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Elite US government hacker charged with taking secret information

Elite US government hacker charged with taking secret information

A member of the US National Security Agency's elite hacking team has been charged with illegally removing top secret materials, in an embarrassing breach for the crucial electronic espionage body.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:28 AM IST
WannaCry Ransomware: Here are best practices to prevent attacks

WannaCry Ransomware: Here are best practices to prevent attacks

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that carries out the cryptoviral extortion attack from cryptovirology that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it.

May 15, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
 After Twitter hack of businessman, journalists, Legion now claims mail leak of 74,000 chartered accountants

After Twitter hack of businessman, journalists, Legion now claims mail leak of 74,000 chartered accountants

After hacking emails and Twitter account of liquor baron Vijay Mallya and journalists Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar, member of hacker group Legion now claims to leak mails of 74,000 chartered accountants in the country

Dec 15, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Seven Indian missions' websites ''hacked'', data dumped online: Report

Two hackers allegedly from the Netherlands claimed to have broken into seven  Indian High Commission websites , publishing online the login details, passwords and database containing names, passport numbers, email-IDs and phone numbers of people of Indian origin, media reported on Monday.

Nov 07, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Dawood call logs: Hacker's plea for CBI probe posted to Jun 14

The Bombay High Court on Monday posted for hearing on June 14 a petition filed by a Gujarat-based person, seeking CBI probe against former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse for alleged phone calls between him and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

Jun 06, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Hacker who got Khadse's call record doesn't turn up before ATS

The Mumbai Crime Branch had earlier recorded the hacker's statement and eventually gave a clean chit to Khadse, following which he moved the HC, seeking a CBI probe.

Jun 04, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

80,000 people notified by University of California of cyber attack

The University of California Berkeley has notified 80,000 people of a possible cyber attack on a system that storessocial security and bank account numbers.

Feb 27, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
Did Hamid Mir just 'apologise' to ISI, Pak Army for blaming them for every 'dirty shit'? Or no?

Did Hamid Mir just 'apologise' to ISI, Pak Army for blaming them for every 'dirty shit'? Or no?

Mir's Twitter handle also tweeted pictures of his purported email account as well as banking details.

Dec 08, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

Cisco router attacks duck cyber defences, hit 4 countries

Security researchers say they have uncovered previously unknown attacks on routers which direct traffic around the Internet, allowing hackers to harvest vast amounts of data while going undetected by existing cybersecurity defences.

Sep 15, 2015, 13:57 PM IST
Vir Das to turn hacker for next film

Vir Das to turn hacker for next film

 Actor-comedian Vir Das will be portraying the role of a computer hacker and coder in his upcoming film "Plan B".

Jul 23, 2015, 16:16 PM IST
Vir Das to turn hacker for 'Plan B'

Vir Das to turn hacker for 'Plan B'

 Comedian and actor Vir Das will be portraying the role of a computer hacker and coder in his upcoming film “Plan B”.

Jul 20, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Hackers may have snared details of Chinese linked to US

Chinese hackers accused of attacking US federal databases may have snared the names of Chinese with links to American officials, putting them in danger, a media report has said.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

'United Islamic Cyber Force' hacks Bengal varsity website

The official website of North Bengal Agriculture University in Cooch Behar of West Bengal was hacked on Sunday by a group calling itself the United Islamic Cyber Force, a varsity official said.

Jun 01, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Telsa's Twitter account, website temporarily taken over by hackers

Telsa's Twitter account and website were temporarily hacked as the hacker s posted a phone number on the Twitter handle saying that those who called could get a free car.

Apr 26, 2015, 15:08 PM IST
Madonna 'thankful' after hacker arrested

Madonna 'thankful' after hacker arrested

 Pop diva Madonna is "profoundly grateful" that a man suspected of leaking her upcoming album has been arrested.

Jan 23, 2015, 08:44 AM IST
Madonna's alleged hacker arrested

Madonna's alleged hacker arrested

Israeli police have arrested the man, who allegedly hacked pop diva Madonna's computer and leaked songs from her upcoming album 'Rebel'.

Jan 22, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Hacker develops way to copy fingerprints using digital camera

A member of Europe's oldest hacker collective, the Chaos Computer Club has claimed to have developed a method to copy fingerprints using a common digital camera.

Dec 30, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

South Korea's nuclear operator says investigating new post by hacker

 South Korea`s nuclear power plant operator said on Tuesday it was investigating a new threat posted on a Twitter account that a fresh batch of data had been stolen from the agency.

Dec 23, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Young hacker trains cops in tackling cyber-crime cases in Punjab

He failed in class eight but this 21-year-old ethical hacker is now training cops in cracking cyber-crime cases and helping big export houses in securing their vital data from online theft.

Dec 14, 2014, 15:13 PM IST
Hrithik Roshan complains to police about fake email account

Hrithik Roshan complains to police about fake email account

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan today alleged that an unidentified person has created a fake email account in his name and is misleading his fans as well as people from film industry.

Dec 12, 2014, 20:37 PM IST