Soap star Antony Cotton among trio to settle phone hacking claims

Soap star Antony Cotton among trio to settle phone hacking claims

Antony Cotton, Mark Womack and Natalka Znack have received ‘substantial damages’ from the publisher of the now-defunct News of the World.

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FAI: No data leaked in cyber attack

FAI: No data leaked in cyber attack

The FAI says no data was extracted from its servers when its Abbottstown headquarters was hit by a cyber attack on the June bank holiday weekend.

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Cyber crime attacks and losses surge in 2018

Cyber crime attacks and losses surge in 2018

A spike in cyber crime included a number of high profile victims including British Airways and Dixons Carphone.

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All the major data breaches of 2018

All the major data breaches of 2018

Retailers, airlines and hotels were among this year’s victims of cyber attacks.

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China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

China calls US arrogant and selfish after hacking indictment

China has called the US arrogant and selfish after it charged two Chinese citizens with stealing trade secrets and other sensitive information from American government agencies and corporations.

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US accuses Chinese pair of extensive hacking campaign

US accuses Chinese pair of extensive hacking campaign

The alleged hackers – identified as Zhu Hua and Zhang Shillong – stole ‘hundreds of gigabytes’ of data, prosecutors said.

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A closer look at the web's new world order

A closer look at the web's new world order

I’D NEVER met him before, but he leaned towards me, so close that our faces almost touched.

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Warning over 'sextortion scam' which sends victims their own hacked passwords

Warning over 'sextortion scam' which sends victims their own hacked passwords

A county Louth IT company has warned of a new online sextortion scam which they say is 'causing a lot of misery and stress' to computer users by sending them their own hacked passwords.

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What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking

What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking

Technology is everywhere we look, so it’s no surprise that the films and TV we enjoy are similarly obsessed. That’s not to say they manage to get it right when it comes to portraying tech accurately however – and one of their worst areas is computer hacking.

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Man admits hacking celebrity accounts

Man admits hacking celebrity accounts

A man has pleaded guilty to hacking into the iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and others so he could steal personal information, including private photographs and videos.

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Sun journalists cleared of paying officials for stories

Sun journalists cleared of paying officials for stories

Four Sun journalists, including chief reporter John Kay and royal editor Duncan Larcombe, have been cleared at the Old Bailey in London of paying public officials for stories.

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Ex-news NotW editor admits hack charges

Ex-news NotW editor admits hack charges

A former News of the World news editor has pleaded guilty to plotting to hack phones in the pursuit of exclusive tabloid stories.

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Brooks grilled over 'cover-up'

Rebekah Brooks was accused in court of carrying on a “cover up” over the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World.

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Hacking trial prosecution to open

The prosecution case in the trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-spin doctor Andy Coulson is due to open today.

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