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DNA Analysis of Disadvantages Smart CCTV and Devices

Smart CCTV and home devices are vulnerable to hacking. Here's the DNA Analysis of it.

Sep 09, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Radio Pakistan's official website hacked, chink in security exposed

The official website of Pakistan Radio was hacked and shut down briefly by a group that named itself Crash Rulers.

Sep 08, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

Adolf Hitler was innocent: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's hacked account sends racist tweets

One of the tweets from the hacked account said Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was innocent, while others contained derogatory comments about black people and Jews.

Aug 31, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Data cable to hack phones? Beware of possible threat from borrowed chargers

Several ethical hackers and cybersecurity experts around the world have been issuing warnings against borrowing data cables or chargers from others, especially unknown people. 

Aug 26, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

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

T Series vs PewDiePie: Hacker cracks into Nest security systems, asks targets to subscribe to Swedish YouTuber

People were reportedly asked to click on the subscribe button while the hacker watched them live.


Jan 24, 2019, 09:38 AM IST

PewDiePie vs T Series: Pewds deface Wall Street Journal website days after printer hack

Pewds have been pulling stunts to gain more followers. Last month, printers started spewing support PewDiePie messages, an act repeated by the hackers last week.

Dec 18, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

British Airways website suffers data breach; 380,000 payments affected

The thefts occurred during a data breach that affected bookings made on the airline`s website between Aug. 21 and Sept. 5.

Sep 07, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

Delhi Traffic Police's Twitter handle hacked, probe initiated

Around 11.30 pm yesterday, a couple of messages were posted from the Twitter handle of the traffic police. One of the messages read: "Message me at Twitter.Com/justinformentin if you'd like to know how to fix this! (sic)."

Jul 11, 2018, 15:28 PM IST

China hackers steal cache of US Navy data: Report

The data was reportedly stolen by Chinese hackers by breaching into the computers of a contractor.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:16 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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