Rupert Murdoch

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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China is still hacking the Wall Street Journal, claims Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch claims that the Wall Street Journal is still being troubled by hackers, after a week of Chinese hacking revelations.


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A short history of hacking attacks against the media

The revelation of the Chinese hacking campaign against reporters working for the New York Times has raised awareness of targeted malware attacks, but what does the history of cyberattacks against media agencies look like?

Graham Cluley takes a trip down memory lane..


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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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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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