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# Press regulation
UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system
The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.
# Cybercrime
Adobe security breach much worse than originally feared
An attack by hackers had been initially estimated to affect three million customers but it is now believe 38 million accounts have been compromised.
# Phone Hacking
Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking
With phone hacking trials beginning in England today, we look at who is on trial, and why.
# cyber crime
Companies lose 2.7 per cent of their yearly turnover due to cyber crime
Nearly one in five surveyed companies were victims of hacking in the last year, with the average incident costing up to €30,000 to clean up.
# Hacking
Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.
# Corruption
Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe
The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.
# Cybersecurity
The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group
The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.
# cyber-exercise
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.
# Leveson
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.
# Operation Weeting
Sunday Mirror journalists arrested on suspicion of hacking
Scotland Yard says it has arrested three men and a woman.
# Hacked
Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest users
Some contact information for users was compromised when hackers attacked the customer support service, Zendesk.
# Facebook
Facebook network hit by 'sophisticated' cyber attack
The social networking giant said it found no evidence any user data was compromised.
# Hacking
Twitter attacked by 'sophisticated' hackers
The attackers may have gained some access to user information.
# Hacking
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
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.
# Anonymous
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.
# Charged
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.
# Leveson
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
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.
# Syria
Syria: 'We didn't sack our ambassador - someone hacked our email'
The State news agency SANA also says someone had hacked its Facebook account.
# Operation Elveden
Journalist arrested in London over 'inappropriate payments'
The man was detained at a police station by appointment this morning.
# Arrest
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
British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Tuesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Hacking
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
Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter
A Sun journalist was arrested in a dawn raid in London this morning.
# Hacking
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.
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# News Corp
Murdoch's News Corp considering plan to split company
Newspaper business could be split into a separate company.
# Leveson
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.
# Hacking
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.
# Hacking
David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today
The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.
# Leveson
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.
# LinkedIn
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.
# Phone Hacking
Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning
The charges relate to a high-profile perjury case against politician Tommy Sheridan.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…
# Andy Coulson
Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury
Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.
# Phone Hacking
Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal
The 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences.
# Hacking
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.