Financial Times Former News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks, who was cleared last year of charges related to the News of the World phone hacking scandal, will soon ascend to the top job in News Corp’s UK division, the Financial TimesShow More Summary
If you own a mobile phone, “you can be bugged, tracked and hacked from anywhere in the world”. That was the throughline of a particularly problematic story on the 60 Minutes program last night. It’s now being hailed as “the end of privacy” for all Australians, but let me assure you, that moment passed a long time ago. More »
Like the recent iPhone-frozen-by-text issue that was recently in the news, Android phones are now under threat from hackers, but this time around it could be much worse than a simple frozen phone. As has been reported by several news...Show More Summary
All around the world, nomadic traditions are disappearing. Could cell phone hacks and solar panels reverse the trend?
German parliament member Alexander Neu told Sputnik that the country's head of government is betraying German interests by staying quiet on the NSA spying scandal which saw her and other officials' phones hacked.
LONDON (AP) — Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced. A judge on Monday gave ex-features editor Jules Stenson a four-month suspended sentence and 200 hours community service for conspiring to hack phones. Show More Summary
In a report on the Murdoch restructure of Fox News' parent company, Fox's Howard Kurtz glazed over the 2011 phone hacking controversy that implicated the Murdoch family in England -- a stark contrast to Kurtz's critical reporting ofShow More Summary
Gulati v. MGN Ltd  EWHC 1482 (Ch), Mann J – judgment here For some years in the early and mid 2000s, a routine form of news-gathering in the Mirror Group was phone hacking – listening to voicemails left for celebrities by their friends, and then dishing up revelations in their papers. And this judgment amounts to a comprehensive […]
You don't have to hire CSI to scan the hotel for traces of semen now.
LONDON (Reuters) - Piers Morgan, a former CNN television host, has been questioned for a second time by London police in connection with allegations of phone hacking at the Daily Mirror tabloid he used to edit.
The lawless chatter of 8-year-olds! Promoted by Rosi. Tap Phones. Hack Emails. Bug The Little Bastards' Bedrooms. Earlier this week, veteran New Jersey education writer/editor Bob Braun broke the story that Pearson PLC, the developer of the new PARCC standardized test, has been monitoring students' social media posts. Show More Summary
I've heard everything now: a grief-stricken family blame the police for their daughter running-off to become a jihadi bride of the fascist Islamic State while Paul Gascoigne blames his alcoholism on phone hacking. Now anyone who hasShow More Summary
Former England international Paul Gascoigne has blamed Mirror Group Newspapers' decision to hack his phone for his paranoia, alcoholism and consideration of suicide. The ex-Tottenham and Lazio star is one of eight phone-hacking victims...Show More Summary
Labour MPs at Westminster seem to have lost their voices about phone hacking now that the scandal has spread to the Labour-supporting Mirror Group Newspapers, as the BBC reports. Funny how Labour MPs like Mike Watson were so vocal and willing to speak out so forcefully when News International titles where in the dock, so the speak. Show More Summary
What many people don't appreciate about the great phone hacking scandal is that there are many more prosecutions in the pipeline involving other journalists and newspapers - not just those from the now defunct News of the World. So the...Show More Summary
If you were the Secretary of Defense of a large country, you might think you'd be slightly concerned that foreign agents would want to spy on you. Not so down in Australia apparently, where the current Secretary of Defense, insists that he'd be "surprised" if anyone wanted to find out what was on his phone. Show More Summary
"This one." Those were the words of Rupert Murdoch when asked about his top priority following the 2011 fall of News of the World in a phone hacking scandal. He was referring to Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, a subsidiary of Murdoch's News Corp. Show More Summary
Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media holdings in Britain, acquitted last year on charges related to the phone hacking scandal, is likely to return to News Corporation to focus on new avenues for digital and social media, people familiar with the company’s plans said.
After being acquitted in the phone hacking scandal, Ms. Brooks is expected to take an executive role seeking ways to expand the company’s digital endeavors, people familiar with its plans said.