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HACKERS POST PORN ON SESAME STREET WEBSITE

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hackers have exposed the vulnerability of high-profile websites to malicious attacks by taking over Sesame Street‘s YouTube channel on Sunday and replacing Bert and Ernie with hard-core porn. “Who doesn’t like porn, kids?” a banner linking to the site read. The material reportedly remained on the website for less than an hour before the site […]

HACKERS POST “OBAMA IS DEAD” STORY ON FOX NEWS TWITTER SITE

July 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News Politics’ Twitter account was hacked early today (Monday), making it appear that the cable news channel was reporting the assassination of President Obama. A series of six messages was posted, including: “BREAKING NEWS: President @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much. It’s a sad 4th for #america. #obamadead RIP.” Another said […]

BBC ADMITS IT USES PRIVATE DETECTIVES

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC has acknowledged that it has used — and will continue to use — private detectives in the production of certain investigative programs. The admission comes amid a growing scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid, the News of the World, which allegedly used private detectives to illegally hack into the voicemails of British celebrities […]

BRITISH MP CALLS FOR MURDOCH TO TESTIFY ABOUT HACKERGATE

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Simon Hughes, a member of the British parliament whose telephone was hacked by the tabloid News of the World and whose testimony led to the conviction of reporter Clive Goodman and private detective Glenn Mulcaire, said Thursday that other members of parliament refused to testify against the newspaper for fear of angering Rupert Murdoch and […]