Barack Obama's 'unclassified emails' hacked by Russians, says report
Barack Obama's 'unclassified emails' hacked by Russians, says report

In what is being considered as more 'worrisome and intrusive' than reported, US President Barack Obama's unclassified emails were hacked by Russian elements last year, said a report in the New York Times.

Pentagon says evicted Russian hackers who penetrated network

The United States on Thursday disclosed a cyber intrusion by Russian hackers who accessed an unclassified US military network this year, in an episode Defense Secretary Ash Carter said showed the growing threat and improving US ability to respond.

White House hackers `Russian speakers`: Researchers

 Hackers who penetrated the State Department and White House computer networks in recent months were "Russian speakers," security researchers said Wednesday.

Three arrested for hacking UPPCL online billing system

Three persons were on Friday arrested by the Special Task Force of Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly hacking UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) online billing system and reducing power bills of consumers.

US `aggressively` raising cybersecurity with China: Official

 Washington is "aggressively" warning Beijing over the repercussions of its demand that US tech firms should hand over their encryption keys if they want to do business in China, a top US official said Tuesday.

China denies snooping on networks in India, Southeast Asia

China Monday dismissed a report that a group allegedly sponsored by it spied on inaccessible computer networks in India and Southeast Asia for over a decade, saying it "firmly bans" all forms of hacker attacks.

Chinese hackers target Southeast Asia, India: Researchers
Chinese hackers target Southeast Asia, India: Researchers

Hackers, most likely from China, have been spying on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India uninterrupted for a decade, researchers at internet security company FireEye Inc said.

French TV station hit by `unprecedented` pro-Islamic State hack

French television network TV5Monde was forced to broadcast only pre-recorded programmes Thursday after an "unprecedented" hack by self-proclaimed Islamic State militants, who also hijacked its websites and social networks.

Govt clears setting up of National Cyber Coordination Centre

Government has approved setting up of the National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC), which will screen online threats and coordinate with the intelligence agencies to handle issues related to the national security.

French broadcaster TV5Monde says victim of hacking by Islamic State

 French broadcaster TV5Monde was working on Thursday to regain control over its 11 channels and websites after an "extremely powerful" cyber attack claimed by the supporters of the Islamic State, its director said.

Destructive hacking attempts target critical infrastructure in Americas: Survey

Hacking attacks that destroy rather than steal data or that manipulate equipment are far more prevalent than widely believed, according to a survey of critical infrastructure organizations throughout North and South America.

Hackers hit Israeli websites after Anonymous threats

says pro-Palestinian hackers have hit Israeli websites following threats from a hacking collective known as Anonymous that it would carry out an "electronic Holocaust."

Facebook rolls out 'new guidelines' to make privacy settings 'more accessible' for users
Facebook rolls out 'new guidelines' to make privacy settings 'more accessible' for users

 Facebook has launched a new set of guidelines in its "privacy basics portal" in an attempt to make its complicated privacy settings more accessible for users.

Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks
Hackers target British Airways, GitHub, Slack in fresh wave of cyber attacks

British Airways' air-miles accounts, the coding site GitHub and the work chat service Slack have all been targeted in the latest wave of cyber-attacks.

Study says fitness wristbands 'vulnerable' to third-party hack attacks

Fitness trackers of all kinds have become extremely popular, helping people to manage their physical activity and calorie intake and stay in shape. However, such devices also process important personal data about their owners and it is important to keep it secure.

Is your e-mail password really strong enough?
Is your e-mail password really strong enough?

Are you sure the password you created for your Gmail or Facebook account strong enough?

China has hacked 'every major company' in US: Ex US spy chief

The Chinese government hackers have broken into the computers at every major American company to steal valuable secrets, according to a former US spy master.

Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012
Over 700 government websites have been hacked since 2012

Over 700 government websites that are hosted under 'gov.In' and 'nic.In' domains have been hacked by cyber criminals since 2012, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

FBI investigates pro-ISIS hacks: Report

The FBI is investigating a string of hacks that defaced US websites with imagery from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Hackers use social media to plan major attacks

 The rapid expansion of social media has enabled hackers to closely cooperate and group with each other to launch measured attacks, an industry expert said here on Saturday.