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Canada, China quietly hold top-level meeting on strained ties

Sep 03, 2014 at 04:15 | Source: FirstPost

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Senior officials from Canada and China met quietly in Ottawa last week to discuss relations that have deteriorated so badly that they could threaten Prime Minister Stephen Harper's planned visit to China in November.Canada sees Chi...

Apple confirms accounts compromised but denies security breach

Sep 03, 2014 at 02:52 | Source: BBC

Apple has confirmed that some celebrities' iCloud accounts were broken into, but says it has found no evidence that this was caused by a breach of its security systems. Instead, the firm suggests perpetrators carried out their thefts by deducing...

A cloud of uncertainty

Sep 03, 2014 at 02:52 | Source: BBC

Two days after stolen celebrity photos started leaking onto the 4Chan website, one thing is clear. And that is that virtually nothing is clear. Despite all the speculation about Apple's iCloud or other cloud services being hacked, there is still...

Celebrity hacks: How to protect yourself in the cloud

Sep 03, 2014 at 02:52 | Source: BBC

The release of hundreds of intimate images of celebrities has raised questions about the security of the online services used to share many of the snaps. It has also got many people wondering how they can avoid becoming a victim in a similar way. Wha...

Are viewers the 'abusers' in celeb photo leak?

Sep 03, 2014 at 02:52 | Source: BBC

As word spread on Sunday evening that hundreds of candid nude photographs of celebrities like Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence were being posted to internet forums, discussion quickly turned to who was responsible. The hackers, clearly, had committed...

Kirsten Dunst criticises Apple for leaked nude photos

Sep 02, 2014 at 20:36 | Source: FirstPost

Los Angeles: Actress Kirsten Dunst has hit out at Apple after nude images of her were allegedly leaked online.The 32-year-old took to Twitter to criticise the American multinational corporation after it emerged that a flaw in its iCloud service may h...

FBI begins probe into leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, other celebs

Sep 02, 2014 at 18:55 | Source: FirstPost

Los Angeles: The FBI said it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.The agency did not say Monday what...

Tech Language: Python is still greek to India s top IT firms

Sep 02, 2014 at 02:51 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Recently, one of India's top software companies was faced with quandary. It had won a $200 million (Rs 1,200 crore) contract to develop an app store for a large US bank, but did not have adequate numbers of programmers who could write code...

FBI probe JP Morgan 'cyber-attack'

Aug 28, 2014 at 20:26 | Source: BBC

The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks. The reports suggest between two and five banks have been targeted, including Wall Street giant JP Morgan Chase. JP Morgan Chase declined to com...

Most simple explanation of cloud computing from Google

Aug 28, 2014 at 14:26 | Source: Economic Times

By Julie Bort Google employs 450 full-time engineers to stop hackers and other snoopers from breaking into its data centers and cloud services. And today, Google published a report card of sorts on how well they are doing in those matters. The new re...

Facebook awards $50,000 'Internet Defense Prize'

Aug 21, 2014 at 11:00 | Source: Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications. Johannes Dahse and Thorsten Holz from Ruhr-Universitat Bo...

Facepalm! There's nothing to be happy about Happy New Year trailer

Aug 18, 2014 at 17:47 | Source: FirstPost

If the opening shot of the trailer of Happy New Year tricks you into believing that Sanjay Leela Bhansali might have ghost directed Farah Khan's Happy New Year, he hasn't. However, it is the only happy piece of news as far as the film and its trailer...

Facepalm! There's nothing happy about the Happy New Year trailer

Aug 18, 2014 at 17:47 | Source: FirstPost

If the opening shot of the trailer of Happy New Year tricks you into believing that Sanjay Leela Bhansali might have ghost directed Farah Khan's Happy New Year, he hasn't. However, it is the only happy piece of news as far as the film and its trailer...

Indian hacker group defaces Pakistani railway website

Aug 18, 2014 at 04:17 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: An Indian hacker group hacked and defaced the official Pakistan railways website on Friday, Pakistani newspaper The News International has reported. According to the newspaper, the group, that calls itself "Black Dragon Indian Hacker Onli...

Missouri takes control of security away from Ferguson police

Aug 15, 2014 at 05:45 | Source: FirstPost

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor moved on Thursday to calm days of racially charged protests over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, naming an African-American captain of the Highway Patrol to oversee security in the St. Lo...

Missouri Highway Patrol will take over policing in Ferguson

Aug 15, 2014 at 03:30 | Source: FirstPost

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon on Thursday named an African-American state Highway Patrol captain to oversee security in Ferguson, after scathing criticism of the local police department's handling of protests over an officer's ...

Check out the poster of SRK starrer Happy New Year

Aug 14, 2014 at 23:30 | Source: FirstPost

The motion poster of the film Happy New Year has been released. The poster was first posted on Twitter by the film's lead actor Shah Rukh Khan who has curiously changed his display name to 'Charlie' keeping with the promotional strategy of Happy New ...

Hackers break into Russian PM's account, take digs at 'Vova' Putin

Aug 14, 2014 at 13:41 | Source: FirstPost

Moscow: Hackers broke into Russian Prime Minister Medvedev's Twitter account on Thursday, tweeting his resignation and criticising President Vladimir Putin."I'm resigning. I'm ashamed of the government's actions. Forgive me," said Medvedev'...

John McAfee speaks at hacker conference, unveils complaint website

Aug 09, 2014 at 11:45 | Source: Economic Times

LAS VEGAS: John McAfee, the flamboyant anti-virus software industry pioneer, made a surprise appearance at a computer hackers' conference on Friday evening, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger. The one-ti...

Over 1.5 billion e-governance transactions completed between Jan-July 2014

Aug 08, 2014 at 19:56 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: With increasing Internet usage in the country, number of transactions under various e-governance projects has grown significantly and over 1.5 billion such transactions were conducted between January and July this year, Parliament was info...

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