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How bank hackers stole £1.25 million with a simple piece of computer hardware

On 4 April 2013, Darius Bolder walked into the Swiss Cottage branch of Barclays bank in North London and – posing as an IT technician – managed to gain entry to the back office.

Guess what happened next…


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Three people arrested over “Police ransomware” computer attacks [VIDEO]

British Police have arrested two men and a woman in connection with a spate of computer attacks that have held innocent internet users to ransom.


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Prison for phishers who targeted university students to the tune of £1.5 million

Two British men have been sent to prison for their involvement in a criminal scheme that targeted students and managed to steal £1.5 million.


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MLT – Suspected member of TeamPoison hacking gang arrested

A teenage boy, believed to go by the online handle “MLT” and to be a member of the notorious TeamPoison hacking gang, has been arrested by British police.


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Suspected Anonymous hacker arrested after abortion website attack

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man, suspected of defacing and hacking into the website of Britain’s largest single abortion provider.


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Metropolitan Police malware warning issued – beware the ransomware attack!

The Metropolitan Police has warned Windows users of a malware attack that poses as a message from the computer crime-fighting cops themselves.


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Hacker who bypassed Facebook security pleads guilty

A British student has pleaded guilty to charges that he breached security at Facebook earlier his year, despite arguing that his intentions were not malicious.


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Six people arrested in million pound student loan phishing scam

Police arrest four men and two women in connection with a scheme that stole over a million pounds from British students.


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The m00p malware investigation – was justice done?

The Virus Bulletin conference is told about the investigation into a modern malware-writing gang.

But with only two of the cybercriminals sentenced, was justice really done?


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UK police charge man in connection with Anonymous DDoS attacks

A 22-year-old student has been charged by British police in connection with denial-of-service attacks carried out by the Anonymous hacktivist group.

Which begs the question – Is being an internet hacktivist really worth the risk?


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‘LulzSec suspect’ arrested by New Scotland Yard

UK police have arrested a man suspected of being involved in the LulzSec hacks and denial-of-service attacks.


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Teenage credit card hackers sentenced after vicious attack on UK business

Two British members of the notorious GhostMarket online cybercrime forum have been sentenced for hacks that stole details of thousands of credit cards and forced an online hosting company to go out of business.


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Met Police arrest five in Anonymous DDoS attacks probe

A dawn raid by UK computer crime cops investigating WikiLeaks-related DDoS attacks results in the arrest of five people, aged 15-26.


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British e-crime police need more funding, says Met Police chief

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Computer cops arrest 19 in dawn ZBot raid

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Cybercrime forum suspects arrested by British police

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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