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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.

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.

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.

London's Metropolitan police re-invest in fighting cybercrime

London's Metropolitan police re-invest in fighting cybercrime

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.

British police issue warning to internet hacktivists

British police issue warning to internet hacktivists

The Metropolitan Police have taken the unusual step of using Twitter to send a message to anyone considering supporting internet attacks against companies and governments.

The warning comes days after the arrest of an alleged hacker suspected of being the spokesperson of Anonymous and LulzSec.