The self-confessed hacker will not now face legal action in the UK following a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service, but the US extradition warrant remains open.
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Home secretary Theresa May has withdrawn the extradition order for Gary McKinnon, wanted in the US on charges of hacking into NASA and military systems, on human rights grounds.
After a 10-year legal battle, home secretary Theresa May will reveal whether the UK will send Gary McKinnon to the US to face court charges over hacking NASA and military computers.
NASA hacker Gary McKinnon has been given two weeks to agree to a further psychiatric assessment, a measure requested by the home secretary to help her decide on his extradition case
A British branch of the hacktivist group will launch its next DDoS attacks against GCHQ and the Home Office this weekend as part of protests against the extradition treaty between the US and UK
The Anonymous hacking group brought down the Home Office website in a second wave of successful OpTrialatHome attacks over the weekend, but failed to ground the GCHQ site
The British government must push for the 'unbalanced' extradition treaty to be amended, given the growing public unease over the cases of NASA hacker Gary McKinnon and others, a parliamentary committee has urged
UK prime minister David Cameron has raised the subject of the extradition treaty between the UK and the US in discussions with President Obama.The treaty, which has a bearing on cases such as that of self-confessed Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon, is said by its detractors to be imbalanced in favour of the US.
Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon's case has 'dragged on', according to a high court judge, who has fixed a court date for July and told both defence and prosecution they must submit evidence before then
Hackers attempted to get into RSA customers' systems following a breach of RSA SecurID data in March.The hackers attempted to fool staff of companies that use RSA products in targeted attacks which used the original attack on RSA as bait, RSA president Tom Heiser said on Tuesday.
An unusual attack attempted to steal defence data through the cloud from contractor Raytheon last week, the company has told ZDNet UK
Two groups of hackers working for one nation were behind an attack on RSA's SecurID authentication token data that left defence contractors around the world exposed to cyber-espionage
Companies need to reconsider their security focus to concentrate on dealing with hackers once they're in, rather than assuming that they can always keep them out, according to Australia and New Zealand RSA general manager Andy Solterbeck, sending the message that if it happened to them, it could happen to anyone.
The decision whether or not to extradite Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon to the US rests with the British legal system, US president Barack Obama has said.Obama, who was on a state visit to the UK, said on Wednesday that the US would not push for McKinnon's extradition while the legal process was ongoing.
Pentagon hacker Gary McKinnon's legal team has called on US president Barack Obama to discuss McKinnon's extradition case during the president's UK visit.Obama began a three-day state visit to the UK on Tuesday.
Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon is undergoing 'psychological torture' over an impasse surrounding extradition proceedings to the US, according to an Ulster Unionist peer.Lord Maginnis of Drumglass introduced a debate in the House of Lords on Wednesday around the predicament of McKinnon, who is currently caught in legal limbo while his lawyers and the Home Office discuss a medical evaluation.
Gary McKinnon's supporters are looking to the deputy prime minister to break a deadlock in the extradition case, as the Nasa hacker deals with a loss of funding for his psychiatric care
The hacker who broke into military security systems looking for evidence of alien life is still awaiting the allocation of an Asperger's syndrome expert in a bid to avoid extradition to the US
Self-confessed Nasa hacker Gary McKinnon should be tried via video link to the US to mitigate the possible health effects of extradition, according to former home secretary David Blunkett
An Estonian man, accused of being in a hacking ring that stole $9.4m from RBS's WorldPay pre-paid debit card service, has been extradited to the US to face charges
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