North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US
North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with US

North Korea on Saturday called for a joint investigation into a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures, claiming it had nothing to do with it.

Global internet authority ICANN's internal systems hacked

Global internet authority ICANN that allocates IP addresses and domain names for the internet has reportedly been hacked.

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.

Ex-Sony employees sue, claim company failed to protect data

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been sued by two self-described former employees who accuse the movie studio of failing to protect Social Security numbers, healthcare records, salaries and other data from computer hackers who attacked it last month.

Hacked website of Meenakshi Amman temple set right

The website of the famous Meenakshi Temple here, which was hacked, has been set right now, a temple official said on Monday.

Ex-News of the World editor admits to hacking

A former features editor of the now defunct Rupert Murdoch-owned 'News of the World' tabloid in the UK on Friday pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack phones.

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.

Hacking ethically can be a lucrative career

In this age of information, security often becomes the first casualty. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee looks at the profession of ethical hackers who are tasked with safeguarding this information

Britain issues warning over hacked webcams

Hackers have accessed household webcams, baby monitors and CCTV cameras with footage appearing online on a website in Russia, Britain`s privacy watchdog warned on Thursday.

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.

Hackers could trick way into Apple gadgets: Researcher

Cybersecurity firm FireEye warned Monday that hackers could trick owners of Apple gadgets into installing applications that steal information.

Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information
Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information

 More internet users are being lured into revealing personal information as they log into bogus emails, says a new study.

'Kiss of Love' Facebook page and accounts hacked

The organisers of the controversial 'Kiss of Love' event against moral policing on Monday claimed that their Facebook page and accounts of at least five persons linked with it have been hacked.

Expert claims hacking Xiaomi server, firm calls it hoax
Expert claims hacking Xiaomi server, firm calls it hoax

A Taiwanese cyber security expert has claimed to have compromised server of China based smartphone maker Xiaomi but the company called it a hoax.

China's Internet chief accuses US of hacking but says talks “unhindered”
China's Internet chief accuses US of hacking but says talks “unhindered”

Eighty percent of Chinese government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most of the assaults launched from the United States, a top Chinese Internet regulator said on Thursday.

Russians suspected in White House computers hack: Report
Russians suspected in White House computers hack: Report

US authorities are investigating an incident in which hackers believed to be working for the Russian government recently breached the unclassified White House computer networks, it has been reported.

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.