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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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