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GCHQ has been at the heart of the Edward Snowden leaks and been widely criticised for spying on internet activity

Peppa Pig World's Facebook account has been hacked with offensive posts

Hacked Peppa Pig website tells kids to 'go to hell'

The perky, fun-loving and wholesome Peppa Pig appeared to be acting rather out of character when she told visitors to her Facebook page to "go to hell".

Advisers cut fees to gain work from fundraisers

Tough competition among financial advisers in the City has been laid bare by data showing that the cost of entering London's junior stock market has dropped for the first time in seven years.

The Business Matrix: Monday 17 June 2013

Buoyant mood among capital's small firms

Police officers found 172 images on two computers belonging to the reclusive Ryan Cleary

LulzSec hacker Ryan Cleary will be freed 'imminently' despite 170 child sex abuse images

A hacker with the notorious “hacktivist” collective LulzSec is to be released “imminently” despite being found with more than 170 indecent images of children as young as six months.

The Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, with President Obama, right

'Positive' US-China summit stumbles over cyber security

A weekend summit between the US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping has concluded in California, with one US official describing the talks as “unique, positive and constructive”.

The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) expressed 'shock' at how the multinational giant Huawei established a huge presence in the UK

MPs’ alarm at Chinese giant Huawei’s power over UK phone networks

George Osborne bats away national security fears over firm with call for more Chinese investment

Paul Flattley, who earned around £8,000 selling information about famous people

Former Met police officer Paul Flattley jailed for selling information about Kate Middleton and John Terry to The Sun

Flattley earned around £8,000 for information and investigating tip-offs

The News Matrix: Wednesday 5 June 2013

House products may harm unborn babies

Spanish police officers detaining the Liberty Reserve founder Arthur Budovsky in Barajas airport, Madrid

Shady currency firm boss ‘bought a bride’: Costa Rica investigates if ‘PayPal for criminals’ founder married to avoid extradition

The 2010 marriage is being investigated by local authorities in the central American country

English Defence League supporters demonstrating outside Downing Street on Monday

Woolwich attack: Anti-fascist groups plan counter-demos as EDL marches spread across Britain

Hackers target far-right group in retaliation for ‘capitalising’ on Drummer Lee Rigby’s death

EDL Leader Tommy Robinson speaks to supporters during a demonstration near Downing Street on Monday

Woolwich attack: Personal details including mobile phone numbers of 'EDL members' leaked online by hacking group Anonymous

Personal details including mobile phone numbers purporting to belong to members of the English Defence League have been leaked online by individuals claiming to be part of the international hacking group Anonymous.

Liberty Reserve’s website was taken offline last week

Founders of ‘PayPal for criminals’ Liberty Reserve are charged with money laundering

New York lawyers say $6bn of ill-gotten gains were processed though money-transfer service

Has China hacked into Australia's new spy HQ - before it's even finished being built?

TV investigation claims important government departments were also hacked

Chinese hackers 'steal blueprints for Australian spy HQ'

Hackers traced to China stole floorplans of the new A$630m base for the Australia Security Intelligence Organisation, according to ABC news

Early summit date set for US and China

China’s new leader, Xi Jinping, will confer with President Barack Obama next month in California, months earlier than expected, as both sides seek to stem a drift in relations troubled by issues from cyber-spying to North Korea.

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