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A security gap on Android, the most popular smartphone operating system, was discovered by security experts in a lab and is so far not widely exploited.
July 27, 2015 A security gap on the most popular smartphone operating system was discovered by security experts in a lab and is so far not widely exploited. It would let malicious code take over a phone instantly.
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September 4, 2014 When hackers steal credit card numbers, the banks and major retailers pay. When they steal personal photos from an Apple account, the user shoulders the cost and can't take back the images.
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The Duchess of Cambridge (formerly Kate Middleton).
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December 19, 2013 At the London trial of editors for the now-defunct News of the World, prosecutors played recordings of messages left by Prince William for his then-girlfriend. Editors from the tabloid are on trial for their alleged roles in the hacking scandal.
It's easier — and cheaper — than you'd expect to hack a cellphone, say a team of white hat hackers.
July 15, 2013 A group of good guy hackers showed us how they can listen in on phone conversations and read text messages of Verizon customers simply by using inexpensive store bought technology.
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March 13, 2012 Former News Corp. International executive Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four other men are arrested a second time by British police in connection with the widening phone hacking scandal.
March 7, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, a post-Super Tuesday edition of the political junkie. In the second hour, caring for aging inmates in overcrowded prisons, and protecting yourself against cell phone hackers.
February 2, 2012 The Times is Britain's oldest national newspaper. And the investigation focuses on the hacking of email accounts.
July 28, 2011 House votes on Boehner debt bill today; a British judge opens a large inquiry into the role of phone hacking in Britain; deadly bombings in Iraq kill at least 12; Tropical Storm Don headed for Texas
July 18, 2011 Congressional negotiators and President Obama talk about the debt ceiling; new developments in the British phone hacking scandal; Gen. David Petraeus transfers control in Afghanistan; and there are dangerous heat conditions in the central U.S.
April 13, 2011 British tabloid News of the World made headlines this week by apologizing for hacking people's phone mail and secretly listening to their conversations for stories.
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