Ben Ashford is the first person to be charged under Operation Tuleta, a police investigation being run alongside inquiries into alleged corrupt payments to public officials, computer hacking and other privacy breaches.
The revelation of the Chinese hacking campaign against reporters working for the New York Times has raised awareness of targeted malware attacks, but what does the history of cyberattacks against media agencies look like?
Graham Cluley takes a trip down memory lane..
Scotland Yard has arrested a tabloid journalist as part of their investigation into computer hacking.
Xbox Live customers are the latest gamers to fall victim to an online attack with thousands of accounts hit across 35 countries.
The Sun newspaper has warned that thousands of people who participated in competitions on its website might have had their personal information stolen.
Victims included applicants for the Miss Scotland beauty contest.