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AFP can't get data on how long it needs data

One of the strongest backers for Australian telecommunications companies to hold customer data for access by government agencies can't itself provide data on how long it usually requires that data for crime investigation to be stored.

January 7, 2013

US won't extradite LulzSec suspect Cleary if prosecuted in UK

The US is not going to push for British hacking suspect Ryan Cleary to be extradited there, his lawyer has said.Cleary is suspected of being a member of the hacking collective LulzSec, which last year attacked the US Senate, the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).

June 18, 2012 by

Man arrested over hacking of abortion provider site

A man has been arrested in the West Midlands on suspicion of hacking an abortion provider's website and obtaining limited information about the site's visitors.The Met's Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) raided an address in Wednesbury in the early hours of Friday morning, following a complaint on Thursday.

March 9, 2012 by

Microsoft prepares botnet intelligence feed

Microsoft is to offer a real-time intelligence feed of botnet and e-crime data to public and private sector subscribers, according to security company Kaspersky.Data from networks of compromised computers will be among the information on offer to ISPs, CERTs, government agencies and private companies, Kaspersky said in a blog post on Wednesday.

January 12, 2012 by

Cybercriminals face internet ban

Cyber-stalkers, fraudsters and other criminals could be banned from accessing the internet, under proposals being considered by the Ministry of Justice and the Home Office.As part of the UK's Cyber Security Strategy, the government may broaden the scope of how it can enforce Serious Crime Prevention Orders to block criminals, sex offenders and others from accessing the internet, it announced on Friday.

November 25, 2011 by

PCeU to be rolled into National Crime Agency

The government is to place the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit inside the new National Crime Agency, as it regroups previously dispersed units into a single organisation supported by regional e-crime hubs

November 15, 2011 by

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