NCA

Internet Insecurity

British Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking US Military Satellite Phone And Messaging System

A 25-year-old broke into a DoD satellite communication system and doxed around 800 Department of Defense employees.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.15.17
uk

UK’s Top Police Warn That Modding Games May Turn Kids into Hackers

The National Crime Agency had a booth at EGX to promote ethical hacking.
Joseph Cox
9.26.16
uk

Cops Say UK's New Drug Law Will Push More Sales to the Dark Web

Almost six months after the Psychoactive Substances Act, drugs such as spice are advertised on dark web markets.
Joseph Cox
9.12.16
uk

UK Crime Agency Seeks Whatever Intel It Can Get From Internet Service Providers

“They don't know what they want, but they want more data."
Joseph Cox
7.8.16
uk

​The UK Is Using Bulk Interception to Catch Criminals—And Not Telling Them

"Suspects are being left in the dark."
Joseph Cox
6.1.16
crime

Decrypted PGP BlackBerry Messages Helped Convict UK Gun Smugglers

Law enforcement continue to crack down on the criminal use of so-called PGP BlackBerrys.
Joseph Cox
4.25.16
Apple

UK's National Crime Agency: Yes, We Could Ask Apple to Remove Encryption

An NCA official said on Tuesday that under the Investigatory Powers Bill, the agency could request Apple to remove encryption.
Joseph Cox
4.19.16
uk

How the UK's National Crime Agency Fights Cybercrime With Hacking of Its Own

Newly published evidence from law enforcement bodies gives examples of how the NCA uses hacking tools against cybercriminals.
Joseph Cox
4.15.16
uk

Silk Road 'Legal Highs' Vendor Sentenced for Selling Crack, Meth

PlutoPete, real name Peter Ward, previously said that everything he sold was legal.
Joseph Cox
3.1.16
uk

What the UK’s Proposed Surveillance Law Means for Police Hacking

In the past few months, we’ve learned more about UK police use of "equipment interference" through discussion of the Investigatory Powers Bill.
Joseph Cox
2.26.16
Reviews

Cops Could Undermine Dark Web Markets by Leaving Fake Reviews

Researchers say it could drive business away from high profile dark web dealers.
Joseph Cox
12.2.15
News

The UK Will Police the Dark Web with a New Task Force

It won't just be targeting child pornography though, but also "serious criminals."
Joseph Cox
11.8.15
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