US charges six Russian military officers in vast hacking campaign

One of the charged was among the Russian military intelligence officers charged with hacking in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

published on : 20th October 2020

More Iranian nationals charged in US with hacking crimes

The hackers would then use officials' identities to launch phishing campaigns on the tech workers' peers in order to launch malware and commandeer sensitive data and intellectual property.

published on : 18th September 2020

Committee given month's time to probe reports of surveillance by Chinese firm

At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the government has already taken up the matter with the Chinese side.

published on : 17th September 2020

US charges five Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

The hackers relied on a series of tactics, including attacks in which they managed to compromise the networks of software providers, modify the code and conduct further attacks.

published on : 17th September 2020

‘Your data is kidnapped, pay ransom!’

Something was wrong with their server.

published on : 17th September 2020

Microsoft made hacking claims with TikTok deal in mind: Global Times

Besides Microsoft, other companies including Oracle are in the race to buy TikTok's US operations.

published on : 11th September 2020

Thousands of Taiwan government email accounts 'hacked by China'

According to the Taiwan Investigation Bureau's Cyber Security Investigation Office, two well-known Chinese hacking groups -- Blacktech and Taidoor -- have been targeting government departments.

published on : 19th August 2020

Woman’s phone hacked, contacts get obscene pictures

A 33-year-old woman landed in trouble for clicking a link on an SMS sent by an anonymous person.

published on : 4th August 2020

Android malware 'BlackRock' prowling in cyber space, may steal banking data: Advisory

It can extract credentials and credit card information from over 300 apps such as email, e-commerce apps, social media apps, besides banking and financial apps, the CERT-In said in an advisory.

published on : 30th July 2020

Embarassed, dissapointed: Twitter after hack targets 130 accounts of the microblogging site

The San Francisco-based company said in a blog post Saturday that for up to eight of these accounts the attackers also downloaded the account's information through the "Your Twitter Data" tool.

published on : 20th July 2020

Centre issues notice to Twitter after recent hack targeting global high-profile users including Obama, Jeff Bezos

The government has also demanded information on vulnerability exploited by attackers and modus operandi of the attack, and sought details of remedial measures taken by Twitter.

published on : 18th July 2020

‘Beijing’ man hacks 70 Facebook accounts of architect, relatives in Odisha

However, after coming to know about the cyber crime, all of them have blocked Kung from their Facebook profiles.

published on : 17th July 2020

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces new indictment in US

The superseding indictment does not contain additional charges beyond the 18 counts the Justice Department unsealed last year.

published on : 25th 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
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