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# hacked - Friday 22 March, 2013

Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked
# Holy Switcheroo
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Switcheroo

Vatican tweets Batman story, but says it wasn't hacked

Mar 22nd 2013, 11:22 AM 12,339 Views 18 Comments

To the Batcave aka St Peter’s Square!

# hacked - Friday 22 February, 2013

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users
# Hacked
# Hacked

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:27 AM 2,721 Views 2 Comments

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

# hacked - Monday 18 February, 2013

Burger King's Twitter page is hacked, gains 30k new followers
# Ouch
# Ouch

Burger King's Twitter page is hacked, gains 30k new followers

Feb 18th 2013, 6:50 PM 23,423 Views 15 Comments

Marketing lesson?

# hacked - Thursday 20 December, 2012

US hacker who leaked nude celebrity photos jailed
# Scarlett Johansson
# Scarlett Johansson

US hacker who leaked nude celebrity photos jailed

Dec 20th 2012, 5:59 PM 14,468 Views 37 Comments

Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and Renee Olstead were among dozens of people the man hacked.

# hacked - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking
# Hacked
# Hacked

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking

Dec 19th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,381 Views 8 Comments

In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.

# hacked - Thursday 1 November, 2012

The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan tweets about Hitler
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan tweets about Hitler

Nov 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 2,247 Views 0 Comments

The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt.

# hacked - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Hackers target website of Russian court that sentenced Pussy Riot
# Hacked
# Hacked

Hackers target website of Russian court that sentenced Pussy Riot

Aug 21st 2012, 4:49 PM 3,121 Views 12 Comments

Hackers associating themselves with the loose-knit ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous posted anti-Putin messages and demanded the band members’ release.

# hacked - Friday 3 August, 2012

Reuters says blogging platform hacked
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# Hacked

Reuters says blogging platform hacked

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:27 PM 3,175 Views 3 Comments

The news agency has said one of its websites was hacked in order to spread fake stories about Syria.

# hacked - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea
# Scam
# Scam

Two arrested for hacking 8.7 million mobile customers in South Korea

Jul 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,915 Views 2 Comments

The pair stole the data, including the customers’ names, contact details and registration numbers, to sell onto telemarketers.

# hacked - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
# Unencrypted
# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,624 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# hacked - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?

Jun 9th 2012, 10:30 AM 3,250 Views 10 Comments

What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?

# hacked - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
# LinkedIn
# LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

Jun 6th 2012, 3:16 PM 4,568 Views 28 Comments

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

# hacked - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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

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

Feb 29th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,337 Views 18 Comments

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
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Feb 29th 2012, 9:39 AM 2,414 Views 15 Comments

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.

# hacked - Friday 17 February, 2012

Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking
# Facebook
# Facebook

Student sentenced to eight months over Facebook hacking

Feb 17th 2012, 8:18 PM 8,776 Views 17 Comments

Prosecutors accused the 26-year-old of taking invaluable intellectual property from the social network.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,482 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

# hacked - Friday 3 February, 2012

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

Feb 3rd 2012, 4:47 PM 5,362 Views 45 Comments

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.

# hacked - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing
# Unexpected
From The Daily Edge
# Unexpected

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing

Jan 22nd 2012, 5:07 PM 13,029 Views 58 Comments

The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.

# hacked - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Bar Council website hacked
# Hack
# Hack

Bar Council website hacked

Dec 6th 2011, 4:56 PM 2,154 Views 2 Comments

The hacking took place last night by a person or group calling themselves ‘BRWSK007′. The site has since been restored to normal operation.

# hacked - Monday 12 September, 2011

Irish Catholic website hacked
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# Hacked

Irish Catholic website hacked

Sep 12th 2011, 11:01 AM 1,444 Views 21 Comments

A message was posted on the site saying the hackers “wish you to continue beliveing [sic] in your false religion”.

# hacked - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'
# Hacked
# Hacked

Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'

Aug 6th 2011, 6:35 PM 863 Views 2 Comments

The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.

# hacked - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking

Jul 13th 2011, 8:09 AM 452 Views 3 Comments

Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.

# hacked - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

Jul 12th 2011, 9:01 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

# hacked - Monday 11 July, 2011

Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked
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# Hacked

Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked

Jul 11th 2011, 4:25 PM 833 Views 4 Comments

Former PM’s bank account may have been illegally accesses by The Sunday Times, while The Sun obtained his son’s medical records.

# hacked - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Paypal hacked by disgruntled customer
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# Hacked

Paypal hacked by disgruntled customer

Jul 6th 2011, 9:59 AM 756 Views 4 Comments

The hacker used the PayPal UK Twitter account to tweet that Paypal ‘sucks’.

# hacked - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Hacked? Sony Music Ireland website claims members of The Script have died
# I Smell A Hack
From The Daily Edge
# I Smell A Hack

Hacked? Sony Music Ireland website claims members of The Script have died

Jul 5th 2011, 9:51 AM 2,285 Views 12 Comments

The site is now inaccessible after three unsavoury stories appeared overnight…

# hacked - Monday 4 July, 2011

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

Fox News's hacked Twitter feed kills Obama

Jul 4th 2011, 9:53 AM 1,642 Views 6 Comments

A serious of tweets posted from the account of Fox News Politics claimed that the US president had been assassinated in Iowa.

# hacked - Friday 3 June, 2011

# hacked - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Major US defence contractor Lockheed Martin struck by cyber attack
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# Hacked

Major US defence contractor Lockheed Martin struck by cyber attack

May 29th 2011, 12:11 PM 156 Views 0 Comments

Lockheed Martin, which produces weapons and defence systems for the US armed forces, says it has been hacked but no programme data was compromised.

# hacked - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Sony to resume some PlayStation services following data breach
# Playstation
# Playstation

Sony to resume some PlayStation services following data breach

May 1st 2011, 11:30 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

The company said that some services would resume this week but it would take until the end of the month for a full reboot.

# hacked - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

PlayStation Network users' data compromised after major security breach
# Playstation
# Playstation

PlayStation Network users' data compromised after major security breach

Apr 27th 2011, 8:01 AM 759 Views 0 Comments

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”.

# hacked - Monday 30 August, 2010

Carmelo Anthony's twitter 'hacked' after strange tweet From The42

Carmelo Anthony's twitter 'hacked' after strange tweet

Aug 30th 2010, 12:38 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

Basketball star claims he didn’t send earlier abusive tweet.