10 Jul '11, 10pm

Cold Case: Who Hacked Climatic Research Unit Emails Back In 2009?

"Cover of the September 21, 1889, issue of Puck magazine, featuring cartoonist Tom Merry's depiction of the unidentified Whitechapel murderer Jack the Ripper." Image credit:Wikipedia. Perhaps you've read about last week's political turmoil in Britain over the alleged hacking of private cell phone accounts by person(s) working at or with the UK tabloid paper, News of the World , beginning, apparently, in late 2006 . Rupert the Scooper is taking heat and ties between UK government officials and the tabloid media are the subject of high controversy. A person of interest was recently arrested, 4+ years after the hacking was first reported . This 4-year old case, finally, broken, reminded me of another hacking controversy in the UK. We still don't know who hacked the servers at University of East Anglia's (UEA) Climatic Research Unit (CRU) ? Police investigators concluded that ...

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