Topic / Phone Hacking

2011 – A Year of Many Things: A recap of the big events of the year

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The year 2011 was one year that we will all never forget. Even though they were all in the beginning of the year, the floods in Queensland and Brazil, the earthquakes in Christchurch and the tsunami in the north of Japan are still present in all of our minds. We also saw the death of a tech luminary, Steve Jobs; and the powerful News Corporation losing its influence over politicians […]

Newspaper scandal widens with claims malware used to hack computers

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Image: Luc De Leeuw/Flickr (Creative Commons) More allegations are coming forward in the aftermath of the widely-publicised phone hacking scandal with people, such as former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, coming forward accusing newspapers of attempting to hack into victims’ computers via malware. According to Sophos’ Naked Security blog, Brown claims in his speech to the House of Commons that it went far beyond hacking phones: Amassed against these guiltless victims […]