Russian hack of US agencies exposed supply chain weaknesses

That malware gave hackers remote access to the networks of multiple agencies. Among those known to have been affected are the departments of Commerce, Treasury and Justice.

published on : 25th January 2021

Self-immolation: Hacktivists take protest online, hit police website

The site was later suspended. 

published on : 31st December 2020

Russian, North Korean hackers target vaccine work with attempts to steal data: Microsoft

Chinese state-backed hackers have also been targeting vaccine-makers, the U.S. government said in July while announcing criminal charges.

published on : 13th November 2020

Army officer loses Rs 4 lakh to hackers, files plaint

 A senior Army officer posted in Bengaluru lost Rs 4 lakh to online fraudsters, even after requesting his account be frozen.

published on : 28th August 2020

US accuses Chinese hackers of targeting, stealing COVID-19 vaccine research

The indictment includes charges of trade secret theft, wire fraud conspiracy against the hackers, who federal prosecutors say stole information not only for themselves but also of value to China

published on : 21st July 2020

Explainer: 'Anonymous' unleashes Twitter storm with George Floyd claims, but who're they?

The group that has caused quite a stir, took to Twitter and other social media platforms a week ago to condemn the murder of 47-year-old George Floyd, who died after an officer knelt on his neck.

published on : 8th June 2020

'You targeted Muslim majority': Kerala hackers take down Maneka Gandhi's NGO website over Malappuram remarks

Gandhi has been facing the wrath of Keralites after she tweeted that Malappuram district was known for "its intense criminal activity," especially with regard to animals.

published on : 5th June 2020

Hackers claim to have found vulnerability in BHIM app; NPCI denies data compromise 

It claimed that "a massive amount of incredibly sensitive financial data connected to the BHIM mobile payment app was exposed to the public".

published on : 1st June 2020

Group hacks Telangana govt website to protest Jammu & Kashmir curbs

The site was hacked around March 19 by ‘S1ege’, who is a self-anointed administrator of the Ghost Squad Hackers.

published on : 14th May 2020

United States FBI says Chinese hacking vaccine research: reports

The New York Times said it could be a prelude to officially-sanctioned counterattacks by US agencies involved in cyber warfare.

published on : 11th May 2020

Aadhaar software hacked; UIDAI needs to work with hackers, says French security expert

According to the report, any unauthorized person from anywhere in the world can generate Aadhaar ID using the patch which is freely available for Rs 2,500.

published on : 11th September 2018

Air India's official Twitter account hacked, pro-Turkish tweets appear

The cover photo of the verified account showed the image of Turkish Airline and the tweets displaying in the account are also in Turkish language.

published on : 15th March 2018

Hackers from China break into secret Indian government video chat

A high-profile government meeting last month involving video chat via satellite was compromised by Chinese hackers.

published on : 19th November 2017

'Ghost Telephonist' lets hackers take over phone numbers

According to the researchers, the attacker can also initiate a call or an SMS by impersonating the victim. 

published on : 31st July 2017

FBI Director Comey was best thing to happen to Clinton: Trump

Trump's remarks came hours after Clinton said in an interview that Comey, Wikileaks and Russian hackers were responsible for her defeat.

published on : 3rd May 2017