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Icelandic hacker says guilty of stealing money from Wikileaks

Nov 27, 2014 at 04:15 | Source: FirstPost

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - An Icelandic computer hacker and former associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange unexpectedly pleaded guilty on Wednesday to embezzling 30 million Icelandic crowns ($240,000) from the organisation.Sigurdur Thordarsson's cou...

Six more Goa government websites hacked

Nov 19, 2014 at 04:45 | Source: FirstPost

Panaji, Nov 18 (IANS) Six more Goa government websites were hacked Tuesday using a Palestine-based server, police said. The governor's website was hacked by Pakistan-based techies three weeks back.The websites of the Chief Electoral Officer and depar... Reopens Without Glitches

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Nawaz Sharif as Shrek: Pak hackers deface nation's Foreign Min site

Nov 12, 2014 at 15:35 | Source: FirstPost

A day after we discovered a hilarious video by a Pakistani user which shows Ajit Doval as a mastermind of evil who has but one mission in mind: unleashing nuclear holocaust in South Asia, Pakistan hackers has now defaced their own foreign ministry we...

Tweeted, then deleted: Shivraj Chouhan left red-faced as tweet takes dig at Modi

Nov 12, 2014 at 15:33 | Source: FirstPost

In a major social media faux pas, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan found himself in a fix over a tweet from his account taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and new Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu.Shivraj Chouhan, known t...

DarkHotel hackers targets company bosses in hotel rooms

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

Companies are being warned about ongoing hack attacks that target hi-tech entrepreneurs and other corporate executives in their hotel rooms. The campaign has been dubbed DarkHotel and is believed to single out specific senior staff when they log in t...

Exposing the hidden history of computer hacking

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

In 1998, Chris Wysopal and friends discovered a way to shut down the internet. With just 30 minutes of work they believed they could do enough damage to stop the world wide network operating for a couple of days. They told people about what they foun...

Cyber-heists: Organised crime's credit card theft rampage

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

It takes a surprising amount of planning and co-ordination to pull off a major hi-tech heist. In the old days, someone stealing a credit card - a pickpocket, say, would have just enough time before the card was cancelled to be able to buy a few high ...

Phishing is successful 45 percent of the time, says Google study

Nov 10, 2014 at 17:14 | Source: FirstPost

Los Angeles: Certain websites included in phishing emails successfully lure users up to 45 percent of the time, according to a new Google study.Researchers at Google and the University of California, San Diego found that emails that try to trick user...

Apple malware affects mostly Chinese users

Nov 06, 2014 at 22:02 | Source: BBC

New malware targeting Apple products is mostly affecting Chinese users, warned an online security researcher. US-based Palo Alto Networks said WireLurker which is infecting Apple's desktop and mobile operating systems appears to have originated ...

Pirate Bay co-founder 'TiAMO' arrested in Thailand

Nov 05, 2014 at 03:48 | Source: BBC

A co-founder of Swedish file-sharing website Pirate Bay has been arrested while trying to cross into Thailand from Laos, local police say. Hans Fredrik Lennart Neij, known to hackers as TiAMO, was detained in the north-eastern Thai town of Nong Khai....

JP Morgan Found Hackers Through Breach of Road-Race Website

Nov 01, 2014 at 18:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Hackers initially broke into the website of the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge before finding their way into the bank's website, people briefed on the investigation into the cyberattack say. European Pressphoto Agency. By. Danny Yadron...

Russia Link Said Suspected in White House Computer Attack

Oct 30, 2014 at 06:01 | Source: Bloomberg

U.S. cybersecurity specialists suspect that Russian government or criminal hackers were responsible for an attack on an unclassified White House computer system, according to two American officials. It's not clear whether the attack was carri...

CurrentC, an Apple Pay Rival, Gets Hit by Hackers

Oct 30, 2014 at 02:00 | Source: Bloomberg

CurrentC, the retailer-backed mobile-payment system touted as an alternative to Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s platform, was hacked during a test of the technology, resulting in some e-mail addresses being stolen. Unauthorized parties gathered the addre...

CurrentC, Retailers' Trial Payment System to Rival Apple Pay, Is Hacked

Oct 30, 2014 at 00:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

A retailers-backed rival to Apple Inc. 's new payment system said hackers stole the email addresses of some people participating in the consortium's pilot project. The Merchant Customer Exchange said the intrusion by unauthorized thir...

CurrenC's Data Breach Adds to Awful Week for Apple Pay Rival

Oct 30, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: Business Week

The launch of Apple Pay had already turned into mess for CurrentC, a rival payment network backed by Walmart and other retailers—and that was before hackers gained access to the e-mail addresses CurrentC's pilot users. Linda Walsh, a spokes...

White House computer networks breached by hackers, says report

Oct 29, 2014 at 18:50 | Source: FirstPost

Washington: Unclassified White House computer networks were breached by hackers recently, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services with the Russian government thought to be behind the intrusion, according to a media report.In the course of...

Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' is an epic fail as a heist film: Here's why

Oct 28, 2014 at 07:37 | Source: FirstPost

After the debacle of Tees Maar Khan, Happy New Year is director Farah Khans love letter to her hero and good luck charm, Shah Rukh Khan. This wouldn't be a problem if Farah didn't seem to be trying too hard to over-deliver with her latest release. An...

Happy New Year is an epic fail as a heist film, here's why

Oct 27, 2014 at 11:19 | Source: FirstPost

By Nandan KiniAfter the debacle of Tees Maar Khan,Happy New Year is director Farah Khans love letter to her hero and good luck charm, Shah Rukh Khan. This wouldn't be a problem if Farah didn't seem to be trying too hard to over-deliver with her lates...

Happy New Year review: This SRK starrer is Oceans 11 re-written by baboons

Oct 26, 2014 at 19:46 | Source: FirstPost

Masala entertainment movie making lesson number 1: if you cast Shah Rukh Khan in your movie, it will eventually make money, no matter how stupid, tiresome and humorless it is. Case number 157: Happy New Year, aka the new Farah Khan Vanity Project for...

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