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Monday review - the hot 23 stories of the week

Monday revies - the hot 23 stories of the week

It's weekly summary time.

Here's everything we've written in the last seven days.

Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Here you go. All the stories we wrote in the past seven days, in case you missed anything (or just want to read them again).

What's all the fuss about ACTA?

ACTA protester

Widespread protests about ACTA have occurred in Europe. Why is there such anger, and what can be done about it?

Canadian resident sentenced to death for writing a computer program

Saeed Malekpour with wife

A Canadian resident has been sentenced to death in Iran for offending the faith, after his computer program was used without his knowledge to upload pornography.

President Obama's cybersecurity plan - Part 1 updates for law enforcement


President Obama and Howard Schmidt outlined their proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act last week and we provide a summary and analysis of what it will mean if signed into law.

Cameron: Decision on Gary McKinnon will be 'weeks rather than months'

Cameron: Decision on Gary McKinnon will be 'weeks rather than months'

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he expects a decision to be made about the fate of hacker Gary McKinnon in "weeks rather than months". In an interview with Tom Bradby, a reporter with ITN TV news, Cameron Read more…

British e-crime police need more funding, says Met Police chief

Paul Stephenson

Sir Paul Stephenson, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, has described how 'traditional' organised crime in Britain is "waking up to the profits and uses of e-crime" and that the authorities need to be properly funded to respond. Writing in the Sunday Read more…

ZBot gang suspects arrested in the Ukraine


There has been another development in the international investigation into a cybercrime gang believed to have used the ZBot Trojan (also known as Zeus) to steal millions of dollars from banks accounts around the world. We've already mentioned the charges Read more…

USA charges 60 people as part of international ZBot investigation


The US Department of Justice has charged more than 60 people in connection with a criminal scheme involving the ZBot Trojan horse. ZBot, also known as Zeus, is a family of malware that can hijack your computer, making it part Read more…

Computer cops arrest 19 in dawn ZBot raid

Arrests in ZBot case

19 people have been arrested by British police, under suspicion that they stole millions of pounds from online bank accounts by installing malware. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) swooped a number of addresses in a dawn-time Read more…