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Prince William and Prince Harry walk after viewing tributes for the late Queen Elizabeth II outside Windsor Castle last September. Court papers say Prince William received "a very large sum of money" in a 2020 phone hacking settlement with the British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's media empire. Prince Harry alleges in another lawsuit that Murdoch newspaper employees hacked into royals' phones. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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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. iStockphoto hide caption

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Major Flaw In Android Phones Would Let Hackers In With Just A Text

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The Myth Of The Private Naked Selfie

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It's easier — and cheaper — than you'd expect to hack a cellphone, say a team of white hat hackers. iStockPhoto.com hide caption

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How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone For Less Than $300

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