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Police rue bid to reveal Guardian’s hacking sources

London’s police force admitted Wednesday it was wrong to invoke a harsh secrecy law to force The Guardian newspaper to reveal the source for its reports on the phone hacking scandal. The Metropolitan Police Service announced on Tuesday that it had dropped an application for a court order against The…

Police drop bid to reveal Guardian’s hacking sources

LONDON — London’s Metropolitan Police Service on Tuesday said it had dropped an application to force the Guardian newspaper to disclose the sources for its reports on the News International phone-hacking affair. Scotland Yard announced Friday it had tried to obtain a court order under the Official Secrets Act to…

London police arrest ‘Anonymous’ hacker involved in HBGary cyber attack

Two men have been arrested in the UK for participating in cyber attacks performed by the hacktivist groups LulzSec and ‘Anonymous’ under the cover of the online identity “Kayla.” The two men, aged 24 and 20, were arrested separately by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Central e-Crime Unit on Friday for…

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