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Computer Misuse Act

237 police officers disciplined over computer misuse

FOI request reveals UK forces failing basic IT best practices
8 Nov 2019
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Ex-Yahoo! employee admits hacking users for explicit content

More than 6,000 users compromised as defendant also accessed iCloud, Facebook and Gmail accounts
2 Oct 2019
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Computer Misuse Act

Almost 100 HMRC staff disciplined over computer misuse

Staff dismissed over misuse of emails, computer equipment and social media
1 Oct 2019
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Computer Misuse Act

Six-month sentence handed for data abuse in ICO prosecution

Data regulator hints seeking tougher punishment was an effort to change behaviour in how personal data is held and processed
13 Nov 2018
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National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

NCSC unveils new cyber attack classification system

The framework categorises everything from individual hacks up to national cyber emergencies
12 Apr 2018
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'Hacker' Lauri Love wins appeal against US extradition

Love is now expected to stand trial in the UK on charges of US hacking
5 Feb 2018
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Computer Misuse Act

36% of ex-employees are breaking the computer misuse act

Companies are failing to revoke access when IT workers leave
3 Jun 2016