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Hackers could be using DM route to hijack Twitter accounts

Twitter only contacts users in-app or via an email sent from an email address. The platform never asks users to provide their password via email, Direct Message, or reply.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Chancellor Angela Merkel, hundreds of German politicians' details leaked online in massive data breach

The country's cyber defence body BSI met held a crisis meeting immediately after the news of the hack emerged.

Jan 04, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Despacito, Youtube's most watched video, deleted by hackers

The hackers reportedly wrote ‘Free Palestine’ under the videos.

Apr 10, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

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

Hackers already targeting Pyeongchang Olympics: Researchers

The security firm McAfee said in a report that several organisations associated with the Olympics had received the malicious email with the primary target being groups affiliated with ice hockey.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Beware! Hackers can record you watching porn on smartphone

According to a study by British security firm Wandera, the cybercriminals threaten to release the footage online if their ransom demands are not met.

Oct 01, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Russian hackers feel the heat as US President Donald Trump seeks warmer Moscow ties

The increase to a record level shows that although President Donald Trump is trying to improve relations with Moscow, the United States has not shied away from pursuing Russians suspected of cyber crime.

Aug 25, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

'Big hunt' for Russian hackers, but no obvious election link

Through their lawyers, several defendants have suggested their arrests were linked to the election turmoil. 


Jul 28, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

Facebook works with Harvard against hackers targeting US elections

The project will be co-led by Robby Mook, Democrat Hillary Clinton`s 2016 presidential campaign manager and Matt Rhoades, Republican Mitt Romney`s 2012 campaign manager. 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Nine hackers held in China for spreading malware abroad

The malware, called "fireball", developed by a Beijing- based tech company, infected more than 250 million computers outside China in one year, which generated 80 million yuan (USD 11.85 million) for the company

Jul 26, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

'Digital drive puts India at greater cyber attack risk'

India`s growing economy and digital push have caught the attention of hackers and an increasing wave of cyber attacks could soon badly impact the country, experts from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab have warned.

Jul 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

India's ethical hackers rewarded abroad, ignored at home

India produces more ethical hackers -- those who break into computer networks to expose, rather than exploit, weaknesses -- than anywhere else in the world.

May 29, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

'Vietnam-linked hackers likely targeting Philippine intel on South China Sea dispute'

Bryce Boland, chief technology officer for Asia Pacific, said the company had observed that APT32 was targeting not just multinational companies and organisations doing business in Vietnam but Philippine government agencies as well.

May 25, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies, White House

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency. The hole was exposed when NSA documents were leaked online.

May 16, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

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

UK Foreign Office hit by Russia-linked hackers: Report

The UK Foreign Office was targeted by Russia-linked hackers over several months last year in a "spear-phishing" campaign, it emerged on Thursday.

Apr 13, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Dubai police say they arrest hackers after White House staff

Dubai police have arrested foreign hackers who targeted five senior White House officials in a blackmail email scam, state-owned media reported on Monday.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

India's cyber security system still under threat of malware

The Indian cyber security is under threat as there is no shield for malware. 

Feb 23, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

Trisha Krishnan’s twitter account hacked; mother seeks police protection for daughter

Trisha's long association with PETA, which is aggressively campaigning against Jallikattu, has earned her the wrath of the supporters of the ancient and popular bull-taming sport.

Jan 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST

Yahoo says over 1 billion accounts hacked, information stolen

In what may be largest data hack at an email provider, Yahoo says that hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013.


Dec 15, 2016, 10:59 AM IST