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'X' is named. Alleged computer hacker at the centre of News of the World scandal

'X' is named. Alleged computer hacker at the centre of News of the World scandal

Security consultant Philip Campbell Smith is alleged to have used a Trojan horse to hack into a computer belonging to Ian Hurst, a former British army intelligence officer who handled IRA informers in Northern Ireland.

'We could hack the Queen's medical records if we wanted'

How widespread was computer hacking by the press?

The BBC claims that computer hackers were hired by private investigators to spy on politicians and the military.

And who benefited from the hacking? The British press.

Leveson Inquiry hears claims of newspaper computer hacking

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Were newspaper journalists responsible for not just phone hacking.. but computer hacking too?

Police probe into claims of computer hacking by Murdoch's News International

Police probe into computer hacking by Murdoch's News International

British police are investigating possible cases of computer hacking, in the ongoing probe into the activities of The News of the World and News International.

BBC Panorama investigates News of the World computer hacking

BBC Panorama investigates tabloid computer hacking

Did a British newspaper hire a hacker to infect someone's computer with a spyware Trojan horse?