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.
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.
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.
London's Metropolitan Police Service, colloquially known as The Met, has quadrupled the size of its cybercrime unit in the last two months.
This is a handy crime-fighting reversal after last year's 30% budget cut.