10-year-old hacks Instagram, Facebook rewards him with $10,000

10-year-old hacks Instagram, Facebook rewards him with $10,000

Facebook's popular photo sharing networking site Instagram came under attack of a hacker.

 IRCTC website feared hacked, information of lakhs may be stolen

IRCTC website feared hacked, information of lakhs may be stolen

In what may come as a shocker to the users of the e-ticketing portal Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), valuable personal data of millions of customers is feared to have been stolen from the server.

Beware! 6 ways by which hackers crack your Password

Beware! 6 ways by which hackers crack your Password

Here are 6 ways by which hackers crack your Password.

We bought 'a tool' to hack terrorist's iPhone: FBI chief

The US government purchased "a tool" from a private party to unlock the iPhone used by a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack, according to FBI Director James Comey.

US drops legal action against Apple over encrypted iPhone

US drops legal action against Apple over encrypted iPhone

The U.S. Justice Department said it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asked a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist, according to a court filing on Monday.

Iran denies supporting US bank hacking

Iran on Saturday denied supporting cyber attacks against the United States after a New York court indicted seven Iranians over hacking dozens of American banks and a major dam.

Income Tax department gets new tech tool to identify, kill duplicate PAN

Income Tax department gets new tech tool to identify, kill duplicate PAN

After years of labour, the IncomeTax department has finally got a new technology tool to checkthe menace of duplicate PAN cards which also allows the taxmanto 'kill' the second one

New bug makes millions of Android devices vulnerable to hacking

New bug makes millions of Android devices vulnerable to hacking

Israeli software research company NorthBit claimed it had "properly" exploited the Android bug that was originally described as the "worst ever discovered", Wired.co.uk reported.

Lalu Prasad Yadav's Facebook account hacked

Lalu Prasad Yadav's Facebook account hacked

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's Facebook account was hacked for four days and objectionable posts were uploaded.

South Korea says North hacked phones of key officials

South Korea`s spy agency said Tuesday that North Korea had hacked into smartphones belonging to a number of key government officials, intensifying cyber-attacks after conducting its fourth nuclear test.

Hackers attack 20 mln accounts on Alibaba's Taobao shopping site

Hackers attack 20 mln accounts on Alibaba's Taobao shopping site

An Alibaba spokesman on Thursday said the company detected the attack in "the first instance", reminded users to change passwords, and worked closely with the police investigation.

Self-driving car technology poses high hacking risk

Self-driving car technology poses high hacking risk

Tech giant Google is working on autonomous cars as part of Google X project to develop technology for mainly electronic cars.

DNA: Revealed - Top 25 worst passwords!

Watch this video to learn the top 25 worst passwords used online and how to select a password which his hard to hack.

Haridwar boy develops messaging app; claims it to be 'unhackable'

Hailing from Haridwar, Ashesh, a ten years old boy developed a messaging app called Drike. Ashwsh claims that this app can deliver messages faster than WhatsApp and other trending messaging apps. Ashesh also pointed out that this app cannot be hacked.

Password hacks as simple as '1-2-3-4-5-6'

Password hacks as simple as '1-2-3-4-5-6'

A report released by the online security firm SplashData on Tuesday found the most commonly used by global Internet users were "123456" and "password" in 2015 -- unchanged since 2011.

Password hacks as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6

Password hacks as simple as 1-2-3-4-5-6

Even after tens of millions of people had online accounts hacked, many Internet users still rely on easily guessed passwords. A report released by the online security firm SplashData today found the most commonly used by global Internet users were "123456" and "password" in 2015 -- unchanged since 2011.

TV actress' social media accounts hacked, minor sends 'private' pictures on WhatsApp

TV actress' social media accounts hacked, minor sends 'private' pictures on WhatsApp

The juvenile delinquent had also allegedly threatened the victim on phone that she should pay him Rs five lakh else he would make her private photos public by uploading it on the social networking sites, police said.

Hacking alert! This man sneaked into 130 celebrity accounts and retrieved sex tapes

Hacking alert! This man sneaked into 130 celebrity accounts and retrieved sex tapes

Alonzo Knowles has been arrested in the charge of hacking into the accounts of 130 celebrities.

Man charged for hacking emails, stealing sex tapes of celebs

Man charged for hacking emails, stealing sex tapes of celebs

A 23-year-old man has been accused of unlawfully accessing email accounts of celebrities to steal private data, sex videos.

China blamed as Australia`s weather bureau hacked: Report

Australia`s weather bureau has been hit by a major cyber attack, a report said Wednesday, with insiders blaming the breach on China and saying it could cost hundreds of millions of dollars to fix.