Motion picture giant struck by cyber attack
Motion picture giant struck by cyber attack

Sony Pictures Entertainment, the motion pictures giant, has been struck by a large scale cyber attack.

One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study
One in six smartphone users victim of cyber attack: Study

One in six smartphone users in the world have fallen prey to a cyber attack, reveals a new study, adding that 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software.

Mohanlal's website hacked, Pak supporters behind cyber attack
Mohanlal's website hacked, Pak supporters behind cyber attack

South superstar Mohanlal recently found himself in the middle of a controversy, when his personal blog named 'The Complete Actor' showed content supporting Pakistan on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. Much to the shock of his fans and followers, Mohanlal's official website had messages which blatantly targeted the Indian government.

Govt departments, ISPs alerted about cyber attack on August 15

Cyber security division NCIIPC has alerted government departments and leading internet service providers about a possible cyber attack on the Independence Day and has suggested a series of measures to prevent these attacks.

Windows OS loophole resurfaces, says IT security co Kaspersky

IT security firm Kaspersky Cyber security firm Kaspersky Wednesday claimed it has detected an old, widely known vulnerability that was used in a cyber attack to sabotage
Iran`s nuclear programme in some versions of Windows platform across 19 million computers, including in India.

Internet privacy service Tor warns users it was attacked

Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers.

Month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime launched

The police jointly with Tata Motors Wednesday launched a month-long awareness campaign against cyber crime in the steel city from where at least 15 cyber related crimes were being reported every month.

European bank faces cyber theft worth 500,000 Euros: Report

Kaspersky Lab has reportedly detected a server used to co-ordinate an attack that appeared to have stolen over 500,000 Euros in a single week, from a European bank.

eBay faces backlash on delays in handling cyber attack

Online marketplace eBay is facing backlash over its handling of a hack attack that exposed millions of passwords and other data.

Ukrainian hackers claim responsibility for cyber attack on NATO website

Pro-Russian Ukrainian hackers have reportedly claimed responsibility for exploiting several NATO web sites.

NATO websites hit in cyber attack linked to Crimea tension

Hackers brought down several public NATO websites, the alliance said on Sunday, in what appeared to be the latest escalation in cyberspace over growing tensions over Crimea.

Kremlin website hit by "powerful" cyber attack

Hackers knocked out the Russian presidency`s website several times and brought down the central bank website, the Kremlin press service said.

Cyber attack on bitcoin a big warning to currency`s users

A massive cyber attack from unknown sources that has been spamming bitcoin exchanges is highlighting some of the dangers people can encounter when they exchange cash for digital currencies like the bitcoin, experts said on Wednesday.

UK`s top hackers to compete for cyber security prize

As the attack on cyberspace worsens day by day, top hackers of UK will be competing in a challenge to test cyber security.

Israeli defence computer hit in cyber attack: Data expert

Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defence ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert said on Monday.

Skype says user data safe after cyber attack

Internet calling and messaging service Skype said that user data is safe after the Syrian Electronic Army momentarily took control of the company`s Twitter feed and Facebook page.

Japan seeking US assistance to obtain counter cyber attack capability

Japan is reportedly seeking to curb the increased cyberattacks on the nation`s government systems and in a bid to have the ability to counter the attacks by a foreign nation, it is mulling over plans to cooperate with the US that has the most sophisticated counterattack technology.

Group charged in PayPal cyber attack pleads guilty

A group of 13 defendants who had been charged in a cyber attack on PayPal`s website pleaded guilty and admitted to the December 2010 attack over PayPal`s suspension of WikiLeaks accounts.

US-funded radio says it faces cyber attack

US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says its news services have been disrupted a cyber-attack.

LivingSocial website outage continues into second day

Online daily deals service LivingSocial suffered a website outage that extended into a second day on Wednesday, leaving its customers with no way to log in to the struggling site.