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HBO says data hacked, media says 'Game of Thrones' script stolen

HBO, a unit of Time-Warner Inc, declined to comment on the specific programming stolen in the hack.

01 Aug 2017 8:21 AM

Authorities warn virtual kidnappings are on the rise

Los Angeles police alone have received more than 250 reports of virtual kidnapping crimes in the past two years.

26 Jul 2017 10:37 AM

Beware! Your naughty history could be leaked from porn websites

Adult entertainment websites in the UK are presently told to introduce age verification checks.

21 Jul 2017 4:07 PM

Beware: Hoverboards in the list of targets for hackers

IOActive published its research on the vulnerabilities of the app only recently with Segway yet to respond to the matter.

20 Jul 2017 12:48 PM

Ashley Madison parent in $11.2 million settlement over data breach

Ashley Madison marketed itself as a means to help people, primarily men, cheat on their spouses.

17 Jul 2017 12:16 PM


U.N. survey finds cybersecurity gaps everywhere except Singapore

Singapore has a near-perfect approach to cybersecurity, but many other rich countries have holes in their defenses.

06 Jul 2017 9:14 AM

Cashless economy gives rise to the need of improved cybersecurity: Kaspersky

The demonetisation led to the increased numbers of paperless transactions in the country, which also opened more opportunities attackers.

04 Jul 2017 10:49 AM

Global cyber attack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

Although the attack was global in its reach, Ukraine bore the brunt.

30 Jun 2017 4:18 PM

Explained: What is ransomware?

The software usually is hidden within links or attachments in emails.

28 Jun 2017 8:34 AM

Cyber firms warn of malware that could cause power outages

Two cyber security firms have uncovered malicious software that they believe caused a December 2016 Ukraine power outage.

13 Jun 2017 10:05 AM


North Korea, cyberattacks and 'Lazarus': What we really know

With the dust now settling after “WannaCry”, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out.

04 Jun 2017 12:13 PM

A service that sells stolen NSA tools

A group of hackers plan on selling a cache of stolen National Security Agency exploits.

31 May 2017 2:37 PM

Twitter had a bug, allowed hackers to tweet from any account

Anyone with know-how on the vulnerability could tweet from any account.

24 May 2017 11:34 AM

Overarching security crucial against ransomware attack: Mojo

Organisations around the world have spent weekend trying to recover after being hit by a virus that seeks to seize control of computers

19 May 2017 9:23 PM

Ransomware: India least prepared due to low awareness level

Both the central and state governments have advised individuals as well as organisations to apply patches to their Windows OS

17 May 2017 9:37 PM


Another data hack, over 560 million passwords dumped online

The database has over 75GB in size and contains data structured in readable format

17 May 2017 9:34 PM

48K ransomware attack attempts seen in India: Quick Heal Tech

The Pune-based company said 60 per cent of the attempts by the malicious WannaCry ransomware were targeted at enterprises

16 May 2017 9:58 PM

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

European policing and security agencies said the fallout from a ransomware attack could deepen as people return for another work week.

15 May 2017 8:05 AM

Pakistani hacker group defaces Indian websites

Pakistani hacker group — that goes by the name of ‘Pakistan Haxor Crew’ — has hacked 10 different official Indian universities websites.

27 Apr 2017 5:10 PM

Pro-Pak group hacks Delhi University, AMU, IIT-Delhi websites

The hacker group said, “Nothing deleted or stolen. Just here to deliver my message to Indians.”

26 Apr 2017 2:46 AM