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BA (British Airways) worker Rajib Karim convicted of terror charges


Interestingly Bruce Schneier is the head of information security at BA. I wonder if he had a hand in the crack?


A British Airways computer expert who plotted to blow up a plane has been found guilty of terror charges.

Rajib Karim, 31, from Newcastle, used his job to access information for radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, Woolwich Crown Court heard.

He denied four charges, including sharing information of use to hate groups.

But after four days of deliberations, the jury found him guilty of all four charges.

Karim was committed to an "extreme jihadist cause" and determined to become a martyr, jurors were told.

The Bangladeshi national, who moved with his wife and son to Newcastle in 2006, had already admitted being involved in the production of a terrorist group's

Added: Mar-1-2011 Occurred On: Mar-1-2011
News, Middle East
Tags: karim, terrorist, crypto, BA
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