Today The Guardian is claiming that News Group Newspapers, which publishes the News of the World and The Sun, has paid out more than £1 million in out-of-court settlements over private investigators hacking into the mobile phone voicemail messages of public figures. In January 2007 a News of the World reporter was jailed for hacking into the mobile phones of three royal staff.
This week the team takes a look at mobile web browser security... and explains why your bank's recommended browser isn't as safe as you might expect. Plus, as usual, there's an in-depth look at the week's industry headlines.
After the summer break the Fonecast team is back with a review of 2 new mobiles from Motorola, a stylish new phone from BenQ-Siemens, advice on protecting your voice mail plus all the mobile news from the last month.
This week Iain and Mark take a deeper look at mobile security and crime, they review the massive 4GB N91 from Nokia and look at a a budget video phone from LG.
In The Fonecast this week, Iain Graham and Mark Bridge review the new Nokia N93 and Sony Ericsson W850i mobile phones, guest James Rosewell takes a look at competition from VoIP, HSDPA technology is demystified and a couple of new software downloads are evaluated.