If hacked, video surveillance systems can pose great threat

Kaspersky Lab has recently revealed that the security video surveillance networks which was originally designed to help and protect people from criminals and terrorists can now be misused by a third party which is exploiting system configuration flaws.

Hackers steal personal data from US tax agency IRS

Hackers stole information on 100,000 taxpayers from the online computers of the US Internal Revenue Service, the federal tax agency said Tuesday.

Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues
Plane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues

Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit.

Computer expert hacked into plane and made it fly sideways: FBI

 In a shocking incident in the US, a computer security expert hacked into a plane's in-flight entertainment system and made the jet briefly fly sideways by ordering one of the engines to go into climb mode.

Modern 'internet-linked' home appliances could leave most-sensitive data 'vulnerable' to hackers

As modern home appliancesare increasingly linked to theinternet, the possibility of savvyhackers breaking into your virtual home and stealing your identity, bank and credit card information and any other personal information they can use, is on the rise too, experts warned.

Israel military networks breached by hackers: Researchers

Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to private security researchers.

Hackers launch new attack on Belgian media group

Hackers launched a new attack Monday against the Belgian media group Rossel, targeting the websites of newspapers in Belgium and France, its managing director told AFP.

Hackers attack Belgian press group, second in days

Hackers have attacked one of Belgium's top newspaper publishers just days after Tunisian Islamist militants took control of a regional government portal to denounce US counter-terror operations.

Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks
Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks

British Airways' air-miles accounts, the coding site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been targeted in the latest wave of cyber-attacks.

Websites of 13 Goa government departments hacked: CM

 The websites of 13 government departments in Goa were hacked and are now in the process of being restored, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Thursday.

Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012
Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012

Over 700 government websites that are hosted under 'gov.In' and 'nic.In' domains have been hacked by cyber criminals since 2012, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Three people charged over massive US email data breach

Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in the United States in one of the largest reported data breaches in the nation`s history, the Department of Justice said on Friday.

Indian helps discover major vulnerability in Net communication

A group of computer scientists led by Karthikeyan Bhargavan, a researcher at France-based INRIA, have discovered a serious vulnerability in the protocols used to encrypt data sent over the Internet.

World's largest computer manufacturer's webpage hacked
World's largest computer manufacturer's webpage hacked

The webpage of Chinese technology firm Lenovo, the world's largest computer manufacturer, was hacked Thursday and the website's content remained inaccessible.

Hackers controlling millions of PCs disrupted in Europol sweep
Hackers controlling millions of PCs disrupted in Europol sweep

A cybercrime operation that stole banking information by hacking more than 3 million computers in Indonesia, India and other countries has been disrupted by European police with assistance from three technology companies, officials said on Wednesday.

DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises

Watch DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony.
Also watch: Audio clip of 'Anonymous hacker group'.
An interesting video of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama.

Tokyo cyber security competition draws 90 hackers

A cyber security competition began Saturday in Tokyo, with organisers aiming to show off the skills of young Japanese hackers by testing them against international rivals.

Taylor Swift's Twitter, Instagram accounts hacked
Taylor Swift's Twitter, Instagram accounts hacked

A hacker affiliated with Lizard Squad has hacked American country singer Taylor Swift's Twitter account, posting messages that received thousands of re-tweets before they were removed.

Islamic State sympathisers launch cyber attack on US, hack Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts
Islamic State sympathisers launch cyber attack on US, hack Central Command's Twitter, YouTube accounts

US Central Command suspended its Twitter page on Monday after a group declaring sympathy for Islamic State jihadists hacked its social media accounts and posted internal documents.

A technology to ward off hackers when internet is disabled
A technology to ward off hackers when internet is disabled

 Do you know that even if you had your internet connection disabled, you could still be emanating information that somebody could use to attack your computer or smartphone?