Late on Friday night, some rather out-of-character tweets seemed to be coming out of New Scotland Yard.
The Twitter account of London’s Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) broadcast to its more than one million followers a series of bizarre and sometimes offensive messages.
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The Metropolitan Police has warned Windows users of a malware attack that poses as a message from the computer crime-fighting cops themselves.
Police arrest four men and two women in connection with a scheme that stole over a million pounds from British students.
Hackers have defaced the BlackBerry blog, angry at RIM’s announcement that they would help the authorities investigate who was responsible for riots which have hit London.