phone hacking

Did phone hacking by Mirror newspapers cause ‘harm’?

A lawyer representing Mirror Group of tabloid newspapers has argued that while unauthorised access to voicemail messages was “unlawful and wrong” it did not result in “permanent harm”.

Hmm…


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The human cost of phone hacking

Phone hacking ruined the lives of celebrities, and – in at least one case – almost drove a victim to suicide.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Stars who were phone-hacked by Mirror newspapers receive “substantial damages”

Cilla Black, Peter Andre and other celebrities settle phone hacking claims with the Mirror group of newspapers.


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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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Could your mobile voicemail system help hackers unlock your online accounts?

If your mobile phone operator hasn’t properly protected your voicemail, your online accounts could be at risk.

The reason? The way those websites could leave 2FA codes as a message on mobile voicemail systems.

Learn more in my article on the VASCO Data Security blog.


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Former Royal reporter: “I hacked Kate Middleton’s phone 155 times”

So-called phone hacking makes the headlines again, as new revelations are made. Have you properly secured your mobile phone voicemail?

Read my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Google Voice is improving its voicemail security

In an attempt to make it harder for people to hack into your voicemail, Google is introducing a couple of new security features to its online telephone service – Google Voice.


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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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Miss Piggy gives her views on phone hacking scandal

At a press conference promoting the new Muppets movie, Kermit the frog declined to comment on the high profile allegations of the media breaking into the mobile phone voicemail systems.


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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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Julianne Hough leaked photos published after phone hack

Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough’s iPhone and steal her private photos?

The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.


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Louise Mensch MP claims Anonymous threatened her children

British MP Louise Mensch claims that members of the Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivist groups have threatened her children, and demanded that she stop posting on Twitter.


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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.


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