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Heather Mills claims Mirror journalist admitted phone hacking

The BBC has broadcast a claim by Heather Mills, the former wife of Sir Paul McCartney, that a Mirror journalist hacked into voicemails left by the ex-Beatle on her mobile phone.

Phone hacking, Piers Morgan and The Sunday Mirror

The BBC has broadcast a report claiming that phone hacking was not just a problem at the Murdoch-owned “News of the World”, but was also common place at its arch-rival “The Sunday Mirror” too.

Were mobile phones hacked to spread rumour of Taliban leader’s death?

SMS messages spread claiming that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.

Did the United States hack into mobile phones to send the messages, as the Taliban claim?

JailBreakMe site rings security alarm for iPhone and iPad users

A website is making it easy to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad – but could also be giving a blueprint to malicious hackers on how to infect such devices with malware.

Goatse hacker pleads guilty to stealing iPad user data

An alleged member of the Goatse Security hacking group, has pleaded guilty to breaking into AT&T’s systems and obtaining the email addresses of iPad users.

The top 10 passcodes you should never use on your iPhone

Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess passcode on your iPhone?

Maybe you should do something about it – sooner rather than later.

Adobe Flash security update for Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Solaris users

It doesn’t matter if you run Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris or even Android.. it’s time to update Adobe Flash.

How to stop your Gmail account being hacked

Graham Cluley describes what steps you should take to reduce the chances of your Gmail account being hacked.

Google rolls out silent fix for Android security vulnerability

Good news for any owners of Android devices worried about the recently announced security vulnerability that could allow allow unauthorised parties to snoop on your Google Calendar and Contacts information.

Security hole could affect 99% of Android smartphones

99% of Android devices might be at risk from a vulnerability which could allow hackers to snoop on your Google Calendar and Contacts information.

Learn more about the problem, and how to protect yourself.

Emergency alerts from President Obama on your mobile phone?

Mobile phone users could soon find themselves receiving emergency text messages warning them of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, under plans announced in the United States.

Apple iOS update quashes location tracking “bug”

Apple has released an iOS update for the iPhone and iPad, addressing concerns that the devices were tracking users’ locations.

Facebook’s two-factor authentication announcement raises questions

Amid rising concern about its attitude to privacy and safety, Facebook has announced that it is introducing a two-factor authentication system in an attempt to prevent unauthorised account logins.

Fukushima radiation hoax SMS message spreads in Philippines

A hoax SMS text message claiming that radiation may hit the Philippines, following explosions that have rocked Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, have caused such a problem that authorities in Manila have issued an official denial.

Android malware clean-up exposes reliance on mobile carriers to push out updates

Google rolls out a clean-up tool to malware-infected Android users – but how are other users supposed to fix the underlying vulnerability?

Finally got that iPad? Facebook users hit by ‘via mobile web’ spam

Facebook accounts have been compromised by spammers, with messages claiming that the user has received a free Apple iPad.