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#Hacking

# hacking - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

From Business ETC James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International Stepping Down

James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International

The son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch had been under considerable pressure over the ongoing phone hacking scandal.

# hacking - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.

# hacking - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…

The Sun had a ‘culture of illegal payments to sources’ says police chief

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

# hacking - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From Business ETC Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland Sun On Sunday

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland

The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.

# hacking - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking

The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.

# hacking - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

# hacking - Friday 17 February, 2012

More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach

Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.

# hacking - Friday 3 February, 2012

Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry Hacking This post contains videos

Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry

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

# hacking - Monday 23 January, 2012

From Business ETC British MP claims ‘Sunday Sun’ to launch in April Sunday Sun

British MP claims ‘Sunday Sun’ to launch in April

Labour MP Tom Watson has made the claim today. News International has declined to comment.

# hacking - Friday 20 January, 2012

Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims

News International admitted it paid a private investigator to hack phones and blag information about a number of high profile figures in the UK who received compensation yesterday.

# hacking - Saturday 31 December, 2011

2011: The Year in Numbers

From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.

# hacking - Monday 26 December, 2011

From Business ETC #ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags Review 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011’s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

From Business ETC Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor Anonymous

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor

Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.

The 9 at 9: St Stephen’s Day 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: St Stephen’s Day

Nine things to know this St Stephen’s Day morning…

# hacking - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

From Business ETC Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe Media

Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe

The 52-year-old woman was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged illegal payments from journalists to officers.

# hacking - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Murdoch says he received crucial hacking emails – but he didn’t read them

James Murdoch received emails indicating phone hacking at the News of The World went beyond one reporter but he maintains he did not read them.

# hacking - Monday 12 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s Fix: Good news for Kevin Cardiff, new twists in the hacking scandal; a challenge to Putin; and the buzz for ‘Tallafornia’ is only mighty.

Hacking: new details raise questions over Milly Dowler hacking story

The judge heading the inquiry into media ethics in the UK has called for clarification of the matter as the long running phone hacking saga took another twist today.

# hacking - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

18th person arrested over UK phone hacking

A 41-year-old man was arrested this morning and is being held in south London on suspicion of conspiring to access voicemails and pervert the course of justice.

# hacking - Friday 2 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service Recruitment

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service

The British intelligence agency GCHQ launches its most unusual recruitment drive yet. It simply asks: can you crack it?

# hacking - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Alastair Campbell slams ‘putrid’ press at Leveson inquiry Leveson This post contains videos

Alastair Campbell slams ‘putrid’ press at Leveson inquiry

The former Downing Street communications chief gave evidence at the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking today.

UK: Woman arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe

A woman has been arrested in England as part of the investigation into phone-hacking by the press.

# hacking - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Former Northern Ireland secretary’s computer ‘may be hacked by NI’

A report in the Guardian says detectives working for News International may have hacked the computers of Peter Hain and his staff.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Eurozone ministers prepare for crunch summit, former NI secretary’s computer may have been hacked, two more years of Trap, and Playboy sued for sexual discrimination… by men

# hacking - Monday 28 November, 2011

Guido Fawkes to address Leveson inquiry on Thursday, says judge Leveson This post contains videos

Guido Fawkes to address Leveson inquiry on Thursday, says judge

At today’s hearing, Charlotte Church said media coverage destroyed her credibility, while TV presenter Anne Diamond said reporters arrived on her door within an hour of her discovering her son’s cot death.

# hacking - Thursday 24 November, 2011

“They have no human feeling at all”: Max Mosley speaks at Leveson inquiry Leveson This post contains videos

“They have no human feeling at all”: Max Mosley speaks at Leveson inquiry

Sienna Miller spoke today of being chased by a dozen photographers down dark streets, while JK Rowling described trying to protect her children from press intrusion.

# hacking - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

McCanns say newspapers ‘made up’ stories about Madeleine

The Leveson Inquiry has been hearing evidence for a third day from people whose lives were affected by the UK press.

# hacking - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Leveson day two: Steve Coogan claims News of the World writer ‘tricked’ him on affair

The Leveson inquiry today also heard evidence from a former advisor to supermodel Elle Macpherson and the parents of a boy who say he took his life after upsetting media coverage of his sister’s death.

# hacking - Monday 21 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Hugh Grant names new publication in phone hacking inquiry Leveson This post contains images

Hugh Grant names new publication in phone hacking inquiry

Meanwhile, Twitter commentary on today’s hearings were distracted for a time by a #womanontheleft…

Dowlers believed murdered daughter Milly was still alive after phone hacking Leveson This post contains videos

Dowlers believed murdered daughter Milly was still alive after phone hacking

The mother of the murdered teenager told the Leveson Inquiry today that she believed it was her daughter who had been deleting voice messages from her phone.

# hacking - Sunday 20 November, 2011

From Business ETC Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry Hacking

Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry

Public figures including Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and Sienna Miller are to appear alongside other alleged phone hacking victims including Madeleine McCann’s father.

# hacking - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Facebook falls victim to hardcore pornography ‘spam attack’

Thousands of users report seeing their timelines clog up with hardcore porn – the potential work of the Anonymous group.

# hacking - Monday 14 November, 2011

Scale of phone hacking at News International becoming clearer

Today was the opening day of the Leveson inquiry into press standards. It was told that evidence showed at least 28 News International staff were named in notes belonging to private investigator Glenn Mulcaire.

# hacking - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 Landis convicted in France over doping lab hacking Guilty

Landis convicted in France over doping lab hacking

The court in Pari has given the disgraced, former Tour de France winner a 12-month suspended prison sentence — six months fewer than the penalty sought by the state prosecutor.

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.