South Korea says nuclear reactors safe after cyber attacks

South Korea on Thursday ruled out the possibility that a recent string of cyber-attacks on its nuclear power operator could cause a malfunction at any of the country`s 23 atomic reactors.

Online giants not serious about user password security?
Online giants not serious about user password security?

Very few of the online giants give detailed guidance about the importance of providing secure passwords when users create or update accounts, shows research.

Seoul's N-reactors hacker used Chinese IP addresses
Seoul's N-reactors hacker used Chinese IP addresses

A suspect in the hacking attacks on South Korean nuclear reactors used multiple IP addresses based in China, investigators said Wednesday.

South Korea heightens cyber security watch on hacking

 South Korea has heightened its security readiness against cyber attacks as concerns grew over a series of online information leaks at nuclear power plants, officials said Tuesday.

China says reports it helped in hacking attack "irresponsible"

Reports that China helped in a hacking attack against Sony Corp. are "irresponsible", China`s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Sony hack: North Korea warns US' "citadels" would be attacked
Sony hack: North Korea warns US' "citadels" would be attacked

North Korea has issued warning to the United States governmnet and blamed it for being behind the making of the movie “The Interview”, as per news reports on Monday.

North Korea hack was `vandalism` not act of war: Barack Obama
North Korea hack was `vandalism` not act of war: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said North Korea`s hack of Sony Pictures was an act of "cyber vandalism" and not an act of war, according to an interview to air Sunday morning on CNN.

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.