Louise Mensch MP claims Anonymous threatened her children

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

British MP Louise Mensch claims that members of the Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivist groups have threatened her children.

The Conservative MP, who has had a higher profile lately after questioning Rupert Murdoch as part of the investigation into phone hacking and her run-ins with Piers Morgan, posted a series of messages on Twitter revealing that her young children had been threatened:

Had some morons from Anonymous /Lulzsec threaten my children via email. As I’m in the States, be good to have somebody from the UK police advise me where I should forward the email. To those who sent it; get stuffed, losers.

Oh and I’m posting it on Twitter because they threatened me telling me to get off Twitter. Hi kids! ::waves::

I’ve contacted the police via the House…

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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.

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