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Hacking

# hacking - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Twitter attacked by ‘sophisticated’ hackers Hacking

Twitter attacked by ‘sophisticated’ hackers

The attackers may have gained some access to user information.

# hacking - Friday 11 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal Hacking

British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal

She was the first person to be prosecuted under the investigation into payments by News of the World journalists to public officials which is linked to the phone hacking scandal.

# hacking - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into ‘attempted hacking’ of Oireachtas members’ voicemails Hacking

Investigation into ‘attempted hacking’ of Oireachtas members’ voicemails

The Houses of the Oireachtas ICT unit is investigating a possible attempt to hack the voicemail boxes of Oireachtas members and their staff in Leinster House.

# hacking - Thursday 6 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking Anonymous

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.

# hacking - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials Charged

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

# hacking - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge Leveson

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

# hacking - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Former Irish NOTW editor reportedly among two arrested over hacking Hacking

Former Irish NOTW editor reportedly among two arrested over hacking

Alex Marunchak, who was formerly the editor of the Irish edition of the News of the World, was reportedly arrested this morning in connection with alleged computer hacking.

# hacking - Monday 24 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria: ‘We didn’t sack our ambassador – someone hacked our email’ Syria

Syria: ‘We didn’t sack our ambassador – someone hacked our email’

The State news agency SANA also says someone had hacked its Facebook account.

# hacking - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Journalist arrested in London over ‘inappropriate payments’

The man was detained at a police station by appointment this morning.

# hacking - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British police arrest man in hacking probe Arrest

British police arrest man in hacking probe

He is the 10th person to be arrested under Operation Tuleta, a police probe into alleged computer hacking and privacy breaches.

# hacking - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid Hacking

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# hacking - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Phone hacking investigation: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson face charges

The Crown Prosecution Service has accused several people of conspiring to intercept the voicemail messages of ‘well-known people’.

# hacking - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter Hacking

Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter

A Sun journalist was arrested in a dawn raid in London this morning.

# hacking - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones Hacking

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.

# hacking - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# hacking - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Murdoch’s News Corp considering plan to split company

Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.

# hacking - Thursday 14 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron ‘We’re definitely in this together’ Leveson

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron ‘We’re definitely in this together’

The inquiry into media ethics in the UK heard evidence from the British Prime Minister today as the close relationship between David Cameron and senior News International figures came under scrutiny.

From TheJournal.ie Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron Hacking This post contains videos

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron

The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today Hacking

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

# hacking - Monday 11 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# hacking - Sunday 10 June, 2012

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

# hacking - Thursday 31 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning Phone Hacking

Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning

The charges relate to a high-profile perjury case against politician Tommy Sheridan.

# hacking - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury

Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.

# hacking - Monday 28 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal Phone Hacking

Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal

The 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences.

From TheJournal.ie Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry Hacking

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

# hacking - Thursday 24 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones Leveson

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones

The tutorial happened at a lunch attended by Ulrika Johnson – who was teased by the tabloid editor about her relationship with the then English football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.

# hacking - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

News of the World ‘commissioned surveillance of critical MP’ – emails

Emails obtained by Tom Watson MP, an outspoken critic of Rupert Murdoch’s press, indicate surveillance to try and find details of an extramarital affair.

# hacking - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

# hacking - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry Hacking

Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry

Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.

# hacking - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# hacking - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week Leveson

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week

From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…

# hacking - Sunday 6 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# hacking - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Murdoch “not a fit person” to run Sky – MPs Hacking

Murdoch “not a fit person” to run Sky – MPs

A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.

# hacking - Thursday 26 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal ‘changed my entire company’ Leveson

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal ‘changed my entire company’

The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”

# hacking - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister Leveson

Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to resign following testimony from James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry yesterday. Rupert Murdoch appears before the media inquiry today.

# hacking - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Sky News: We hacked in the public interest

Sky News authorised a journalist to access emails of individuals suspected of criminal activity.

# hacking - Saturday 17 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks Vatileaks

Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks

The Vatican is investigating the leak of confidential documents that allege corruption and financial mismanagement among Holy See officials.