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?

Angelina Jolie's unseen `topless` pics from 1995 surface online
Angelina Jolie's unseen `topless` pics from 1995 surface online

 Angelina Jolie's unseen " topless" pics from 1995 photoshoot have recently appeared online.

Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers
Google and Microsoft stand with Sony against hackers

Google and Microsoft joined forces with Sony on Wednesday, using their online might to release "The Interview" film to online audiences despite threats from hackers.

Hackers threaten Iggy Azalea
Hackers threaten Iggy Azalea

Singer Iggy Azalea has reportedly got a threatening message from hackers who have warned her to make a public apology to Azealia Banks, otherwise they will release her alleged sex tape.

'Smart' jeans that blocks wireless signals

A pair of 'smart' jeans that block wireless signals can prevent hackers from accessing the details of a wearer's credit and debit cards.

Hackers trick way into ICANN computers
Hackers trick way into ICANN computers

The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet has said that hackers tricked their way into its computers.

Sony meeting after hackers vow 'Christmas gift'

Sony Pictures organized a town hall-style meeting with staff Monday to discuss the massive cyber attack on the Hollywood studio, a day after hackers promised a big "Christmas gift."

Hackers vs James Bond: 'Spectre' script stolen
Hackers vs James Bond: 'Spectre' script stolen

hackers who stole a version of the screenplay as part of a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures.

New system to protect drones from hackers
New system to protect drones from hackers

Scientists have developed a cybersecurity system that protects military drones from being hacked.

Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies
Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies

Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.

WhatsApp starts encrypting messages to thwart hackers
WhatsApp starts encrypting messages to thwart hackers

WhatsApp, the world's most widely used instant messaging service, has started encrypting messages to protect them from hackers, said Open Whisper Systems, a software development group associated with the company.

'One Direction' stop using iCloud for fear of hackers
'One Direction' stop using iCloud for fear of hackers

Members of English pop band One Direction say that they have stopped using iCloud since the celebrity hacking scandal due to fear of pictures of them being leaked.