Fraudsters pose as Army officers and approach potential landlords
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'.
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.
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.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Akamai has recorded an increase of 150% in traffic peaks, culminating in April this year.
The Google Business Account of Hotel Crowne Plaza was hacked by unknown persons between June 2 and June 7.
The hackers gained access to the handle @GovernorCG which broadcasts information about official activities of Governor Anusuiya Uikey, said a Raj Bhavan spokesperson.
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
The minister also said that action was taken back in 2018 against suspected cyber attacks on the country's power supply system.
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.
According to Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand, the mastermind’s IP address sometimes showed his location as London and sometimes as Switzerland.
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.'
Among the victims was the owner of a Kansas nuclear power plant whose business network was compromised by the hackers, officials said.
UIDAI, the nodal agency that issues the 12-digit number, however, dismissed the report and said that the claims lack substance and are baseless.
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.
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.
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'.
India Post confirmed that another layer of security has been added by restricting the access to the intended users only.
The attacks were carried out using a flaw in Apache Struts, a Java platform used by the Department of Posts to develop Java applications.
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.