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A judge at the Old Bailey has been hearing how a teenager
from Hertfordshire earned hundreds of thousands of pounds by developing
a hacking programme - which attacked computers systems
Adam Mudd admits selling his programme to criminals,
while living with his parents in Kings Langley.
But there are fears other teenagers may be doing the same thing,
A cyber weapon designed to shut down websites
It bombarded targets with data using DDOS.
Or distributed denial of service attacks.
And it was created by Adam Mudd when he was just 16.
Internationally, this tool caused a considerable amount of damage.
Mudd sold it to other criminals, making
But after a massive attack in the US,
the software was traced to his home in Hertfordshire.
At one point, 7 million DDOS making nearly $400,000.
But that's not innocent, that is like an industrial scale for the
But are there other Adam Mudds out there?
An online investigator shows us forums where
Look, here, young people are openly discussing how to use
How young are the youngest people on here?
Caen I've seen youngsters from the age of 12, 13
We found a user who says he is 15 and is happy to talk.
I just asked him by text what age he started.
The average age of cybercrime suspects is just 17, and
police are so concerned they've launched this video.
And they've helped put together this tech competition.
Here, teenagers learn how to hack and stay
on the right side of the
If you know what you're doing you'll probably find the bad side a
bit more interesting, more challenging, maybe.
It does seem quite easy, like hints of what we've
There can be a fine line between hacker
After today, they should all know the difference.
The Labour MP for Slough - for the past 20 years -
says she won't be defending her constituency seat in
June's General Election - because she's "bored of political
squabbles over personality" instead of policy.
Fiona MacTaggart has decided to stand down -
and she spoke to our Political Correspondent,
Karl Mercer about her decision - although she wouldn't quite answer
It was one of the defining images of the 1997
The so-called Blair Babes paraded with their leader in
Tucked at the back, Fiona McTaggart, newly elected in Slough.
Nearly 20 years on and she's still the town
She's one of two Labour MPs in and around
I had to make a decision, I wasn't expecting
And I think in politics it's important to hand the
baton on when you're still good at it, still
difference, rather than when you've completely run out of steam.
She'll carry on supporting causes close to her
heart, but says the political world is and what it used to be.
I'm bored of bickering about personalities
because I think politics should be about ideas and policy.
It's about, you know, do you like him?
You know, it's like in the playground.
It's like childhood squabbles and frankly that's boring.
She's been critical of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.
Many people believe that part of the reason
I have, I have well-documented run-ins with more
than one leader of the Labour Party, let's be utterly honest.
So, you know, you can't say I'm going
I publicly said that I thought that Gordon Brown
Look into your crystal ball, Fiona, and
tell me what the state of the country is going to be and who is
I've stopped making political predictions
along time ago, when I realised I'd never lost a political bet.
I thought, if I carry on making them,
You are asking me to make a prediction.
I've just told you I'm not making a prediction.
I believe that the best option for Britain is a Labour
We'll find out if the voters agree on June the 9th.
A schoolboy on work experience at Barts Hospital -
has come-up with an award winning idea, to save victims
Ben Wald thought it'd be useful to insert a unique 'code'
into the chest of patients - so in future - doctors
would immediately have life saving information at their finger tips,
without having to first wait for a patient's complete
Just lucky enough to ask the right question at the right time, which
was whether you could use the surgical wires, external wires used
to close the breast plate after bypass surgery, and sculpt them into
letters to leave an imprint inside the patient as to what had been done
during surgery. What an incredible achievement. It is the London
Marathon this coming Sunday, thousands of people wondering what
the weather has in store. Hoping it's not going to be too warm,
Sarah. It's going to be quite chilly bursting on Sunday. Runners and
spectators might want to wrap up first thing but it'll turn warmer by
the afternoon on Sunday and likely to stay dry. That is the theme
through tomorrow and much of the weekend. Things largely dry with
some sunshine. At the moment, quite a lot of cloud, which is big enough
for the odd spot of light drizzle overnight and the early hours. It
should be a frost free morning, not as cold as the morning to be seen.
The odd spot of light rain here and there but most places are avoiding.
By the afternoon more in the way of sunshine. Top temperatures around
about 15 degrees or so. For Sunday a chilly start of the morning, but
things are looking dry with some sunshine and by the afternoon those
temperatures will be up there into the mid-teens. Largely dry for the
marathon. Here is the outlook for the weather
marathon. Here is the outlook for the weather for the next few days
and Helen Willetts has the National forecast.
While unusual to see snow in May, it will be a shock to the system. We've
seen some interesting contrast. 19 degrees cost is in Scotland in the
sunshine today. In the sunshine only 11. The differences we are behind a
cold weather front. Seeing a stepped down in temperatures. The cold air
filtering sound so there will be a widespread ground frost across the
country. The week weather front still with us so we could cheat
patchy mist and fog. The best chance of