No user data lost in Yahoo server hack
Oct 22, 2014 at 02:22 | Source:
Yahoo has said no user data was lost when hackers breached its servers. The web firm was alerted to the breach by security experts seeking computers vulnerable to the recently discovered Shellshock bug. Shellshock is a flaw found in many widely used ...
Hong Kong protests: Activists share secrets at Oslo Freedom Forum
Oct 21, 2014 at 23:42 | Source:
Where might you find a North Korean defector, a self-confessed Serbian troublemaker, a Tiananmen Square protester and members of punk group Pussy Riot in the same room? While Hong Kong's students continue their protests and stumbling negotiation...
Happy New Year dialogue promos: SRK goes retro, Deepika's Marathi girl act
Oct 20, 2014 at 10:30 | Source:
The latest dialogue promo of Happy New Year featuring Shah Rukh Khan is testimony that Farah Khan does indeed love the 1970s. Either that or she's desperately hoping that whatever worked for Om Shanti Om, which was partially based in that era, will w...
Exclusive: NSA reviewing deal between official, ex-spy agency head
Oct 18, 2014 at 05:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency has launched an internal review of a senior officials part-time work for a private venture started by former NSA director Keith Alexander that raises questions over the blurring of lines betwee...
Keep dreaming about Kashmir, Bilawal: 'Indian' hacks Pak railways website
Oct 09, 2014 at 12:50 | Source:
As the stand off between India and Pakistan on the LoC worsened, war opened on a new front: Social media. While#CowardModi trended on Twitter in Pakistan, a hacker claiming to be Indian, took down the Pakistan Railways website and threatened to "...
Unix bug 'Shellshock' leaves software experts, industry shocked
Sep 30, 2014 at 03:25 | Source:
Sneha Jha and Varun Aggarwal MUMBAI/BANGALORE: A new software security threat is giving sleepless nights to India's information guardians and has prompted companies such as ITC and Future Group to take swift action to protect their systems. The Bash ...
Pension reform: Ten hidden consequences
Sep 29, 2014 at 02:42 | Source:
A huge change in the way people fund their retirement is expected following the chancellor's pension revolution . Under the proposals, from next year millions of people reaching retirement age will be able to spend their pension pot in any way t...
Government's secure email service to cover 5 million officials by Mar 2015
Sep 28, 2014 at 12:36 | Source:
NEW DELHI: By the end of the current fiscal, five million officials will be using government's secure email, which seeks to ban use of popular email services like Gmail and Yahoo! in official communication to safeguard critical and sensitive governme...
Cuba sentences Canadian CEO to 15 years on financial charges
Sep 28, 2014 at 09:15 | Source:
HAVANA (Reuters) - A Cuban court has sentenced Canadian executive Cy Tokmakjian to 15 years in prison for bribery and other economic charges in a case his company and Western diplomats have called a chilling development for potential foreign investor...
Apple says 'Shellshock' no risk to vast majority of Mac users
Sep 26, 2014 at 21:31 | Source:
BOSTON: Apple Inc said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified " Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affect operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of OS X user...
Some nude photo hackers could be US-based: Investigators
Sep 25, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
NEW YORK: Investigators looking into the naked photos hacked from celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Amber Heard believe some of those responsible for the leak could be based in the US. Two topless images of Rihanna appeared online via...
Tom Hiddlestone backs Emma Watson's gender equality campaign
Sep 25, 2014 at 11:57 | Source:
London: Describing Emma Watson as 'impeccable and extraordinary', actor Tom Hiddlestone backed the 'Harry Potter' star's gender equality campaign.The 'Loki' actor posted a picture of support for Watson's #HeForShe campaign on Twitter, reported Digita...
Celebrity nude pics: Some hackers could be US-based, says investigators
Sep 25, 2014 at 08:11 | Source:
New York: Investigators looking into the naked photos hacked from celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Amber Heard believe some of those responsible for the leak could be based in the US.Two topless images of Rihanna appeared online via ...
How to protect yourself from data breaches
Sep 20, 2014 at 11:31 | Source:
NEW YORK: Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. Home Depot said on Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals b...
Apple locks itself out of devices with passwords
Sep 19, 2014 at 11:16 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the de...
US military contractors 'hit by Chinese hackers'
Sep 18, 2014 at 23:07 | Source:
Hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into the computers of airlines and military contractors over 20 times in a single year, according to the US Senate. The attacks were allegedly targeted at systems that move troops and equipment. Th...
Canon printer hacked to run Doom video game
Sep 16, 2014 at 00:02 | Source:
A wireless Canon Pixma printer has been hacked to run classic video game Doom. The hack was carried out by security researcher Michael Jordon, and it took four months to get the game running on the hardware. He said he had undertaken the project to d...