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MI5 hiring Asian teenagers to fight cyber terror
HINDUSTAN TIMES.com ^ | Last Updated: 02:44 IST(21/9/2009) | n/a

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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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: accountingfirm; accountingfirms; airtrafficcontrol; bank; banks; belmarsh; belmarshprison; china; cityoflondon; computer; computers; cyberattacks; cybersecurity; cyberterrorism; cyberterrorists; hacker; hackers; internet; london; mhmmdnsm09212009; mi5; pakistan; powerstation; powerstations; russia; tm; whitehall

1 posted on 09/21/2009 7:03:25 PM PDT by Cindy
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Quote:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1603333/posts?page=118#118

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/belmarsh
http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/belmarshprison

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http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&tab=wn&ned=us&q=belmarsh&btnG=Search+News

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Thanks to MamaDearest for pointing to the Daily Mail article:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1995304/posts?page=762#762

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=559283&in_page_id=1770

“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 Britain’s most secure jails are secretly accessing the internet to contact their supporters.

The discovery raises fears that some of the UK’s 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 Britain’s 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


2 posted on 09/21/2009 7:07:16 PM PDT by Cindy
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SNIPPE from post no. 1:

"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.”

3 posted on 09/21/2009 7:08:32 PM PDT by Cindy
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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.


4 posted on 09/22/2009 7:37:26 AM PDT by Rookie Cookie
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http://countermeasures.trendmicro.eu/your-life-in-their-hands/

“Your life in their hands?”
Rik Ferguson
Filed under: Hacking, Opinion | RSS 2.0 | TB | Tags: cyber terrorism, cybercrime, government, hack, security

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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/24/hacker_cyberdefence_hire_nonsense/

“Secret teen hacker army ridiculed”

By John Leyden
Posted in Enterprise Security, 24th September 2009 09:14 GMT


5 posted on 09/24/2009 2:14:58 PM PDT by Cindy
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