Skip to comments.MI5 hiring Asian teenagers to fight cyber terror
Posted on 09/21/2009 7:03:25 PM PDT by Cindy
MI5 hiring Asian teenagers to fight cyber terror London, September 21, 2009 First Published: 00:09 IST(21/9/2009) Last Updated: 02:44 IST(21/9/2009)
SNIPPET: MI5 head Jonathan Evans has told his staff that the recruits were essential to combat cyber terrorism which has been traced to China, Russia and Pakistan the hackers have also intercepted messages from terrorists in Belmarsh maximum security prison, the newspaper said.
In a report to Lord West, the Security Minister, Evans has revealed that during the summer over 1,000 hits were made on computers in Whitehall. Other targets have been air traffic control, power stations and the city of London. Evans sent a confidential memo to some 300 banks and accounting firms warning they are already under cyber attack from Chinese state organisations.
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Thanks to MamaDearest for pointing to the Daily Mail article:
Jailed terrorists are using the internet to contact supporters
By JASON LEWIS - More by this author »
Last updated at 00:55am on 13th April 2008
ARTICLE SNIPPET: Terror suspects held at one of Britains most secure jails are secretly accessing the internet to contact their supporters.
The discovery raises fears that some of the UKs most dangerous terrorists could be plotting new attacks from inside prison.
The serious security breach was revealed last week after The Mail on Sunday was alerted to messages on a private website linked to militant Islamic movement Al-Muhajiroun, which has been banned under anti-terror laws.
The threatening emails were apparently sent from inside Belmarsh high-security prison in South-East London, which houses some of Britains most feared terror suspects.
It is thought inmates are sending the illicit messages using smuggled mobile phones, many of which now allow access to the internet.
118 posted on April 15, 2008 9:27:49 PM PDT by Cindy
"In a report to Lord West, the Security Minister, Evans has revealed that during the summer over 1,000 hits were made on computers in Whitehall. Other targets have been air traffic control, power stations and the city of London. Evans sent a confidential memo to some 300 banks and accounting firms warning they are already under cyber attack from Chinese state organisations.
Pakistan is like the biggest menace to the world at the moment. Its the one country thats involved in every crap in every corner of the world. They are feared and hated everywhere in the world. And America dont realize they are actually funding this craphole.
“Your life in their hands?”
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“Secret teen hacker army ridiculed”
By John Leyden
Posted in Enterprise Security, 24th September 2009 09:14 GMT
and still funding it, 5 years later