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Almost one-fifth of UK theft leads to data loss
Data breaches
data breaches

Almost one-fifth of UK theft leads to data loss

Nearly a fifth of stolen mobile and computing devices contain important data, police numbers show
2 May 2014
London Police draw up copyright infringing website hit list
Police lamp
asset management

London Police draw up copyright infringing website hit list

City of London Police hope to kill-off websites peddling pirated goods with new Infringing Website List
1 Apr 2014
UK police take down 90 websites selling fake goods
Business strategy

UK police take down 90 websites selling fake goods

Cross-party effort sees sites selling counterfeit goods shutdown in pre-Christmas blitz.
4 Dec 2013
MS tip-off prompts arrests for suspected fake software sales
Arrest
Security

MS tip-off prompts arrests for suspected fake software sales

City of London police confirm half a dozen arrests made after tip-off about alleged fake software sales.
25 Nov 2013
Microsoft details police information requests
Cybercrime
data protection

Microsoft details police information requests

Report details requests it gets from the police and others around the world.
22 Mar 2013
Civica brings hosted services to the boys in blue
traffic camera
cloud computing

Civica brings hosted services to the boys in blue

Number plate recognition system brings greater coverage to fourth largest UK police force.
15 Jan 2013
Greater Manchester Police pays £120k fine for data breach
Security
Security

Greater Manchester Police pays £120k fine for data breach

Unencrypted memory stick containing the details of thousand people linked to serious crimes stolen from officer's home.
16 Oct 2012
Home Office takes wraps off police-led ICT company
Police lamp
public sector

Home Office takes wraps off police-led ICT company

Several months later than planned, the Government's shake-up of police IT procurement finally launches.
16 Jul 2012
Two charged in Welsh datacentre funding probe
Jail
public sector

Two charged in Welsh datacentre funding probe

Gwent Police charge two men for conspiring to commit fraud, following an investigation into datacentre's financial affairs.
17 May 2012
Police quiz UK teen over TeamPoison attacks
Arrest
Security

Police quiz UK teen over TeamPoison attacks

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with an alleged breach of the Computer Misuse Act.
11 May 2012
European CyberCrime Centre set to tackle online fraud
Hacking
Security

European CyberCrime Centre set to tackle online fraud

The specialised unit at The Hague will be a hub for co-operation between member states.
28 Mar 2012
Police e-crime hubs announced
Police
Security

Police e-crime hubs announced

The three hubs will hook up with the Met to take down cyber crime operations.
9 Feb 2012
NAO: Police mobile rollout failing to deliver
Police
public sector

NAO: Police mobile rollout failing to deliver

The police are not getting enough benefits from the Mobile Information Programme, the NAO says.
27 Jan 2012
Dell World 2011: The tech UK emergency services need
Dell Police 3
public sector

Dell World 2011: The tech UK emergency services need

The NHS and the Metropolitan Police could really benefit from some of the IT on show at Dell World.
13 Oct 2011
Apple Covent Garden store robbed
Apple Store
Mobile

Apple Covent Garden store robbed

iPads and other Apple gear is pilfered by a gang of motorbike-driving thieves.
10 Oct 2011
Police IT a 'mess,’ say MPs
Police
public sector

Police IT a 'mess,’ say MPs

A Commons Home Affairs Committee report finds police IT resembles an adolescent's bedroom.
23 Sep 2011
UPDATED: Teen charged as LulzSec inquiries continue
Court
Security

UPDATED: Teen charged as LulzSec inquiries continue

An 18 year old suspected of being a key member of LulzSec is to appear in court today.
1 Aug 2011
Manchester police admit investigation data lost
Police
public sector

Manchester police admit investigation data lost

The ICO is looking into a data breach after a police officer's house is burgled.
29 Jul 2011
Anonymous claims 8GB of Italian authority data
Anonymous
Security

Anonymous claims 8GB of Italian authority data

Hacktivism isn't going away as Anonymous posts 8GB of data purportedly from the body running Italy's national critical IT infrastructure.
26 Jul 2011
Lancashire Police in data breach blunder
Police
data protection

Lancashire Police in data breach blunder

The police force mistakenly places restricted information on its website for all to see.
19 Jul 2011
Week in Review: Phone hacking and police snooper sackings
Week in Review
Software

Week in Review: Phone hacking and police snooper sackings

This week, with the epic phone hacking scandal still raging on, it's reported hundreds of police have been snooping on data they shouldn't be looking …
8 Jul 2011
Anonymous smashes Turkish Government as AntiSec rolls on
Anonymous
Security

Anonymous smashes Turkish Government as AntiSec rolls on

The war between the Turkish Government and Anonymous rages on, as the latter claims hits on around 100 official websites.
8 Jul 2011
Police database abuse ‘hugely intrusive’
Police
databases

Police database abuse ‘hugely intrusive’

The Big Brother Watch finds 900 police officers and staff breached the Data Protection Act in the last three years.
8 Jul 2011