News of The World

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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Ex-Times journalist escapes trial over alleged NightJack email hack

Former Times journalist Patrick Foster will not be tried over allegations that he hacked into the email account of the anonymous police blogger, NightJack.

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


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Error 451: Freedom of speech not found. UK Gawker readers left baffled

Gawker’s article about Rebekah Brooks and senior members of the Murdoch media empire is blocked from UK readers.

But once something is published on the internet, it’s very very hard to hide it. As soon as something is “out there”, your chances of being able to lock it away back in a box are often very small.


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Angelina Jolie’s stunt double claims her phone was hacked by Murdoch’s tabloids

Did The Sun and News of the World source stories about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s romance, after hacking the mobile phone of the actress’s stunt double?

If proven true, this could spell bad news for Rupert Murdoch’s businesses in the United States.


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Sarah Ferguson, Hugh Grant and Doctor Who win substantial damages after having their phones hacked

Sarah Ferguson, the former wife of Prince Andrew, is one of more than 100 people who have received significant payouts in the wake of the News of the World phone hacking scandal.


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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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‘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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‘Journalists hacked UK government’ – police investigate evidence

UK police have warned a former British Cabinet minister that they are investigating evidence that his computer was hacked by private detectives working for Rupert Murdoch’s News International organisation and the disgraced “News of the World” newspaper.


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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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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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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.


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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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