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The Onion Explains Twitter Hack Humor site offers serious advice for avoiding attacks

The Onion—a publication that doesn't even offer real news—seems like an odd target for the Syrian Electronic Army, but the satirical news site claimed its Twitter account fell victim to…

May 9, 2013, 11:52 AM EDT

Reuters Deputy Social Media Editor Indicted by Department of Justice Matthew Keys could face jail time and fines

The Department of Justice on Thursday afternoon charged Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys for conspiring with the hacker collective Anonymous to attack Tribune Company websites. The indictment surrounds the…

March 14, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT

FBI Confirms News International Hacking Probe Jude Law's phone may have been hacked at U.S. airport

The FBI confirmed that it has launched a probe against News International after it was revealed yesterday that News of the World reporters may have hacked into the voicemail of…

January 20, 2012, 12:21 PM EST

News International Settles with 37 Alleged Hacking Victims New revelations could affect case against News Corp. in the U.S.

News International has agreed to settle with 37 victims of News Group Newspapers’ alleged phone hacking, The Guardian reported today. In a statement, the victims’ lawyers said that News Group Newspapers,…

January 19, 2012, 5:57 PM EST

CNN Chief Ken Jautz Says He's Standing By Piers Morgan But adds that it's up to Morgan to defend himself

The president of CNN's U.S. operations, Ken Jautz, says he’s standing by prime-time host Piers Morgan. In an interview with Adweek, Jautz, who took over the network in late September a…

August 5, 2011, 7:25 AM EDT

Piers Morgan Hits Back at Heather Mills CNN host questions accuser's credibility

CNN host Piers Morgan has gone on the attack in his denial of recent allegations by Paul McCartney’s ex-wife Heather Mills, who claimed Wednesday that a journalist working for the…

August 3, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

Editor Tells 'N.Y. Post' Staff Not to Destroy Hacking-Related Documents Request is precautionary, Col Allan says

Employees of the New York Post have received emails from editor Col Allan and their parent company's lawyers asking them to hold on to any hacking-related documents in light of…

July 29, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

Book Publishers Jump on Hacking Scandal Two accounts are already in the works

No international scandal would be complete without several books documenting it—even if the scandal itself has yet to run its course. Labour MP Tom Watson has signed a deal with Penguin…

July 26, 2011, 10:13 AM EDT

LulzSec Hacks News International Emails Group stole 4G of emails from The Sun, Royal Family

Members of the hacking group LulzSec claim to have accessed News International emails, the Guardian reports. Early this morning, a LulzSec member who goes by the name the Real Sabu…

July 21, 2011, 9:13 AM EDT

News Corp. to Stop Paying Phone Hacker's Legal Fees Company decides to stop payments for Glenn Mulcaire

After Rupert Murdoch said in Tuesday’s Parliamentary hearing that he would be willing to stop paying legal fees for Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator found guilty of phone hacking while…

July 20, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

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