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So you reckon you're a leet infosec warrior. Now you can prove it, pal

Defend Blighty from malware, show online crooks who's boss, bank a pay cheque, and sip a martini. It's not quite James Bond, but if you reckon you're up to the job, good news: Cyber Security Challenge UK launches today, on Friday, and is supposed to give Brits a chance to prove their computer security skills. Developed by …
Jasper Hamill, 16 May 2014

I'll call for UK law shakeup to cuff global web crime lords - new top cyber cop

The head of the computer security branch of Blighty's new National Crime Agency has said British laws need to be improved in order to combat today's online criminals. Andy Archibald, head of the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) told The Register that he didn't want to go into details, but there were areas of legislation the …

Blighty's National Crime Agency nabs first crook ...for £750k cyberscam

The new National Crime Agency has caged its first criminal - a crook who netted hundreds of thousands of pounds using a phishing scam. Olukunle Babatunde, 27, of Croydon, South East London, was sent down for five years and six months at Inner London Crown Court after admitting swindling £751,229 from more than 700 online …
Jasper Hamill, 10 Oct 2013

4 Brits cuffed after shutdown of internet drug shop Silk Road

British cops have nabbed four men in connection with the shutdown of the Silk Road internet drug shop. They said they expect to arrest more in the coming weeks as they tighten the net on the dark web's illicit marketplaces. Police from Blighty's newly launched National Crime Agency said they had worked with US law enforcement …
Jasper Hamill, 8 Oct 2013
The Register breaking news

New Blighty crime map will track crooks' punishment

UK citizens can now gawp at the amount of crime committed around nightclubs, railway stations, parks and other hotspots on a revamped website launched by the Home Office. The same site will also eventually track arrests and charges brought against wrongdoers. Home Secretary Theresa May announced the new service in a speech on …
The Register breaking news

'Image eBay' could solve IP issues

Amidst the submissions to the UK gov's copyright review from trade bodies, and the cranks and nutters who inevitably bombard any public consultation on IP with their unwanted opinions, there's a fascinating proposal that should interest anyone creating or using visual images on the interwebs – photographers, graphic artists and …
Andrew Orlowski, 14 Mar 2011

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