Technology Issues

Alleged UK hacker wins US extradition fight

Feb 5, 2018

Alleged British computer hacker wins court appeal to end extradition to the United States

Actor Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking case with UK papers

Feb 5, 2018

British actor Hugh Grant has settled his phone-hacking damages claim against Mirror Group Newspapers

UK actor Tennant accepts damages over tabloid phone hacking

Jan 30, 2018

Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant has accepted an apology and damages from Rupert Murdoch's newspaper company over phone hacking by a now-defunct tabloid

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

Jan 18, 2018

Researchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency

Italian prosecutors seek to shelve Hacking Team breach case

Dec 12, 2017

Italian prosecutors want to drop their investigation into the 2015 breach of surveillance company Hacking Team, leaving a question mark over a dramatic release of material that embarrassed intelligence figures around the world

Documents: UK lawmakers flout explicit password-sharing ban

Dec 4, 2017

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that British lawmakers are flouting explicit instructions not to share their computer passwords

Alleged UK hacker fights extradition to the US

Nov 30, 2017

Judges in Britain have reserved judgment in the case of a UK alleged hacker

Britain's cyber security chief warns of Russian interference

Nov 15, 2017

Britain's Cyber security chief is warning that Russian hackers are targeting telecoms, media and the UK energy network.

Murdoch's UK firm pays damages to ex-spy in hacking scandal

Oct 6, 2017

Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper company has agreed to pay damages to a former intelligence officer whose computer was hacked by a private investigator working for the now-defunct News of the World tabloid

UK teen pleads guilty to hacking CIA chief's computer

Oct 6, 2017

A British teenager has admitted trying to hack into the computers of the director of the CIA and other U.S. government officials

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