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Gibson: Is McKinnon still here?

You wouldn't expect one of the FBI agents involved in the case of Gary McKinnon to have much sympathy with the alleged Nasa hacker. Ed Gibson, who now works for Microsoft as its security adviser to the UK, in a previous life worked as an FBI legal attache in the UK, and was involved in McKinnon's controversial plea bargaining process.

October 30, 2008 by

WGA notches win for Microsoft in piracy bust

Microsoft's anti-piracy effort may be annoying to some Windows users, but it has notched a big win catching the bad guys. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced that the FBI and Chinese Public Security Bureau busted a syndicate selling and distributing more than $2 billion in counterfeit Microsoft software.

July 25, 2007 by

FBI, Chinese bust huge software piracy ring

The FBI and Chinese police made a huge software piracy bust, officials said Tuesday, arresting two software piracy gangs and seizing $500 million worth of pirated software, AP reports. Police arrested 25 people, seizing 360,000 programs, mostly from Microsoft and Symantec, and property valued at $7.

July 24, 2007 by

Microsoft warns about Flash flaw

Microsoft sent out a "critical" alert for a flaw in Adobe's Macromedia Flash player, a first. Also, Apple repairs dozens of flaws, Symantec battles Microsoft, FBI has no time for ID theft, and MySpace hijacked for fame and gain.

May 12, 2006 by

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