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April 17, 2012 by

Anonymous UK vows to target GCHQ again

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

March 15, 2012 by

Cameron raises extradition treaty in Obama talks

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.

October 12, 2011 by

Hackers tried to bluff RSA customers

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.

August 4, 2011 by

Assume you're next: RSA

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.

May 26, 2011 by

Obama: McKinnon decision with Britain

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.

March 24, 2011 by

Lords debate McKinnon 'torture'

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.

February 15, 2011 by

McKinnon could get Clegg hearing

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

December 16, 2010 by

McKinnon waits in limbo for health expert

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


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