Hacking

Cheaters targeting posters of online rental ads: Police

Fraudsters pose as Army officers and approach potential landlords

published on : 28th November 2022

Hackers leak Australian health records on dark web

The data included names, birth dates, passport numbers and information on medical claims for hundreds of customers from a major Australian health company who were separated into 'naughty' and 'nice'.

published on : 9th November 2022

Russian hacker ‘helped’ over 800 students in JEE exam, CBI tells court

When Shargin told the court that the CBI could access his electronic devices in his presence, the agency sought the court’s direction for the Russian national to share his usernames and passwords.

published on : 5th October 2022

Hackers breach Kiwi Farms website known for anti-trans campaigns in US

This is an extraordinary decision for us to make and, given Cloudflare's role as an internet infrastructure provider, a dangerous one that we are not comfortable with, says Cloudflare chief executive.

published on : 20th September 2022

Gaming industry more lucrative target for cybercriminals: Report

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Akamai has recorded an increase of 150% in traffic peaks, culminating in April this year. 

published on : 13th August 2022

Kerala: 5-star hotel’s business account hacked, customers lose money

The Google Business Account of Hotel Crowne Plaza was hacked by unknown persons between June 2 and June 7.

published on : 16th June 2022

Hackers gain access to Chhattisgarh Governor's Twitter handle, tweet about cryptocurrency

The hackers gained access to the handle @GovernorCG which broadcasts information about official activities of Governor Anusuiya Uikey, said a Raj Bhavan spokesperson.

published on : 19th May 2022

Hacking cases on rise in Kerala

Experts say that people who carelessly share their bank account details, email IDs and other credentials online are at risk of being duped by those who run organised scams online

published on : 8th April 2022

'India has strong defence against cyber attacks': Power minister RK Singh

The minister also said that action was taken back in 2018 against suspected cyber attacks on the country's power supply system.

published on : 7th April 2022

Over 600 government social media accounts hacked since 2017, Anurag Thakur tells Lok Sabha

Responding to a query on the hacking of government's Twitter handles and e-mail accounts, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said since 2017, 641 such accounts have been hacked.

published on : 5th April 2022

23 account holders held in Mahesh Bank fraud

According to Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand, the mastermind’s IP address sometimes showed his location as London and sometimes as Switzerland. 

published on : 31st March 2022

Bengaluru: Passenger hacks Indigo website to track flyer who walked away with his luggage

Nandan Kumar, a software engineer, shared details of his hacking in a twitter thread addressed to Indigo stating that there was 'a hole (technical vulnerability) in your system.'

published on : 31st March 2022

Ukraine fallout: Russian officials charged in years-old energy sector hacks

Among the victims was the owner of a Kansas nuclear power plant whose business network was compromised by the hackers, officials said.

published on : 25th March 2022

Report claims Aadhaar database compromised, UIDAI refutes it

UIDAI, the nodal agency that issues the 12-digit number, however, dismissed the report and said that the claims lack substance and are baseless.

published on : 12th September 2018

Home Ministry website taken down after Chinese characters appear on Ministry of Defence site 

An official spokesperson said the National Informatics Centre, which hosts the MHA site, is upgrading the security system of the website leading to its temporary suspension.

published on : 6th April 2018

Defence Ministry website hacked, nine more government sites affected​

The trouble began with the Defence Ministry website where a Chinese character appeared on top of its home page when www.mod.gov.in was opened.

published on : 6th April 2018

Jodhpur shocker: Tableau honouring Rajsamand killer taken out on Ram Navami

The killer, Shambhu Lal allegedly hacked the victim to death and set his body on fire in Rajsamand district last year in a suspected case of 'love jihad'.

published on : 27th March 2018

Following TNIE reportage India Post says bugs being fixed, extra security layer added

India Post confirmed that another layer of security has been added by restricting the access to the intended users only.

published on : 13th March 2018

TNIE Exclusive: Ever used India Post? Well your information is vulnerable to hacking

The attacks were carried out using a flaw in Apache Struts, a Java platform used by the Department of Posts to develop Java applications.

published on : 11th March 2018

Hackers stole data of 57 million Uber customers, drivers in 2016

Uber has disclosed that two hackers "inappropriately accessed" in 2016 names, email addresses and phone numbers of 57 million customers and drivers, and the license numbers of around 600,000 drivers.

published on : 22nd November 2017
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