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Police probe second news group over phone hacking

UK police probe second news group over phone hacking

Police are investigating yet another British newspaper group in the phone hacking scandal that was brought to us courtesy of the now-defunct News of the World and its parent company News International.

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Sarah Ferguson, Hugh Grant and Doctor Who win substantial damages after having their phones hacked

Sarah Ferguson wins substantial damages after having her phone hacked repeatedly by News Corporation

Sarah Ferguson, the former wife of Prince Andrew, is one of more than 100 people who have received significant payouts in the wake of the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Miss Piggy gives her views on phone hacking scandal

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At a press conference promoting the new Muppets movie, Kermit the frog declined to comment on the high profile allegations of the media breaking into the mobile phone voicemail systems.

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?

Phone hacking scandal: computer hacker suspect arrested

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Yesterday, British police arrested an unnamed 52-year-old man in Milton Keynes for computer hacking related to the News of the World phone hacking fiasco.

Leveson phone hacking inquiry interrupted.. by a Trojan horse

Leveson phone hacking inquiry interrupted.. by a Trojan horse

The first day of an inquiry into phone hacking by the British media was briefly interrupted today, by a Trojan horse.

Hacked Sky News Twitter account claims James Murdoch arrested

Hacked Sky News Twitter account claims James Murdoch arrested

The Sky News business Twitter account was apparently hacked last night to display a false message claiming that News Corporation's Chief Executive and Chairman James Murdoch had been arrested by police in London.

Julianne Hough leaked photos published after phone hack

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Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough's iPhone and steal her private photos?

The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.

Louise Mensch MP claims Anonymous threatened her children

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British MP Louise Mensch claims that members of the Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivist groups have threatened her children, and demanded that she stop posting on Twitter.

Heather Mills claims Mirror journalist admitted phone hacking

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The BBC has broadcast a claim by Heather Mills, the former wife of Sir Paul McCartney, that a Mirror journalist hacked into voicemails left by the ex-Beatle on her mobile phone.

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.

Phone hacking, Piers Morgan and The Sunday Mirror

Phone hacking, Piers Morgan and The Sunday Mirror

The BBC has broadcast a report claiming that phone hacking was not just a problem at the Murdoch-owned "News of the World", but was also common place at its arch-rival "The Sunday Mirror" too.

The Sun gets hacked by LulzSec - VIDEO

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The LulzSec hacking gang has hacked the website of Britian's top-selling newspaper, The Sun.

Visitors to the website were redirected to a fake news story claiming that Rupert Murdoch had been found dead, or to LulzSec's own Twitter page.

SSCC 67 - Patch Tuesday, iOS fixes, .co.cc banned and journalist hackers

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Richard Baldry is Chet's guest on this week's Chet Chat. Chet and Richard talk about Google blocking the .co.cc domain, Patch Tuesday, Apple's JailBreakMe.com patch and the "phone hacking" and malware related to the News of the World scandal.

Gordon Brown says newspapers also used malware to hack computers

Gordon Brown says newspapers also used malware to hack computers

New claims are being made that journalists didn't just spy on celebrities and members of the public by listening to voicemail messages but also used malware to hack into computers.

Did sex-life bloggers have their computers hacked by Murdoch newspaper?

Sex-life bloggers claim Murdoch newspaper tried to hack their computers

Two famous sex-life bloggers wonder out loud whether they were sent a Trojan horse by a British newspaper.

How phone hacking worked and how to make sure you're not a victim

How phone hacking worked and how to make sure you’re not a victim

Mobile phone security expert David Rogers explains how "phone hacking" is done, and how you can better protect your mobile phone's voicemail.

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?