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Met Police officer buys malware that monitors messages, calls and more

A London police officer has purchased malware for mobile phones and computers that can intercept calls, emails and more.

Met Police: Quarter of cyber-crimes solved, GDPR could be the next PPI

Search engines are the biggest aider and abetter of cyber-crime, according to the head of the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit, speaking at a breakfast briefing last week.

IPCC investigates police for alleged hacking of political campaigners

According to a report in The Guardian, London police are being investigated over anonymous claims they hacked emails of environmental activists.

UK police lawfully keep millions of innocent people's mugshots on-file

A 2012-commissioned review of the storage of some 19 million photographs of ex-suspects found to be innocent says the Police only need delete them at the request of the subject.