News from other websites on Hackers

Arrests made after eBay's Stubhub suffers cyber-thefts

Jul 24, 2014 at 04:17 | Source: BBC

The US has charged six men in connection with a scam that defrauded eBay's Stubhub of about $1m (£587,000). The charges came after more than 1,600 accounts belonging to the online ticket resale service were broken into and used to make purchase...

Cyber-theft hits eBay's Stubhub

Jul 23, 2014 at 18:57 | Source: BBC

The online ticket resale service Stubhub has revealed that fraudsters broke into the accounts of more than 1,000 of its customers and made purchases without their permission. It is the second breach to have been disclosed by the business's paren...

Google takes on top hacker George Hotz for Project Zero

Jul 18, 2014 at 03:42 | Source: BBC

Google has assembled a team to spot critical bugs and vulnerabilities - and taken on one of the world's most notorious hackers as an intern. George Hotz, 24, is best known for hacking Sony's PlayStation 3 and Apple's iPhone, actions th...

'Be man enough to face sexual assault charges': Aus tells Assange

Jul 17, 2014 at 16:57 | Source: FirstPost

Sydney:WikiLeaks founder JulianAssangeon Thursday reacted angrily after Australia's attorney-general said he should be "man enough" to face Swedish sexual assault allegations.The Australian, who has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in Lon...

Our main competitor is government&#39;s own tax e-filing software: ClearTax co <b>...</b>

Jul 11, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

Delhi-based ClearSharp Technology Pvt Ltd, owner of, an online platform for filing income tax returns in India, is only the second Indian company after InterviewStreet (now HackerRank) to be picked up by Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator ...

Chinese hackers 'broke into US personnel network'

Jul 10, 2014 at 20:57 | Source: BBC

Chinese hackers broke into a US government network in an attempt to gain personal information on thousands of employees, US media report. First reported by the New York Times, the hackers in March allegedly targeted those applying for high-level secu...

Wallet wonder

Jul 07, 2014 at 17:42 | Source: Calcutta Telegraph News

Mobiles are set to be the future of banking, given our busy lives and increasing dependence on technology. India has around 900 million mobile phone subscribers, a rise of over 50 per cent from 2009-10. Further, the availability of Internet-enabled ...

Nest reveals tie-ups with Jawbone, Mercedes and others

Jun 26, 2014 at 03:52 | Source: BBC

Google's Nest division is to allow its smart thermostats and smoke alarms to communicate with third party products. Initial tie-ups include letting Mercedes cars and Jawbone Up wristbands turn the heating on, and allowing Lifx's wi-fi conne...

Inside the toxic world of online fraudsters

Jun 25, 2014 at 11:52 | Source: BBC

We Britons spend £500m a week on the internet but just how safe is our money and what is being done to protect us from the global rise of cybercrime? In my documentary,, I investigate the toxic world of online gangsters. As part of my ...

WC 2014: Hackers take down website of Brazil football federation

Jun 20, 2014 at 12:18 | Source: FirstPost

Teresopolis, Brazil: The Brazil football federation says hackers momentarily took down its website on Thursday. The federation said that although the site was quickly restored, it remained unstable for some time while technicians worked on it.Federat...

Android and Windows to get 'kill switch'

Jun 20, 2014 at 11:32 | Source: BBC

Google and Microsoft will add a kill-switch feature to their Android and Windows phone operating systems. The feature is a method of making a handset completely useless if it is stolen, rendering a theft pointless. Authorities have been urging tech f...

Minnesota introduces kill switch bill for mobile theft

Jun 20, 2014 at 11:32 | Source: BBC

Minnesota has become the first US state to introduce so-called kill switch legislation. It means that all smartphones sold in the state from July 2015 must be fitted with anti-theft software. Such software allows owners to remotely disable and wipe t...

Ikea makes fan site remove adverts in rights row

Jun 16, 2014 at 23:57 | Source: BBC

Swedish giant Ikea has made a fan site featuring ideas for customising the firm's furniture remove all adverts. The founder of said she had been issued with a cease and desist letter in March, in which Ikea had said the site'...

Pune techie murder: How tech is manipulated to incite mobs

Jun 06, 2014 at 15:54 | Source: FirstPost

by Nikhil SubramaniamThe lynching of a young Muslim techie in Pune by a rightwing Hindu mob over morphed Facebook images has shaken the country, and exposed yet again, the danger of how social media and the Internet can be used to sow racial discord ...

Ex-New Zealand minister comes aboard internet entrepreneur's party

May 29, 2014 at 23:15 | Source: FirstPost

Sydney, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Former New Zealand minister Laila Harr was presented Thursday as leader of the Internet Party, founded by millionaire Kim Dotcom.Harr will lead the party in the elections Nov 20, as Dotcom, a German citizen born as Kim Schmi...

China accuses US of internet surveillance on its leaders

May 28, 2014 at 05:52 | Source: BBC

China has accused the US of using internet surveillance to spy on its leaders and key institutions. A report released by a government agency said that China had been a main target for US spies, who had focused on government officials, businesses and ...

eBay faces investigations over massive data breach

May 23, 2014 at 22:32 | Source: BBC

The UK's information commissioner is working with European data authorities with a view to taking action against eBay over its recent data breach. Three US states are also investigating the theft of names, email addresses and other personal data...

Hack attacks battled by net's timekeepers

May 22, 2014 at 22:37 | Source: BBC

A massive worldwide effort is under way to harden the net's clocks against hack attacks. The last few months have seen an explosion in the number of attacks abusing unprotected time servers, said security company Arbor. Unprotected network time ...

How to put cybersecurity defences to the test

May 22, 2014 at 00:02 | Source: BBC

In the second part of this series about ethical hackers, the BBC gets a glimpse of some of the tricks these skilled researchers use to test cyber-defences. There are few jobs in which you can get away with copying techniques and tricks used by crimin...

Heartbleed Bug: How to memorise a new password

May 22, 2014 at 00:02 | Source: BBC

Computer users across the globe are being strongly urged to change all their online passwords because of the Heartbleed Bug. Memory expert Tony Buzan gives tips on how to remember new ones, which should be a long jumble of randomly generated letters ...

video of the day

See 8000 Nifty by Dec, bullish energy, cap goods: Religare

Explore Moneycontrol

Copyright © Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of news articles, photos, videos or any other content in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of is prohibited.