Hacking

Ministry of Defence website hacked, Chinese characters spark cyberattack speculation

Ministry of Defence website hacked, Chinese characters spark cyberattack speculation

However, the hit didn't come with the usual owning of responsibility by a group of hackers.

Apr 06, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
Girls college website hacked in UP, photos of Pakistani flag appear

Girls college website hacked in UP, photos of Pakistani flag appear

The website of a girls college in Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh has been hacked.

Apr 01, 2018, 12:25 PM IST
US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

An Iranian firm allegedly stole data from 320 universities in the US and 21 other countries.

Mar 23, 2018, 23:39 PM IST
Air India Twitter account was hacked. Hackers announced end to all flights

Air India Twitter account was hacked. Hackers announced end to all flights

The account was restored to the national carrier in a short while. 

Mar 15, 2018, 09:06 AM IST
Cybercrimes cause losses of $600 billion a year to global economy, says report

Cybercrimes cause losses of $600 billion a year to global economy, says report

Cybercrime losses are greater in richer countries; however, the countries with the greatest losses are mid-tier nations.

Feb 22, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Elite US government hacker charged with taking secret information

Elite US government hacker charged with taking secret information

A member of the US National Security Agency's elite hacking team has been charged with illegally removing top secret materials, in an embarrassing breach for the crucial electronic espionage body.

Dec 02, 2017, 07:28 AM IST
US charges three Chinese for hacking American corporations

US charges three Chinese for hacking American corporations

The three defendants have been identified as Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

'OurMine' claims it hacked PlayStation's social media accounts

Days after taking over the social media accounts of US television network Home Box Office (HBO), infamous hacker group "OurMine" has hit again, this time claiming to have hacked Sony PlayStation`s official Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Aug 22, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Indian hackers take down major Pakistani govt sites on 70th Independence Day

Indian hackers take down major Pakistani govt sites on 70th Independence Day

The hackers allegedly posted pro-India content while defacing the websites.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

North Korea hacking increasingly focused on making money than espionage: South Korea study

The US government has blamed North Korea for the Sony hack and some US officials have said prosecutors are building a case against Pyongyang in the Bangladesh Bank theft.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

US indicts suspected Russian 'mastermind' of $4 billion bitcoin laundering scheme

US authorities also linked him to the failure of Mt. Gox, a Japan-based bitcoin exchange that collapsed in 2014 after being hacked.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Despite hacking charges, US tech industry fought to keep ties to Russia spy service

As U.S. officials investigated in January the FSB`s alleged role in election cyber attacks, U.S. technology firms were quietly lobbying the government to soften a ban on dealing with the Russian spy agency, people with direct knowledge of the effort told Reuters.

Jun 30, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
NIT Srinagar website blocked after it is hacked; anti-India slogans posted by 'All Pak Cyber Skullz Members'

NIT Srinagar website blocked after it is hacked; anti-India slogans posted by 'All Pak Cyber Skullz Members'

Authorities on Tuesday blocked the website of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar after it was hacked by a group that posted anti-India slogans on it.

Jun 06, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
BJP unit in Kerala condemns hacking of its worker

BJP unit in Kerala condemns hacking of its worker

BJP MLA O Rajagopal condemned the recent hacking of a young BJP worker in kannur.

May 13, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to restore access.

May 13, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Eknath Khadse-Dawood Ibrahim link: Hacker Manish Bhangale held for forgery

'Ethical' hacker Manish Bhangale, who had accused former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse of receiving calls from Dawood Ibrahim's Karachi residence, was arrested on Friday for allegedly creating a fake phone bill in this connection.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
MHA website goes offline amid reports of hacking

MHA website goes offline amid reports of hacking

NIC, which looks after all government websites, took it offline in the wee hours today after some "abnormal technical activities" were observed.

Feb 12, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
Press Trust of India's official Twitter account hacked by Iran Crack Security Team?

Press Trust of India's official Twitter account hacked by Iran Crack Security Team?

India's premier news agency Press Trust of India's official Twitter account was allegedly hacked on Wednesday.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
Donald Trump says he thinks Russia was behind US election hacking

Donald Trump says he thinks Russia was behind US election hacking

US President-elect Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday acknowledged Russian involvement behind the cyberattacks targeting the 2016 US presidential election.

Jan 12, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Donald Trump uses Julian Assange to cast doubt on US intel case on hacking

President-elect Donald Trump appeared to side with controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over US intelligence officials today, citing the activist's assertion that Russia did not provide his organization with the hacked Democratic emails that roiled the 2016 election.

Jan 05, 2017, 00:21 AM IST