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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Hacking

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The News Corporation came under heavy attack as he gave more evidence to MPs today.
iTunes targeted by hackers in alleged €10million 'clickjacking' ring
Seven men have been charged over a malware scam that infected four million computers worldwide.
James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions
Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.
Hacking: documents put pressure on James Murdoch
News International’s James Murdoch will face more questions from MPs next Thursday.
Murdoch family to come under pressure at News Corp AGM
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and sons will likely face the ire of shareholders angry over the company’s association with the phone hacking scandal in the UK.
Accused celebrity hacker apologises for violating stars' privacy
The man accused of hacking into the personal accounts of stars like Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis has apologised, saying “what I did was probably one of the worst invasions of privacy someone could experience”.
Man charged in probe over nude Scarlett Johansson photos
The 35-year-old is also accused of targeting Mila Kunis and Christina Aguilera in wide-ranging “hackerazzi” activity.
'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker
The anonymous hacker posted a series of apparently damning messages from Yingluck Shinawatra’s official account.
Milly Dowler's family offered £3m settlement by News International
The sum is one of the largest settlements ever considered by a news organisation – and reflects how the News of the World interfered with a police investigation and gave the Dowler family false hope that the schoolgirl was still alive.
News International close to settlement with Dowler family
The family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler has reportedly been offered a £2m-plus compensation settlement by News International.
Celebrities to take part in hacking inquiry
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among the 46 victims of hacking or press intrusion who have been invited to give evidence at an inquiry into the scandal.
James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments
Murdoch junior must answer more questions from MPs, it has emerged, on another day of new developments in the phone hacking saga that has rocked the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.
NBC Twitter account hacked with details of "Ground Zero attack"
Two days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the @NBCNews account is compromised by hackers spreading “news” of an attack.
Guardian reporter questioned over hacking scandal leaks
Amelia Hill has broken a number of stories, naming people arrested as part of the phone hacking investigation by police in London.
Tony Blair 'is godfather' to Rupert Murdoch's daughter
The former British prime minister’s close link to the media tycoon has been revealed in a magazine interview with Murdoch’s wife.
Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge
Two teenagers were arrested yesterday in connection with the hacking of Fine Gael’s website last January.
Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael site hacking
The party’s website was hacked in January, compromising the personal details of around 2,000 people.