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Mayor's War on Hacking

The mayor of New York has told how he played out his own James Bond adventure as the central figure in an international undercover operation to nab a sinister computer hacker. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined British and US agents in a trans-Atlantic sting which captured a Russian-speaking hacker who allegedly threatened his media company. “I was there working with the FBI and Scotland Yard to put him (the hacker) in jail,” Bloomberg told a New York court. Wearing a black trench coat and leather gloves, Bloomberg joked outside court, “there’s a lot of similarities between Sean Connery and myself.” Bloomberg’s arch enemy was computer whiz Oleg Zezev, of Kazakhstan, who allegedly broke into the state-of-the-art computer system at his media company, Bloomberg LP. Full Story

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