A Didsbury pervert who forced young girls to expose themselves by threatening to hack their computers was sentenced to five years in prison at Manchester Crown Court today.
On April 17-18 a non-stop hacking event comes to the Old Granada Studios for this year’s mammoth edition of ‘The Great Uni Hackathon’.
Banning of ‘revenge porn’ in proposed privacy bill will protect people online, claims Manchester Lib Dem MP
Withington MP John Leech has backed a proposed ‘digital bill of rights’ that would protect people’s privacy online and give them more control over their data.
Ex-Wigan Athletic footballer and cyber gang jailed after netting £130,000 in global fraud consipiracy
An ex-Wigan Athletic footballer has been jailed for three years after teaming up with a gang of cyber-fraudsters and stealing more than £130,000 from bank accounts across the globe.
Manchester man arrested in global sting on cyber thieves using malicious software to take over your PC
The cyber crime operation was carried out jointly with the FBI, and in Europe with Eurojust and Europol, which resulted in 97 arrests in 16 different countries, 17 of which came in the UK
William Wooles received suspended sentence
Cyber attack: Suspected computer hacker from South Manchester charged after penetrating Liverpool university site
A 22-year-old was charged for hacking Liverpool John Moores’ University website
Manchester United star Ryan Giggs agrees damages claim with News of the World following phone-hacking
Ryan Giggs has agreed a damages claim with NOTW
HACMan collective took over the ground floor of MadLab for this month’s event: HackDay
From Balotelli burning and footballing fan hackers, to Aeroplane landing in Manchester, we take a look at the city’s Bonfire Night related news and ev
A new festival is looking to challenge the perception of hackers as ‘cyber-criminals’.