‘Inadequate’ Irish cybercrime law may benefit hacking accused

Posted in Legal issues on March 8th, 2012 by steve

“Irish cybercrime law is inadequate and outdated and this may favour two young Irish students alleged to be at the centre of a global hacking ring if the US seeks to extradite them, a law expert has said …” (more)

[Jennifer Hough, Irish Examiner, 8 March]

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Student held over hacking released without charge

Posted in Legal issues on March 8th, 2012 by steve

“One of two Irish students charged with computer hacking by the FBI was yesterday released from Garda custody without charge having been arrested for questioning a day earlier …” (more)

[Pamela Duncan and Colm Keena, Irish Times, 8 March]

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Gardai prepare file on teens linked to global hacking ring

Posted in Legal issues on March 8th, 2012 by steve

“A student at the centre of a global investigation into computer hacking was back in college yesterday, and working on his laptop …” (more)

[Tom Brady and Barry Duggan, Independent, 8 March]

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Trinity student FBI claim is top hacker is released by Gardai

Posted in Legal issues on March 7th, 2012 by steve

“A suspected hacker wanted by the FBI and arrested over cyber plots by online anarchists Anonymous and LulzSec has been released without charge …” (more)

[Ed Carty and others, Independent, 7 March]

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FBI indicts Irish students over global hacking conspiracy

Posted in Legal issues on March 7th, 2012 by steve

“The FBI has named two young Irish men as members of a six-man group said to lead a global computer hacking organisation, in indictment papers in a New York court …” (more)

[Conor Lally, Irish Times, 7 March]

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Student detained as part of crackdown on hacking

Posted in Legal issues on March 7th, 2012 by steve

“One of two Irish students, named in a US court as being sought in connection with an international investigation into computer hacking and telephone intercepts, was being questioned by the gardai last night …” (more)

[Tom Brady, Independent, 7 March]

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