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#Hacking

# hacking - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Murdoch rejects ‘mafia’ assertion in evidence to MPs Hacking This post contains videos

Watch: Murdoch rejects ‘mafia’ assertion in evidence to MPs

The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.

iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million ‘clickjacking’ ring

Seven men have been charged over a malware scam that infected four million computers worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions Hacking

James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions

Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.

# hacking - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Hacking: documents put pressure on James Murdoch Hacking

Hacking: documents put pressure on James Murdoch

News International’s James Murdoch will face more questions from MPs next Thursday.

# hacking - Friday 21 October, 2011

Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and sons will likely face the ire of shareholders angry over the company’s association with the phone hacking scandal in the UK.

# hacking - Friday 14 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Accused celebrity hacker apologises for violating stars’ privacy Celebrity Hacker

Accused celebrity hacker apologises for violating stars’ privacy

The man accused of hacking into the personal accounts of stars like Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis has apologised, saying “what I did was probably one of the worst invasions of privacy someone could experience”.

# hacking - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Man charged in probe over nude Scarlett Johansson photos Hacking

Man charged in probe over nude Scarlett Johansson photos

The 35-year-old is also accused of targeting Mila Kunis and Christina Aguilera in wide-ranging “hackerazzi” activity.

# hacking - Sunday 2 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie ‘We use the poor people’ – Thailand’s PM falls victim to Twitter hacker Twitter Hack

‘We use the poor people’ – Thailand’s PM falls victim to Twitter hacker

The anonymous hacker posted a series of apparently damning messages from Yingluck Shinawatra’s official account.

# hacking - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Milly Dowler’s family offered £3m settlement by News International Hacking

Milly Dowler’s family offered £3m settlement by News International

The sum is one of the largest settlements ever considered by a news organisation – and reflects how the News of the World interfered with a police investigation and gave the Dowler family false hope that the schoolgirl was still alive.

# hacking - Monday 19 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie News International close to settlement with Dowler family Hacking

News International close to settlement with Dowler family

The family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler has reportedly been offered a £2m-plus compensation settlement by News International.

# hacking - Friday 16 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Celebrities to take part in hacking inquiry Hacking

Celebrities to take part in hacking inquiry

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among the 46 victims of hacking or press intrusion who have been invited to give evidence at an inquiry into the scandal.

# hacking - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments Hacking

James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments

Murdoch junior must answer more questions from MPs, it has emerged, on another day of new developments in the phone hacking saga that has rocked the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.

# hacking - Saturday 10 September, 2011

# hacking - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Guardian reporter questioned over hacking scandal leaks

Amelia Hill has broken a number of stories, naming people arrested as part of the phone hacking investigation by police in London.

# hacking - Monday 5 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair ‘is godfather’ to Rupert Murdoch’s daughter The Godfather

Tony Blair ‘is godfather’ to Rupert Murdoch’s daughter

The former British prime minister’s close link to the media tycoon has been revealed in a magazine interview with Murdoch’s wife.

# hacking - Friday 2 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge Hacking

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge

Two teenagers were arrested yesterday in connection with the hacking of Fine Gael’s website last January.

# hacking - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking Hacking

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking

The party’s website was hacked in January, compromising the personal details of around 2,000 people.

# hacking - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Arizona drivers warned of ‘rogue panda rampage’ Rogue Pandas

Arizona drivers warned of ‘rogue panda rampage’

Local police say that, contrary to the hacked electronic street sign, the area has not had any problems involving a rampaging panda.

# hacking - Friday 19 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Scotland Yard detective arrested over phone hacking inquiry Hacking

Scotland Yard detective arrested over phone hacking inquiry

Meanwhile, the second person arrested today is reported to have worked for the News of the World.

# hacking - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report

The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.

# hacking - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie New files ‘cast doubt’ on James Murdoch’s hacking evidence NOTW

New files ‘cast doubt’ on James Murdoch’s hacking evidence

Culture, Media and Sport Committee likely to recall Tom Crone, Colin Myler and James Murdoch to clarify points made during the first hearing.

# hacking - Monday 15 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure Anonymous

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure

Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.

# hacking - Sunday 14 August, 2011

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 globe.

# hacking - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know…

# hacking - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Twelfth person arrested over phone hacking allegations

London police have arrested a 61-year-old man in connection with the ongoing investigation into the alleged hacking of phone messages.

Anonymous threatens to “destroy” Facebook on 5 November Facebook Threat This post contains videos

Anonymous threatens to “destroy” Facebook on 5 November

Hacking group has issued online warnings against the social network, which it calls the “medium of communication you all so dearly adore”.

# hacking - Sunday 7 August, 2011

This call may be recorded… Hackers targeting smartphones, warn experts

Hackers are turning to smartphones to access personal information, with Android devices said to be especially vulnerable.

# hacking - Friday 5 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Mirror group facing hacking claims Hacking

Mirror group facing hacking claims

Lawyer says his clients will be filing hacking claims against the Trinity Mirror group in the coming weeks as the hacking controversy spreads to a second publication.

From TheJournal.ie Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking Phone Hacking

Paul McCartney to go to police over phone hacking

Former Beatle notes claims by ex-wife Heather Mills that the couple’s phone messages had been spied on. If true, it’s “a horrendous violation of privacy”, he says.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# hacking - Thursday 4 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal Hacking

Daily Mail publisher to review procedures following hacking scandal

Meanwhile former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan is under increasing pressure to return home from the US, in the wake of hacking allegations by Heather Mills.

# hacking - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

ComReg warns of increase in ‘corporate phone-hacking’

Instances of hacking into a company’s switchboard, and then using their phone lines to make calls, are up in 2011.

# hacking - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie ‘Jonnie Marbles’ jailed over Murdoch attack Piegate

‘Jonnie Marbles’ jailed over Murdoch attack

The comedian attacked 80-year-old Rupert Murdoch with a shaving-foam pie during a House of Commons committee meeting.

From TheJournal.ie New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation Hacking

New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation

Police in London have arrested a man believed to have been a key figure at News International.

# hacking - Thursday 28 July, 2011

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…

From TheJournal.ie News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift Hacking

News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift

Sara Payne, whose eight-year-old daughter Sarah was abducted and murdered in 2000, wrote a column for the News of the World’s final edition.