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British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 17:01

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

UK``s Cameron set to apologise over ex-media chief guilty of phone-hacking

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:34

British Prime Minister David Cameron stands by a pledge to make "a profound apology" after his former media chief Andy Coulson was found guilty of being part of a phone-hacking conspiracy, the British leader`s spokesman said on Tuesday.

Andy Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial, Brooks cleared

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:23

Former Rupert Murdoch confidante Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges while former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of plotting to hack phones in a dramatic end to Britain`s marathon media trial on Tuesday.

More than 3,00,000 servers still exposed to `Heartbleed` bug: Report

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:43

A security researcher has revealed that more than 3,00,000 servers are still vulnerable to the infamous `Heartbleed` bug.

UK spy agency says to share cyber threat data with private firms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:59

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency said on Tuesday it would start to share classified cyber threat information with private companies amid concerns over increasingly sophisticated targeting of businesses by hackers.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:15

The jury in the seven-month trial of two ex-Rupert Murdoch editors, one the media mogul`s head of British newspapers and the other a close aide to the prime minister, is expected to retire to consider its verdict this week.

Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of ``Zeus`` malware: FBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 05:14

A Russian man charged by U.S. authorities on Monday with controlling a hacking gang that locked up hundreds of thousands of computers to steal banking credentials and commit cyber extortion claimed in online chats to have written one of the most effective pieces of malicious software ever detected, according to an FBI affidvavit.

Hacker turned FBI informant `Sabu` walks free

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:52

A convicted computer hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, popularly known as Sabu, has walked free after he helped the US authorities foil hundreds of cyber attacks.

Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks: Prosecutors

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:31

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the US government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

Mobile banking apps a hacker`s paradise

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:38

Love fund transfers or bill payments via mobile banking as you think two-step authentication process is secure? This may not be the case.

US, South African police smash cybercrime network

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 22:08

South African police today said they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.

US files first charges on hacking, infuriating China

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 01:33

The United States on Monday charged five members of a shadowy Chinese military unit for allegedly hacking US companies for trade secrets, infuriating Beijing which suspended cooperation on cyber issues.