Substantial evidence was accumulated that Rees was purchasing information from improper sources and that, amongst others, Alex Marunchak of the News of the World was paying him up to £150,000 a year for doing so.

Jonathan Rees reportedly bought information from former and serving police officers, Customs officers, a VAT inspector, bank employees, burglars, and from blaggers who would telephone the Inland Revenue, the DVLA, banks and phone companies, and deceive them into releasing confidential information.

Others individuals associated with Rees who were taped during Operation Nigeria, including Detective Constable Austin Warnes, former detective Duncan Hanrahan, former Detective Constable Martin King and former Detective Constable Tom Kingston, were prosecuted and jailed for various offences unrelated to phone hacking.

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On , a parliamentary select committee report concluded that Murdoch "exhibited wilful blindness to what was going on in his companies and publications" and stated that he was "not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company".

On 3 July 2013, Channel 4 News broadcast a secret tape in which Murdoch dismissively claims that investigators were "totally incompetent" and acted over "next to nothing" and excuses his papers' actions as "part of the culture of Fleet Street." Illegal means of gaining information used included hacking the private voicemail accounts on mobile phones, hacking into computers, making false statements to officials, entrapment, blackmail, burglaries, theft of mobile phones and making payments to public officials.

Today I read about another possible attack vector … Yes I’m not joking, Forbes has published an interesting post to explain the results of a penetration test conducted on sex toys that connect to the internet.

The expert Ken Munro at Pen Test Partners has tested the Nora and Max toys designed by from Lovense.

It’s all done over something called “teledildonic software”.”reads a blog post from Forbes.

The surprises do not end, there is also a “Body Chat” service that interface the sex toys, a sort of Skype for virtual sex.Here’s where the security problems started, Munro told Forbes.Munro explained that there are several significant security issues in the environment of the sex pleasure, for example the registration process is not protected by encryption, allowing anyone to snoop user’s data, meanwhile passwords were stored in MD5 that is easy to break.Murdoch and his son, James, were summoned to give evidence at the Leveson Inquiry.Over the course of his testimony, Rupert Murdoch admitted that a cover-up had taken place within the News of the World to hide the scope of the phone hacking.Jonathan Rees and his partner Sid Fillery, a former police officer, were also under suspicion for the murder of a private investigator named Daniel Morgan.