[ISN] Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s phone was hacked at the height of the MH17 crisis

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/foreign-minister-julie-bishops-phone-was-hacked-at-the-height-of-the-mh17-crisis/story-fni0fiyv-1227026241325 By Ellen Whinnet Political Editor Herald Sun August 16, 2014 FOREIGN Affairs Minister Julie Bishop’s mobile phone was compromised while she was overseas leading tense negotiations to win access to the MH17 crash site in Ukraine. Australian intelligence officials seized Ms Bishop’s phone on her return from a two-week trip to the United States, Ukraine and Holland, having secured a deal to get Australian police into the crash area. Russian-backed rebels shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight with a surface-to-air missile on July 17, killing 298 passengers and crew, including 38 Australians. It is thought that our intelligence agencies know which country those responsible for compromising Ms Bishop’s phone were operating from. […]