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Phone hacking at the Daily Mirror [VIDEO]

Did you think it was just the disgraced (and now defunct) News of the World which was hacking into the voicemail of celebrities in its pursuit of salacious stories?

Think again. Watch this video and learn more.


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Is it ever acceptable for a journalist to hack into somebody else’s email?

Sky News journalist Gerard Tubb may have hacked into emails sent by “Canoe Man”, but he will escape prosecution.

Other journalists would be unwise, says Graham Cluley, to see this as a green light for email hacking.


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Times reporter arrested over NightJack blogger email hack

Scotland Yard has arrested a former journalist with The Times in connection with an alleged hack of an anonymous blogger’s email account in 2009.


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Sun journalist arrested in computer hacking investigation

Scotland Yard has arrested a tabloid journalist as part of their investigation into computer hacking.


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Sky News admits it hacked Canoe Man’s email

Broadcaster Sky News has admitted that it authorised a journalist to hack email accounts on two separate occasions.

Accounts hacked included one belonging to the infamous “Canoe Man” who faked his own death and ran off to Panama.


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‘X’ is named. Alleged computer hacker at the centre of News of the World scandal

Security consultant Philip Campbell Smith is alleged to have used a Trojan horse to hack into a computer belonging to Ian Hurst, a former British army intelligence officer who handled IRA informers in Northern Ireland.


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Times journalist disciplined for computer hacking

Evidence is given to the Leveson Inquiry that a journalist working for The Times was disciplined after being found involved in computer hacking.


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Fake Wendi Deng Murdoch makes mockery of Twitter verified account process

The person behind the @Wendi_Deng Twitter account has admitted they are an imposter – but not before Twitter gave them a “verified” badge and newspapers reported the tweets from Rupert Murdoch’s wife were legitimate.


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‘We could hack the Queen’s medical records if we wanted’

The BBC claims that computer hackers were hired by private investigators to spy on politicians and the military.

And who benefited from the hacking? The British press.


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Was police chief’s computer hacked by journalists?

A senior police chief has been warned by British authorities that he may have been targeted by tabloid journalists and his computer hacked into.


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Leveson Inquiry hears claims of newspaper computer hacking

Were newspaper journalists responsible for not just phone hacking.. but computer hacking too?


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Leveson phone hacking inquiry interrupted.. by a Trojan horse

The first day of an inquiry into phone hacking by the British media was briefly interrupted today, by a Trojan horse.


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Hacked Sky News Twitter account claims James Murdoch arrested

The Sky News business Twitter account was apparently hacked last night to display a false message claiming that News Corporation’s Chief Executive and Chairman James Murdoch had been arrested by police in London.


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Police probe into claims of computer hacking by Murdoch’s News International

British police are investigating possible cases of computer hacking, in the ongoing probe into the activities of The News of the World and News International.


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The Sun gets hacked by LulzSec – VIDEO

The LulzSec hacking gang has hacked the website of Britian’s top-selling newspaper, The Sun.

Visitors to the website were redirected to a fake news story claiming that Rupert Murdoch had been found dead, or to LulzSec’s own Twitter page.


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Gordon Brown says newspapers also used malware to hack computers

New claims are being made that journalists didn’t just spy on celebrities and members of the public by listening to voicemail messages but also used malware to hack into computers.


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