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'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'

FBI agents fly in to investigate 'hacker'

FBI agents investigating a teenager accused of a hacking attack against the Serious Organised Crime Agency have flown to Britain, in a sign that a move to extradite him could be underway.

International paedophile ring leaders jailed

Three men were jailed today after they admitted running an international paedophile ring that distributed millions of indecent images and films of children to over 40 countries around the world.

Video: Nintendo servers hacked

Nintendo have admitted that their US servers have been attacked by hackers.

Ex-Gucci IT worker charged with computer hacking

An IT engineer fired by Gucci hacked into the company’s servers, deleting data and shutting down its email and other IT services in a revenge attack estimated to have cost the upmarket retailer around £125,000, Manhattan prosecutors allege.

Pubs clear to server smaller measures

After exerting an unrivalled grip on Britain’s drinkers for centuries, the traditional pint of beer faces its first substantial competition: from a Whitehall-approved smaller measure.

Campaigners rally to defence as attempts to muzzle site mount

Renewed cyber attacks on Wikileaks servers in Sweden closed down sections of the whistle-blowing website today as the information war over the State Department cables escalated dramatically.

WikiLeaks' Swedish servers come under attack again

WikiLeaks' Swedish servers came under suspected attack again today, the latest in a series of online computer assaults that have knocked the secret-spilling group across the web.

WikiLeaks fights to stay online amid attacks

The French government has moved to ban WikiLeaks from French servers, part of a series of moves threatening the group's presence on the internet.

Could US military take Wikileaks offline?

As Wikileaks continues to haemorrhage secrets that America would like to keep buried, there has been growing anger amongst Washington hawks asking why the world’s most powerful military cannot employ some of its considerable might to take the whistle-blowing website out.

Ex-altar boy cleared of murdering vicar, 81

A former altar boy was found not guilty at his re-trial today of murdering an elderly vicar he accused of sexually abusing him.

Six years in jail, no charge: the war on terror's forgotten victim speaks

Babar Ahmad, 35, is the longest-serving prisoner held without charge or trial in the UK. In his first media interview since his arrest on a US extradition warrant in 2004, Mr Ahmad tells Robert Verkaik that he is the forgotten victim of the 'war on terror'. In March 2009, he was awarded £60,000 in compensation after an admission by the UK's anti-terrorist police that they subjected him to 'grave abuse, tantamount to torture' during his first arrest in December 2003. Corresponding via email from a secure isolation unit at Long Lartin prison, he calls on the Government to charge him or release him. Today, the European Court of Human Rights rules on his case

Stephen Foley: Late off the starting grid, Dell is hoping for an Apple-style tech miracle

US Outlook: It is hard not to sympathise a little with Michael Dell, the founder and chief executive of the global computer giant that bears his name.

Microsoft punts the future of office into the cloud

Software giant highlights new virtual reality by moving its suite of programs off PCs and on to the net

Huge 'botnet' amputated, but criminals reconnect

The sudden takedown of an Internet provider thought to be helping spread one of the most promiscuous pieces of malicious software out there appears to have cut off criminals from potentially millions of personal computers under their control.

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London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

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Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

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