Sting supports NASA hacker Gary McKinnon

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Gary McKinnon, the hacker who allegedly hacked into networks belonging to the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, Department of Defense and NASA, may have been denied a UK trial, but he has a celebrity supporter in his fight against extradition to America.

Lute-playing, Amazon forest-saving, singer-songwriting pop superstar Sting has told The Mail on Sunday newspaper that he and his wife Trudie Styler have written to the British Home Secretary…

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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.