Hacking

2015 Anthem breach: US indicts Chinese national on hacking charges

Washington: A Chinese national was indicted on Thursday on computer hacking charges related to a campaign to breach large businesses…

India saw 120 crore account hacking attempts in 2018

NEW DELHI: With over 120 crore account takeover attacks in 2018, India came only second to the US among top…

Ransomware ‘hero’ pleads guilty to US hacking charges

London: A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused…

Networked freezers at stores, workplaces at hacking risk: Report

San Francisco: Using default passwords on internet-enabled temperature control systems has exposed freezers at grocery stores, hospitals, and pharmaceutical firms…

ECI will never go back to era of ballot papers: Sunil Arora on EVM hacking row

Chief Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora on Thursday said that the election body is not going back to “the…

Millions of Fortnite players vulnerable to hacking: Researchers

New Delhi: Nearly 80 million players of the popular online battle game Fortnite are at increased hacking risk, said researchers…

Hacking into WhatsApp, iMessage can make you a millionaire, here’s how

Ever thought that hacking into someone’s WhatsApp or iMessage data could make you a millionaire? Yes, there is a company…

5 countries join US in blaming China for APT10 hacking spree

San Francisco: Five countries - Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the UK - have joined the US in accusing…

Kerala-based security engineer spots bug in Microsoft Office 365, Outlook

New Delhi: A Kerala-based application security engineer has won bug bounty from Microsoft for discovering a series of vulnerabilities that…

New Pentagon weapons systems easily hacked: report

Washington: New US weapons systems being developed by the US Department of Defense can be easily be hacked by adversaries,…

Up to 50 mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

San Francisco: Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers, dealing a blow to…

China is spying on you through WhatsApp, warns Indian Army

NEW DELHI: Indian Army on Sunday shares a video on Twitter accusing Chinese hackers of targeting users in India via…

With just 13k limit, man hacks his way to Rs 9.1 cr spending on SBI credit card

New Delhi: A Mumbai-resident allegedly spent $1.41 million (Rs 91 million) on British e-commerce websites using a foreign travel card…

Eight arrested for hacking mangroves near creek in Thane

Thane: The Thane city police today arrested eight people for allegedly destroying mangroves along the Kolshet creek. Police said that…

Wi-Fi service suspended near EVMs after hacking complaints in Surat

Surat: After Congress candidate, Ashok Jariwala, made complaints of possible EVM hacking, the Wi-Fi service at a college in Surat…

Hack-proof technology: High-speed quantum encryption comes closer to reality

Washington D.C.: While the recent advances in quantum computers may soon give hackers access to machines powerful enough to crack…