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Jailed Apple phishing duo also imported pickpockets and cloned credit cards

Constanta Agrigoroaie and Radu Savoae. Images courtesy of Metropolitan Police.

How's this for irony? A pair of fraudsters phished bank account details out of over 150 Apple users by sending them hairy-scary messages about their accounts having been compromised.

Google and Microsoft want to kill your phone if it's stolen. Do you feel safer?

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The law enforcement group Secure Our Smartphones is claiming victory after Google and Microsoft announced they will add a "kill switch" to their mobile operating systems.

Spammers take over Twitter Trends with sexy hashtags

Spammers take over Twitter Trends with sexy hashtags

Londoners awoke on Friday morning to find their automatically generated trending topics lists stuffed with sexy tags.

Online bank thieves arrested with £80k and a grenade

Online bank thieves arrested in UK with £80k and grenade

Specialist explosives officers in the UK removed what they suspected might have been a live hand grenade in a Tuesday morning raid on what detectives believe is an organized ring of cyber-criminals.

Android randomness, Sniffer dustbins, Unpatch Wednesday, ATM skimming - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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How does a bug in Android put your Bitcoins at risk? Why did the City of London bin its bins? What was Unpatch Wednesday? What to do with a 3D printer after you've made your own gun?

Find out in 60 seconds!

Olympic Games and cyber attacks - be on your guard

Olympic Games and cyber attacks

With the Olympics coming to London, there may be opportunities for criminals, hacktivists and mischief-makers to make a high profile attack against the event's computer systems.

But what about your own computers, and your personal data and finances?

London Marathon website goof leaks 38,000 contact details

London Marathon website goof leaks 38,000 contact details

The home addresses and personal email details of some 38,000 participants in Sunday's London Marathon were exposed for anyone to access on the race's official website.

Celebrities were amongst those who had their private details exposed by the glitch.

Busted! Ukrainian cybercrime duo who ripped off $4.5 million sent to prison in UK

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London's Metropolitan Police Service has announced the conviction and sentencing of two Ukrainian cybercrooks.

The pair raided innocent victims' bank accounts of at least $4.5 million in just six months.

London Olympic Games to simulate cyber-attacks

London Olympic Games to simulate cyber-attacks

The London 2012 Olympic Games will open in nine months time, and - away from the glories anticipated on the track and field - consideration is being made about how to defend the world's leading sporting event from cyber-attack.

BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots

BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots

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.

Man loses $150,000 in London terror email scam

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A 22-year-old man from Southern Ontario says he owes his friends and family an astonishing CDN $150,000 after he fell victim to an international email scam. Unemployed Canadian John Rempel told journalists that in 2007 he opened an email claiming Read more…

London hospitals hit by computer virus

London hospitals hit by computer virus

Three hospitals in London are reported to be infected by a variant of the Mytob worm. According to the BBC, St Bartholomew's (also known as Barts) in the City, the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel and The London Chest Hospital Read more…