UK security service MI5 representatives said London Olympics are an "attractive target" for terrorist groups, but security preparations are well under way, according to a BBC report.
A 44-year-old man has been charged in the UK with fraud by false representation and money laundering after police disabled two bogus Olympic tickets websites. UK detectives from Operation Podium and Portuguese Judiciary Police had been investigating the websites www.2012-londonsummergames.org and www.2012-londonsummergames.com since October last year.
The UK Government plans to cut the number of internal security classifications to three from six to make the accreditation for public sector suppliers easier, according to government Chief Information Officer Andy Nelson, who spoke of the project at a Cloud Computing event in London.
Victims of crime in England and Wales should be able to track their cases online as soon as they are reported to police, the Institute for Public Policy Research said. Police should make updates on investigations, arrests, court appearances and prison sentences directly on people's mobile phones or a secure website, argues the leading UK progressive think tank.