What the BNP membership list leak can teach us all

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The far-right BNP (British National Party) is no stranger to making headlines in the United Kingdom for their controversial views.

BNP leader Nick Griffin is scheduled to appear on the BBC’s top political television debate program, “Question Time”, tomorrow evening, despite protests that he should be barred from appearing alongside other panellists. It’s understandable that some would find Griffin’s views unacceptable, as it has been argued that his party’s constitution breaks race relations laws by restricting members to “indigenous Caucasians”.

Amidst the controversy, a spreadsheet claiming to be the membership list of the controversial party has now been posted on the internet, revealing the names and contact details of thousands of apparent supporters…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.