A teen member of TeamPoison will spend his birthday on Aug. 5 behind bars in the UK after hacking the Anti-Terrorist Hotline and Tony Blair's address book, according to a Police press release.
Former government official criticizes UK cyber-security for its “glacial pace” and inertia, which allow online crooks to take advantage of breaches, while the economy suffers, according to Computing.co.uk.
An UK cyber security organization has started a competition to find software writers who could defend the British infrastructure from cyber-attacks. Cyber Security Challenge will test competitors’ ability to tackle software vulnerabilities that allow hackers to take down businesses and critical infrastructure, according to a press release.
Two men have been jailed in UK after stealing more than £1.5 million from students in a sophisticated phishing scam, according to Metropolitan Police.
Several phishing e-mails that exploit government anti-piracy plans have started to spread in UK, according to consumer rights campaigners.