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PERSONAL details of Sun newspaper readers - including Miss Scotland applicants - have been stolen by hackers in the latest online security breach.
A TEENAGE computer hacker working from his Shetland bedroom broke into News International websites and posted a story claiming Rupert Murdoch was dead, it was alleged yesterday.
A TEENAGER suspected of being the spokesman for two international hacking groups which have wreaked havoc across the world has been arrested by Scotland Yard officers in a swoop on the Northern Isles.
A RUSSIAN accused of operating an e-mail spam business that at times accounted for one third of global spam has pleaded not guilty in a US court.
A GROUP calling itself the Pakistani Cyber Army has hacked into the website of India's federal crime investigation bureau and left a warning message to Indian hackers, as tensions between the two countries enter the online world.
Two German computer hackers allegedly stole pop songs from Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Ke$ha and Kelly Clarkson, selling them online and forcing the advanced release of several singles.
Reluctance to report offences
FEWER people are prepared to report offences, despite there being more police on the streets and less crime overall for them to tackle.
DESPITE the Scottish Government putting 1,000 extra bobbies on the beat, people were not happy with the number of police seen patrolling communities.
HOUSEBREAKING and thefts are rising in Scotland as people hardest hit by the recession turn to crime, a nationwide survey has revealed.
A SCOTTISH computer security expert is facing prison after admitting being a key member in a sophisticated international gang of hackers.
HOME Secretary Theresa May has adjourned a planned judicial review into the case of a computer hacker who could be extradited to the United States, his lawyer said today.
A HIGH Court judge will rule on whether Home Secretary Alan Johnson was wrong to allow the extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon, it was announced today.
ALLEGED computer hacker Gary McKinnon must answer the serious criminal charges put to him by prosecutors in the United States, Home Secretary Alan Johnson said today.
HOME Secretary Alan Johnson said today he was considering granting computer hacker Gary McKinnon extra time to apply for a judicial review of his case.
THE mother of computer hacker Gary McKinnon says he is prepared to go on trial for hacking into the Pentagon's computer system. But Janis Sharp has repeated her assertion that her son should not be tried in the US.
THE mother of the Scots-born computer hacker facing extradition to the United States has revealed that psychiatrists fear her son is now more likely to take his own life.
THE Home Secretary last night rejected a last-ditch appeal to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States on computer-hacking charges.
THE Home Secretary today rejected a last-ditch appeal for him to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the US on computer hacking charges.