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Home Secretary says McKinnon must face US trial

Since the last update almost a year ago when Gary won the right to appeal against extradition, the latest news in the Gary Mckinnon saga is that his extradition to the US for trial will be going ahead. Even with his apparent medical condition of Ass Burgers Asperger’s it seems he will be extradited anyway […]

Topic: Hacking News, Legal Issues

UK Hacker Gary McKinnon to Fight Extradition

For some of the long time readers, you might remember we’ve been covering the case of the UK Hacker Gary McKinnon for quite some time. The last post was about a year ago though in August 2007 when he Won Right to Lords Appeal Extradition Hearing. The first post on the case was over 2 […]

Topic: Legal Issues

Disgruntled IT Worker Gets Heavy Prison Sentence

It just goes to show, however smart you think you are…don’t bother trying to wreck someones data. In this case, even if the guy was pissed it was highly responsible as it involved medical records and could actually seriously effect someones life. He was pretty careful but left a few clues behind, more than enough […]

Topic: Hacking News, Legal Issues

‘Security Consultant’ Caught for Running Large Bot Network

Apparently he stopped his naughty activities back in 2006, but still…a guy that is supposed to securing machines was installing malware and had a bot totaling about a quarter of a million zombies. Most used for info gathering, Paypal accounts and installing Malware for comission, he claims to have made $19,000 in a week installing […]

Topic: Legal Issues, Malware

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