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# Hacking

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NOTW phone hacking: What News International and Rebekah Brooks are saying
Victims of alleged phone hacking have widened to include the parents of murdered children and families of 7/7 bombing victims.
Police to investigate alleged payments to officers by NOTW
British police say they will investigate whether officers received payment from the newspaper in exchange for information.
Companies begin to pull ads from NOTW
Advertising is under threat at the News of the World newspaper in the wake of the new hacking revelations.
News of the World to be quizzed by police
It is being reported today that newspaper executives will be questioned about the hacking into of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s mobile phone.
19-year-old Essex man arrested over CIA and Senate hacking
An English teen is suspected of being involved in the ‘LulzSec’ hacking movement, which denies any involvement.
'Shrek' virus causes Beautiful People dating site to allow 'ugly' members
A website which rates Irish people among the ‘ugliest’ is hit by an attack which allows anybody to join… or is it?
Former editor of The Sun and Ryan Giggs join the phone hacking scandal
Giggs is suing NOTW while Rebekah Brooks’ phone was allegedly accessed more than 20 times between 2005 and 2006, after she was arrested for assault on her husband. She’s one of Rupert Murdoch’s execs.
US Senate website taken out by 'Lulz' hackers
A security review is ordered after the Senate’s website is compromised by the loosely-aligned Lulz Security group.
IMF hack attack 'the work of a foreign government'
The theft of data from the International Monetary Fund’s computer systems was ‘state-based’, Bloomberg sources believe.
Kate Middleton and Tony Blair drawn into hacking scandal
A British MP says that a cover up operation is underway in the phone hacking scandal. It’s claimed that public figures have had their bank accounts hacked.
Hackers target Nintendo but company says no data has been lost
The makers of the Wii console revealed details of the attack today in what is the latest in a series of breaches targeting big brands.
Ex-hacker who led US authorities to Bradley Manning over WikiLeaks has no regrets
Adrian Lamo, 30, says he still considers Manning – who is facing a range of charges for allegedly supplying sensitive US military information to Wikileaks – a friend.
New cybercrime fighting centre opens in Dublin
A new project at UCD will develop systems to train cybercrime police officers around the world. Twenty new jobs are being created as a result.
Sony reports second major attack on its online gaming systems
Attack on the company’s Sony Online Entertainment PC network came a day before the separate attack on its PlayStation network, which affected 77m users.
Take 5: Monday
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Personal details of Irish Field readers hacked and posted online
A link to names, postal addresses, phone numbers, email, usernames and passwords of over 300 subscribers to horse industry trade directory was posted publicly.
Google says China 'interfering' with local Gmail accounts
Users in China have complained that they’re not able to send messages – and Google says it’s their government’s fault.
US student charged with hacking school system
Tyler Coyner charged other students to change their grades.
2,000 users’ details taken in Fine Gael website breach
The party confirms that 2,000 details had their emails, mobiles and IP addresses taken, as the FBI is called in to investigate.
Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full
The full text of the party’s statement on the “hacking crime” that saw the details of almost 2,000 people compromised.
Apple iPhones hacked
A new hack can give complete access to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.