“Take-downs of illegal websites and sharing networks should be done by the authorities, not net vigilantes. The attacks could have put an existing investigation at risk, stopped the police from gathering evidence they need to prosecute, or made it difficult to argue that evidence has not been corrupted.” Graham Cluley- Public speaker, podcaster, and independent cybersecurity analyst
About Graham Culley:
Graham Cluley is an award-winning independent security blogger, researcher, podcaster, and public speaker. He has been a well-known figure in the computer security industry since the early 1990s when he worked as a programmer, writing the first ever version of Dr Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows.
Since then he has been employed in senior roles by companies such as Sophos and McAfee.
Graham Cluley has given talks about computer security for some of the world’s largest companies, worked with law enforcement agencies on investigations into hacking groups, and regularly appears on TV and radio explaining computer security threats.
Graham Cluley was inducted into the InfoSecurity Europe Hall of Fame in 2011, and his claim to fame is that he is the originator of the saying that “the cloud is just someone else’s computer” (but he hasn’t managed to make any money out of it).