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Police have arrested five people in the UK in the last few days in connection with a web forum used to trade credit card details and personal information. Some 56 people have been arrested worldwide - 11 in total in the UK - in connection with the DarkMarket forum. The Serious Organised Crime Agency ran the UK part of a …

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Skoolboy errur!

'Master Splynter, had logged in from the National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance in Pittsburgh'

Still, nobody much seemed to pay this much attention!

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Watch out...

...for what you're doing on any "dodgy" forum with admins called bebop and rocksteady.

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Coat

the other 2444?

56 arrests,

2444 security researchers, investigators, journalists, GSCE Computer students, self-proclaimed security bloggers,

** because when the invisible man in the jacket goes to jail, his cell mate will be very friendly indeed.

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More interesting version of the story is here

http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2008/10/did-anti-spam-g.html

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Site "outed" earlier this week, arrests today

So forensic examiners are going to be looking at a surprising number of new hard drives.

What a cock-up, the mice will be furious.

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56 arrests

so they enabled a forum to run for 2 years.

bought and sold numerous identities/credit cards,

allowed all kinds of fraud,

and arrested 56 people.

even if as suggested above there were some other 2444 people just trying to be cool and play with criminals, allowing all this fraud to happen, well, it just seems stupid.

did it really take 2 years to get all the information required.

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Fail and you

More evidence of the war on terrah!

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Ministry of Silly Walks

From the land of the Ministry of Silly Walks comes the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

not to be confused with the

Less than Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Seriously Organised Crime Agency

Seriously Organised Agency against Crime.

Ok I am bored but the joke was sitting there untouched...

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