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  • 07 Mar 2013 6:17 PM | Anonymous

    The City of London and other police forces are routinely letting cyber criminals get away with their crimes - preferring to concentrate on the victims and potential victims instead - due to uncooperative police forces in jurisdictions outside the European Union.

    http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/2252352/police-prevented-from-chasing-cyber-criminals-from-outside-europe


  • 04 Mar 2013 6:19 PM | Anonymous

    A man defrauded out of £5,350 buying a motorbike through eBay has criticised police and a new national fraud service claiming they failed to investigate properly. He said the new Action Fraud initiative, launched last month, was “nothing more than a data collection agency”. 

    http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/10262070._Police_and_new_fraud_service_did_not_investigate___claims_crime_victim/


  • 04 Mar 2013 6:18 PM | Anonymous

    One of Britain’s most notorious cyber criminals hacked into a prison computer system from inside jail – after he was allowed to join an IT class.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2287138/Public-schoolboy-hacker-masterminded-15m-fraud-jails-IT-class--hacks-prisons-system.html?ito=feeds-newsxml 

  • 26 Feb 2013 6:20 PM | Anonymous

    Microsoft said it was hacked by the same Cybercriminals who targeted Apple and Facebook recently. Last week Apple admitted their computers were compromised when employees visited a developer's websites infected with malware.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/microsoft-latest-victim-of-hacking-feb13


  • 22 Feb 2013 6:31 PM | Anonymous

    The "scenes of cyber crimes" are being disrupted by organisations and IT professionals that do not know how to respond to a cyber attack, undermining criminal investigations before they have even started. 

    http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/2249737/cyber-crime-scenes-not-being-preserved

  • 21 Feb 2013 6:33 PM | Anonymous

    Apple has become the latest big company to admit falling victim to computer hackers who compromised employees machines.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/apple-victim-of-hackers-feb13


  • 20 Feb 2013 6:36 PM | Anonymous

    Serious organised crime has created an internet-based black market for information that extends far beyond identity or online credit card fraud. 

    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-2280777/CITY-FOCUS-Hacking-Britain--Cyber-crime-costs-UK-27bn-year.html?ito=feeds-newsxml


  • 20 Feb 2013 6:35 PM | Anonymous

    Tesco has called in police over claims customers may have fallen victim to online fraudsters through their Clubcard accounts.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9879136/Police-called-in-over-Tesco-Clubcard-online-fraud.html


  • 20 Feb 2013 6:34 PM | Anonymous

    Bank accounts are being compromised, credit card details leaked and mobiles hacked. As people spend more of their lives online – banking, shopping and talking to friends – so too do criminals. “Cybercrime follows the money.

    http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/b3fa1258-64ad-11e2-934b-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=#axzz2LKegU8ij


  • 12 Feb 2013 6:37 PM | Anonymous

    A lack of skilled workers is hampering the UK's fight against cyber crime, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned. The number of IT and cyber security professionals in the UK has not increased in line with the growth of the internet.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-21414831


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