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Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

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Teenaged hacker jailed in China


May 4th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A court in China's Shanghai city has jailed a teenager for two years for hacking two Japanese shopping web sites and stealing over 6,000 pieces of ... Read more...

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Hacker held through photos of girlfriend’s breasts


April 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A hacker has been unmasked after officials managed to trace the GPS data of his house from a photo of his girlfriend's breasts that he had ... Read more...

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Johansson happily in love


April 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has opened up about her new boyfriend, ad director Nate Taylor, and says everything is finally going great.The star went through a ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s vulnerable feelings


March 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson felt vulnerable after her nude photos were leaked online last September.She took the pictures for her then husband Ryan Reynolds and she admits ... Read more...

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Hendricks’s phone hacked


March 6th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks's mobile phone has been hacked and several photos of the "Mad Men" actress have been stolen.The 36-year-old was left furious after discovering a ... Read more...

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Chinese warned against using web in public places


March 1st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) People in Beijing who use Wi-Fi facilities in public places like coffee shops and libraries are being warned to take care of their personal details as ... Read more...

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Kim Dotcom to appeal against judge’s decision


February 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Dotcom, the embattled founder of Megaupload, is confident that all the charges against him will be dropped after the trial. The self-confessed former hacker was speaking ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ aired their 500th Episode


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly successful animated series The Simpsons reached a milestone on Sunday when the 500th episode was aired on FOX. The show has thus become the ... Read more...

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom denied bail


January 25th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has been kept in custody ahead of a possible extradition to the United States. US officials have launched a heavy clamp down on ... Read more...

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Hacker apologises to Johansson


October 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The hacker who stole naked pictures of actress Scarlett Johansson has apologised.Christopher Chaney, 35, who was arrested Wednesday, admitted to stealing pictures from Johansson and ... Read more...

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Pakistani who hacked apex court website tracked


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The hacker who defaced the website of Pakistan's Supreme Court has been tracked, authorities said.The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing traced the hacker, reported ... Read more...

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Hacker puts sex message on British MP’s phone


September 25th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) A hacker penetrated a British woman MP's voicemail and left a sexually offensive message that asked callers whether they had recently indulged in a sex act, ... Read more...

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Actress Scarlett Johansson’s photo hacker identified by the FBI


September 19th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FBI has reportedly identified the leader of the hacking group who hacked the cell phone of actress Scarlett Johansson. The group posted nude images of the ... Read more...

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Julian Assange appears in court


July 13th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court on Tuesday in his bid to prevent extradition to Sweden where he faces sexual offence charges. The former hacker appealed ... Read more...

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Rihanna blasts reports she provoked Chris Brown assault


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has hit back at reports that she provoked singer Chris Brown into hitting her.An infuriated Rihanna lashed out at MTV Canada for ... Read more...

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Chinese hackers who built illegal games arrested


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) At least five hackers who developed tools to break into and modify online computer games have been arrested in China, police said.The hackers offered tools to ... Read more...

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Now, chat with your Facebook friends from your wristwatch!


April 24th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Your wristwatch is no more just a time reminder; you can now update your Facebook pages through it.A Canadian company called inPulse has created a watch that ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Monash Varsity website hacked


April 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 17 (ANI): Victoria's Monash University has reported to "specialist agencies" the hacking of its website home page, which on Saturday displayed the words "Hacked by yaser007" in red above a ... Read more...

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Pakistan president’s website hacking case adjourned


April 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) A court here has adjourned the case of a man who hacked into the Pakistan president's website and uploaded material defaming Asif Ali Zardari.Additional Sessions Judge ... Read more...

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Blogger ‘ready to meet FBI over celebrity nude photo hacker’


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): The Parisian blogger, who is reportedly under the FBI scanner for publishing celebrities' nude photos obtained illegally by a ring of hackers, has agreed to meet and ... Read more...

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Ashton Kutcher’s Twitter account hacked


March 4th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 4 (ANI): Actor Ashton Kutcher's Twitter account was temporarily hacked on Wednesday.According to LA Times, the star was attending the TED Conference in Long Beach when someone intruded ... Read more...

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Upper-casing password can foolproof your e-mail account


February 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Simply upper-casing your password can minimise a hacker's chance of finding out your account. A six-letter password in lower-case text takes a hacker's computer just 10 minutes to ... Read more...

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Chinese hackers steal “confidential information” of five global oil companies: McAfee


February 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A US cyber security firm has alleged that Chinese hackers have targeted at least five global oil companies, but kept the names of the companies secretThe cyber attacks, ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Own Facebook Fan Site Got Hacked


January 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a development that has made headlines and created sensation among the millions of Facebook users, a Facebook Fan site meant for no one other than ... Read more...

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Facebook blames bug for Zuckerberg’s account ‘hacking’


January 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has blamed 'a bug' for an odd posting purporting to come from founder Mark ZuckerbergThe cryptic message was posted to the Facebook fan ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page hacked


January 26th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook had to take down the Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page when it was hacked on Tuesday night.The hacker made sure that everyone knew what was going ... Read more...

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Sarkozy’s Facebook account hacked


January 24th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 24 (IANS) A hacker took over French President Nicolas Sarkozy's Facebook account and issued a fake message that he would not run for re-election in 2012, media reports said ... Read more...

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Cosmetic firm site hacked, thousands of bank data at risk


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Internet hackers may have accessed the bank details of thousands of customers who have traded online to buy cosmetic products, the British firm has said.The cosmetics firm Lush ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Admitted To St. Joseph’s Hospital


January 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Justin Bieber surely did send his fans the ‘Beliebers’ into a tailspin by the news that he was taken to a hospital last night. The Canadian singer was shooting for ... Read more...

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Assange claims he has got secret files on Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, is claiming to have secret documents damaging to media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp empire.Assange told the New Statesman ... Read more...

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Julian Assange is set to fight his extradition to Sweden


January 11th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is back in court in the United Kingdom.The 39-year-old has indicated that he will fight his possible extradition to Sweden where he is ... Read more...

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US man faces 5-yrs jail for reading wife’s emails without permission


December 28th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): A man in the US is facing up to five-years in jail after he read his wife's emails without her permission.Leon Walker, 33, had suspected his wife Clara ... Read more...

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Police probe clears WikiLeaks ‘cablegate’ of breaking Australian criminal laws


December 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 17(ANI): The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has given a clean chit to whistleblower website WikiLeaks, which was under investigation over the leaking of a cache of confidential U.S. diplomatic cables.Attorney ... Read more...

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Attack on Gawker enables spammers to take over Twitter accounts


December 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): An attack by hackers on online gossip site Gawker Media has enabled spammers to take over thousands of Twitter accounts after the users' passwords were stolen.Gawker revealed ... Read more...

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