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#Hacking

# hacking - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group

The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

# hacking - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack

The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.

# hacking - Thursday 14 March, 2013

David Cameron under pressure over press regulation

Talks in the UK on Leveson proposals have broken down so the Prime Minister has decided to hold a vote on his Royal Charter solution in parliament on Monday.

Sunday Mirror journalists arrested on suspicion of hacking

Scotland Yard says it has arrested three men and a woman.

# hacking - Friday 22 February, 2013

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users

Some contact information for users was compromised when hackers attacked the customer support service, Zendesk.

# hacking - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack

The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.

# hacking - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Twitter attacked by 'sophisticated' hackers

The attackers may have gained some access to user information.

# hacking - Friday 11 January, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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

Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week

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