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# Hacked

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Youth Defence says website hack was “illegal and utterly pointless”
The Youth Defence website has been replaced by a text which says it is blowing the lid on the background of the anti-abortion group.
FIFA confirm Sepp Blatter's Twitter account was hacked
A series of increasingly unusual tweets prompted the site’s users to become suspicious.
Public jobs regulator's website accidentally promotes 'sexy girls lingerie' store
The CPSA says its website was compromised earlier this week – which may be why a small ad has appeared…
Business had €30,000 of calls made without its knowledge after hacking
The communications regulator, ComReg, has said that there have been 16 reported cases by operators of businesses’ phone systems being hacked in recent weeks
Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked
To the Batcave aka St Peter’s Square!
Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users
Some contact information for users was compromised when hackers attacked the customer support service, Zendesk.
Burger King's Twitter page is hacked, gains 30k new followers
Marketing lesson?
US hacker who leaked nude celebrity photos jailed
Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and Renee Olstead were among dozens of people the man hacked.
ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking
In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.
The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan tweets about Hitler
The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt.
Hackers target website of Russian court that sentenced Pussy Riot
Hackers associating themselves with the loose-knit ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous posted anti-Putin messages and demanded the band members’ release.
Reuters says blogging platform hacked
The news agency has said one of its websites was hacked in order to spread fake stories about Syria.
Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea
The pair stole the data, including the customers’ names, contact details and registration numbers, to sell onto telemarketers.
Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.
Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?
What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and this week, how can you make your password stronger?
Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.
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.
Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.
Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking
Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…
Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.
Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing
The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.
Bar Council website hacked
The hacking took place last night by a person or group calling themselves ‘BRWSK007′. The site has since been restored to normal operation.
Irish Catholic website hacked
A message was posted on the site saying the hackers “wish you to continue beliveing [sic] in your false religion”.
Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'
The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.
US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.
MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.
Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked
Former PM’s bank account may have been illegally accesses by The Sunday Times, while The Sun obtained his son’s medical records.
Paypal hacked by disgruntled customer
The hacker used the PayPal UK Twitter account to tweet that Paypal ‘sucks’.
Hacked? Sony Music Ireland website claims members of The Script have died
The site is now inaccessible after three unsavoury stories appeared overnight…
Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama
A serious of tweets posted from the account of Fox News Politics claimed that the US president had been assassinated in Iowa.
Major US defence contractor Lockheed Martin struck by cyber attack
Lockheed Martin, which produces weapons and defence systems for the US armed forces, says it has been hacked but no programme data was compromised.
Sony to resume some PlayStation services following data breach
The company said that some services would resume this week but it would take until the end of the month for a full reboot.
PlayStation Network users' data compromised after major security breach
Sony says credit cards and password details of some 77 million users of the PlayStation Network and Qriocity may have have been accessed by an “unauthorised person”.
Carmelo Anthony's twitter 'hacked' after strange tweet
Basketball star claims he didn’t send earlier abusive tweet.