Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight

 Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.

Anonymous hacker group releases data from Chinese govt sites
Anonymous hacker group releases data from Chinese govt sites

The 'Anonymous' group of computer hackers yesterday followed up on its threat made to release data from Chinese government websites in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Nicholas Hoult calls hacking of Lawrence's nude photos a shame
Nicholas Hoult calls hacking of Lawrence's nude photos a shame

 

Los Angeles: Actor Nicholas Hoult has slammed the hackers for stealing nude photographs of ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence and posting them online.

MBIA says asset management unit may have been hacked

Bond insurer MBIA said Tuesday that it shut down a computer server after learning that client data of an asset management subsidiary may have been accessed by hackers.

Russian hacking attack takes aim at leadership in Moscow

 A hacker targeted a Russian regional parliament`s website on Tuesday with a statement berating authorities in Moscow and declaring the southern Volga region`s Astrakhan province was leaving the Russian Federation.

Hackers arrested for cracking US army network

Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the defenses of the US Army network as well as of blockbuster war video games, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

China says US hacking charges `fabricated out of thin air`

Beijing on Thursday strongly denied a US congressional panel`s claim that Chinese government-linked hackers had launched dozens of cyberattacks on American defence contractors, saying the charges were "fabricated out of thin air".

'Smart' cars run greater risk of being hacked
'Smart' cars run greater risk of being hacked

The cars of the future will be safer, smarter and offer hi-tech gadgets but simultaneously the risk of car hacking is also growing, warns a road safety expert.

NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India
NIIT, EC Council to train 15,000 as ethical hackers in India

With rising incidents of cyber attacks on individuals, government and enterprises, IT training firm NIIT has joined hands with EC Council to skill up to 15,000 people over the next 3 years on ethical hacking.

Cyber breaches rare among US state-registered investment advisers: Study

Cyber security breaches are rare among investment advisory firms registered with U.S. states, but improvements to technology and procedures could still bolster protection of client information, state securities regulators said on Wednesday.

Hackers break into server for Obamacare website: US officials

An unknown hacker or hackers broke into a computer server supporting the HealthCare.gov website through which consumers enroll in Obamacare health insurance, a government cybersecurity team discovered last week, apparently uploading malicious files.

Mumbai Congress MLA's e-mail account hacked

 An e-mail account of a Mumbai MLA was today hacked by a fraudster, who sent fake mails to people on the former's contact list seeking USD 3,000 saying that the amount was required to meet the medical expenses of his relative's family "which met with an accident", police said.

Our website one of most targeted by hackers in India: BJP

Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) portal and the personal website of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are among India's most targeted sites by hackers.

JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers
JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers

The largest bank in the US and sixth largest in the world, JPMorgan, and several other banks could be the latest target of hackers.

Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware
Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware

A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale.

9 out of 10 websites found vulnerable to hackers

A new research shows that more than 90 percent of the websites are vulnerable to hackers, including some of the biggest brands.

Russian hackers steal over 1 billion usernames, passwords

A US security firm has affirmed that a Russian crime ring has stolen an estimated 1.2 billion passwords, user names, email addresses and other online credentials from some 420,000 websites.

Canada says China hacked science agency computers

Canada accused China on Tuesday of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

Hacking virus `Bladabindi` prowling in Indian cyberspace

yber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus--Bladabindi-- which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.