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Hacking of 130 accounts exposes security chink in Twitter armour

Young hackers interested in original short Twitter handles hacked the accounts for bragging rights and financial incentives, the firm said.

20 Jul 2020 4:57 PM

Hacker must obey USD 1 million confiscation order or spend extra 4 years in prison

The Metropolitan Police said West used phishing emails in attacks on more than 100 companies worldwide.

24 Aug 2019 10:37 AM

Teen-hacker unearths major flaw in school software that exposed 5 million records

Blackboard's software particularly exposed 5 million vulnerable records including student grades, immunisation records and more.

13 Aug 2019 7:49 AM

School going hacker uncovers major fault that exposed 5 million records

Blackboard's software particularly exposed 5 million vulnerable records including student grades.

11 Aug 2019 9:56 AM

20-yr-old ‘wizard’ hacked data of almost entire Bulgaria’s population

In the latest hacking, nearly every working person in Bulgaria was affected.

22 Jul 2019 4:01 PM


Hackers loot millions of Bulgarians' financial data

A person claiming to be a Russian hacker emailed local media on Monday offering access to the stolen data.

17 Jul 2019 12:07 PM

Hacker steals USD 4.2 million crypto coins from Bitrue

The hackers stole 9.3 million XRP and 2.5 million ADA coins in total.

28 Jun 2019 7:51 AM

Android bug allowed hackers to spy on you over five years

Hackers could use WebView, Chromium’s feature to gain user data and gain wider device access.

23 Mar 2019 2:09 PM

German hacker spread anti-Muslim views on Internet

Using the Internet handle “r00taccess”, the student, identified as Johannes S., said “Islam is filth: we don’t live in the 6th century”

13 Jan 2019 11:19 AM

Mystery hacker steals data on 1,000 North Korean defectors in South

The ministry said it discovered last week that the names, birth dates and addresses of 997 defectors had been stolen.

28 Dec 2018 3:48 PM


Hacker hijacks 50,000 printers worldwide urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie

The hacker, who goes by the Twitter handle, TheHackerGiraffe, has claimed responsibility for the attack in a Reddit AMA.

02 Dec 2018 3:10 PM

So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach

The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised.

02 Dec 2018 2:41 PM

Russians impersonating US State Department aide in hacking campaign: Researchers

The operation, which began, suggests Russia is keen to resume an aggressive campaign of attacks on US targets.

18 Nov 2018 11:00 AM

Hacked, scammed and on your own: navigating cryptocurrency 'wild west'

Various estimates show cryptocurrency crime is on the rise, keeping pace with the market’s rapid growth.

18 Oct 2018 4:03 PM

US warns of new hacking spree from group linked to China

The US government warned that a hacking group widely known as cloudhopper has launched attacks on technology service providers.

04 Oct 2018 7:58 AM


180 million+ Windows threats detected in Q2 2018: Quick Heal

Cryptojacking highlighted as one of the most dangerous cyber threats to emerge recently.

20 Sep 2018 2:29 PM

Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

A computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the WannaCry ransomware virus, has been charged by FBI.

07 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

US government charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks

The charges, part of a strategy by the US government to deter future cyberattacks by naming and shaming the alleged perpetrators.

07 Sep 2018 7:40 AM

Ungodly espionage: Russian hackers targeted Orthodox clergy

The Russian hackers have spent years trying to steal the private correspondence of the world’s most senior Christian Orthodox figures.

28 Aug 2018 10:56 AM

Microsoft’s anti-hacking efforts make it an internet cop

Microsoft stands virtually alone among tech companies with an aggressive approach that uses US courts to fight computer fraud and more.

22 Aug 2018 11:20 AM