heading up an international hacking ring that broke into millions of computers around the world. The arrest came about following the successful co-operation between the FBI and the crime-fighting authorities in New Zealand and The Netherlands.


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