Update: It turns out that the story in The Daily Express may not be entirely reliable. Read an update to this blog post: “MI5 website hack overhyped by Daily Express”
British tabloid The Daily Express claims to have an exclusive on its hands this morning with a story that MI5’s website was compromised by hackers.
According to the Daily Express, the “Team Elite” hacking gang broke into the website of MI5, the United Kingdom’s counter-intelligence and security agency, gathering information about everybody who visited the site.
The journalists at the Express rolled out Tory MP Patrick Mercer to provide a quote, who said “The identity of agents and informers in terror groups such as Al Qaeda are held by MI5.”…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.