A ransomware attack takes a sinister twist - displaying images of the purported sexual abuse of children in an attempt to scare computer users into paying up.
UK police hunting down thousands who bought identity fraud packages from Confidential Access website
Met Police are looking for the 11,000 customers who bought fake IDs, driving licences, bank statements, tips on how to commit fraud and other illegal files from the site.
The Metropolitan Police has warned Windows users of a malware attack that poses as a message from the computer crime-fighting cops themselves.
1136 victims of crime have had their email addresses inadvertently shared with one another, according to reports.
Police arrest four men and two women in connection with a scheme that stole over a million pounds from British students.
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.
A dawn raid by UK computer crime cops investigating WikiLeaks-related DDoS attacks results in the arrest of five people, aged 15-26.