Hacking

Smartcase allows iPhone users to run Android - video
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Smartcase allows iPhone users to run Android - video

New York developer creates 'magic' chunky cover that switches Apple's device to Google's software
9 Jun 2016
Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked
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Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Facebook chief's Twitter and Pinterest accounts attacked after group finds his "dadada" password
6 Jun 2016
Teenager claims he hacked CIA director's email account
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Teenager claims he hacked CIA director's email account

Hacker says he posed as worker from US telecoms giant Verizon to access personal details
20 Oct 2015
Hackers exploit 'serious flaw' in architecture of internet
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Hackers exploit 'serious flaw' in architecture of internet

Flaw in 'Bind' software will mean users may find some sites are not available in next few days
5 Aug 2015
Car hackers: security flaws are 'likely to kill someone'
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Car hackers: security flaws are 'likely to kill someone'

Hackers discover software flaws that could let people take control of vehicles via the web
22 Jul 2015
Internet security: how to protect yourself in two hours
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Internet security: how to protect yourself in two hours

Take these seven steps to guard against online threats including viruses, hacking and identity theft
11 Mar 2015
Emma Watson nude photo leak was an 'elaborate hoax'
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Emma Watson nude photo leak was an 'elaborate hoax'

Picture threat is followed by another 'hoax within a hoax' orchestrated by serial internet spammers
24 Sep 2014
KILL SWITCH: How to thwart mobile phone thieves
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KILL SWITCH: How to thwart mobile phone thieves

Kill switches aim to deter thieves by rendering stolen mobile devices useless
20 Jun 2014
Princess Diana 'leaked royal phone numbers to NotW'
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Princess Diana 'leaked royal phone numbers to NotW'

Phone-hacking trial hears how Princess of Wales was News of the World's ‘mole in the palace
14 Mar 2014
Brazil World Cup: hackers target official websites
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Brazil World Cup: hackers target official websites

‘Fast, damaging and relatively simple’ techniques will be used to crash Fifa and sponsor’s sites, say activists
27 Feb 2014
Super-hacker 'Guccifer' held and named as Marcel Lazar Lehel
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Super-hacker 'Guccifer' held and named as Marcel Lazar Lehel

It didn't take long to find him once he hacked into the email of Romania's spy chief, George Maior
23 Jan 2014
Cyber insurance: more firms seek protection from hackers
A masked hacker, part of the Anonymous group, hacks the French presidential Elysee Palace website on January 20, 2012 near the eastern city of Lyon. Anonymous, which briefly knocked the FBI a
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Cyber insurance: more firms seek protection from hackers

'Significant growth' in cyber insurance sales amid rising security breaches such as attack on Target
16 Jan 2014
'Guccifer' hacker stole Downton plot
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'Guccifer' hacker stole Downton plot

Super-hacker broke into Julian Fellowes' email account of stealing Tina Brown's address book
8 Jan 2014
'Brits take too many holidays' tweets Rupert (from St Barts)
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'Brits take too many holidays' tweets Rupert (from St Barts)

New to Twitter, Rupert Murdoch slags off British before wife Wendi Deng steps in
2 Jan 2012
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