German security researcher Karsten Nohl first demonstrated how easy it was to hack into someone's phone calls, texts and even location, at the 2014 Chaos Communication Congress - the so-called "hacker convention."
After having his phone hacked through a carrier vulnerability that has remained unpatched for many years, Rep. Ted Lieu called for the NSA employees that have argued against fixing it to be fired.
A look at all-in-one smart phone hacking kits.
As we’ve reported several times over the past few weeks, Apple’s ongoing spat with the FBI and phone hacking is a big deal. Just to recap: the Federal Bureau of Investigation claims that it requires Apple’s assistance to bypass the “auto-erase” feature on San Bernadino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone 5c. Show More Summary
I hate to break it to you, ladies, but Rupert Murdoch, the 84 year-old billionaire media mogul and phone hacking magnate, is officially taken. From The Daily Mail: Shortly after 11am today, former supermodel Jerry Hall, 59, will sayShow More Summary
Apple has filed an appeal against a court order that demanded the US cellphone-maker help federal investigators hack into the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, US media reported Wednesday.
James Murdoch, the youngest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, has been named the new chairman of Sky, the satellite TV business his father built. James Murdoch served as CEO and then chairman of Sky previously from 2003 to 2012, but...Show More Summary
We hope Hailey Baldwin gets a new number ASAP! The 19-year-old model is the latest victim of a hacking, having her phone number leaked online on Sunday night. She just can't win! Related: Hailey Lands A HOT Bikini Contract! Weeks ago, the blonde beauty was also receiving tons of hate on social media following a steamy kiss between her [...]
The same group previously, and successfully, targeted the CIA director.
"Crackas With Attitude": we routed Clapper's calls to Free Palestine Movement.
LONDON — Prosecutors said Friday there will be no further action against British papers and journalists over alleged phone hacking as the four-year-long investigation comes to an end. See also: Inside the New York Daily News crusadeShow More Summary
LONDON (AP) — The publisher of GQ magazine, Conde Nast Publications Ltd., was found guilty of contempt of court in Britain on Wednesday because of its coverage of the News of The World phone hacking trial. The Lord Chief Justice John...Show More Summary
News Corp. may have opened a can of worms with the reinstatement this week of one of the key players in the company’s phone hacking scandal. Politico reports News Corp.’s former U.K. security chief, Mark Hanna, responded to the company’s...
Mark Hanna was there at the height of the phone hacking, and says he’s about to tell the world everything he knows, with details ‘I’m sure will shock everybody.’
Rebekah Brooks to return as chief executive after acquittal of phone hacking charges.
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.