Tag: U.K.

Autistic British Hacker Laurie Love is Facing Extradition to the U.S. and 99 Years in Prison

The British hacker accused of hacking U.S. Government computers could face 99 years in prison. Lauri Love, a very skilled hacker, who also suffers from a form of Autism; known as Asperger’s Syndrome, could be extradited for his crimes against the U.S. government. “If I went into a U.S. prison, I don’t think I’d leave again,” Love said in an interview with the BBC. Love has been on the FBI’s …
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Traditional Crime Takes a Back Seat to Cyber Crime in a U.K. Study

Cybercrime as we all know is on the rise all over the world. Bank robberies happening from the comfort of one’s home, where the robbers don’t even have to leave they’re computer chairs. It seems that one place in particular, the UK, is the number of cybercrimes has passed those of traditional crimes. The UK’s National Crime Agency is blaming the rise in cybercrime on the “rapid pace of technology” …
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