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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Turkish hackers attack Spartak site


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkish hackers have attacked the Spartak Moscow website after the football team beat Turkey's Fenerbahce in the Champions League, the club said Thursday.Spartak beat Fenerbahce ... Read more...

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Only one hacking in last three years: Antony


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's defence establishment has recorded only one breach of security by hackers from outside in the last three years, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Yahoo confirms 400,000 user accounts stolen by hackers


July 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo has confirmed that hackers had stolen around 400,000 account credentials from its computer system.In a statement to technology blog TechCrunch Thursday, Yahoo said that ... Read more...

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Yahoo hackers leak passwords


July 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Yahoo is probing an apparent security breach which has led to over 450,000 email addresses and passwords being leaked online, a media report said Thursday.Hackers belonging ... Read more...

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300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet: FBI


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections July 9 if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer ... Read more...

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Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI


July 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Internet users across the world have been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that if they have the "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus ... Read more...

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Bug causes Twitter outage on Thursday


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter was hit by a bug on Thursday and a major outage happened.The Twitter users felt the aftereffects ... 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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Kim dismisses nude pictures scandal


April 29th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) A representative for Kim Kardashian has dismissed rumours that reality star is embroiled in a nude pictures scandal, insisting the woman in the leaked photos ... Read more...

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Mobile phones hackers’ main target


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Mobile phones will be hackers' main target in the future, according to a network security report.About 7.12 million Internet-capable smartphones were infected with malicious programmes in ... Read more...

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Hackers claim to have defaced 500 Chinese websites


April 6th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have defaced around 500 websites in China to protest against the Chinese government's strict control of its citizens, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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Hackers leak Czech PM’s private data


April 4th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hackers posted on the internet the private data of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, including the numbers of his three mobile telephones, after a series ... Read more...

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Rochelle Wiseman’s Twitter page hacked


March 18th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) British pop star Rochelle Wiseman was left fuming after hackers targeted her Twitter page.The 22-year-old discovered an imposter had posted a bizarre picture on her page ... Read more...

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Porn website hacked, 72,000 usernames stolen


March 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A pornographic website -- reportedly one of the world's top five -- was hacked and passwords of 72,000 users and credit card details of 40,000 others ... Read more...

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Spies create top NATO commander’s fake Facebook profile


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) NATO's top commander has been embroiled in a major security alert after a fake Facebook account was opened under his name by "Chinese spies".Senior British ... 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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Students hack school website to skip class


February 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) A group of students hacked their school website so their parents could not find out a message assuring parents that it will remain open despite snowfall.The ... Read more...

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Five Bangladeshi government websites hacked


February 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) A group of hackers, claiming to be Indians, attacked the websites of five ministries in Bangladesh as well as that of a trade organisation, a media ... Read more...

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CIA website hacked


February 11th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous Friday night took down the website of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), media reports said Saturday.Citing online publication PC Magazine, RIA Novosti said ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s email hacked


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) Unknown persons have hacked into the email account of a Goa Congress leader Vijay Sardesai, who is seeking to contest the hotly contested assembly seat of ... Read more...

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Hackers attack US government websites over Megaupload raids


January 20th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The US government and entertainment industry websites have been crippled after the "hacktivist" group Anonymous launched a series of cyber attacks in retaliation for the closure ... Read more...

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Israeli credit card data hacked


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suspected Saudi hackers have broken into credit card data of at least 400,000 Israelis, credit companies in the country said Tuesday.The companies concerned said ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s free iPad contest is a hoax


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans who flooded the official Facebook page of pop singer Lady Gaga were disappointed when they learnt later that the account had been hacked. In a ... Read more...

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Congress website hacked, restored


December 9th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hackers broke into the website of the Congress party Friday - on a day Congress workers organised functions to celebrate the birthday of ... Read more...

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Finland’s largest ever data leak uncovered


November 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 8 (IANS) A data leak has been uncovered in Finland, in which personal details of around 16,000 people were uploaded onto a file-sharing website, according to Finnish media ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson defends her nude pictures


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trial of the alleged ringleader behind the group which leaked private photos of several celebrities has started. Christopher Chaney of Jacksonville, Fla. has been handed ... Read more...

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Facebook stops 600,000 hacking attempts daily


October 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook has said it prevents at least 600,000 attempts every day by hackers trying to break into user accounts, using stolen usernames ... Read more...

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`Sesame Street’ channel cleansed of porn put by hackers


October 18th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) The "Sesame Street" channel on YouTube slowly got back to normal Monday morning after hackers put porn videos in place of kiddies' beloved Muppets."We apologise for ... Read more...

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Hackers fake Nobel literature prize win for author


October 7th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) Serbian media were bombarded Thursday with a statement that the country's prominent writer Dobrica Cosic had been awarded 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature.The e-mail message was ... 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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Hackers target Mexican government websites


September 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A group of hackers launched a massive attack on the web pages of several Mexican government agencies in order to block user access, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Hackers could make your car unsafe, McAfee warns


September 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hackers could shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee.It warns that greater reliance on computers ... Read more...

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Julianne Hough’s phone hacked


August 31st, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Julianne Hough is the latest victim of phone hacking. Hundreds of voicemail messages and other confidential details on her mobile phone handset have been accessed. ... Read more...

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Rapper Kreayshawn’s Twitter account hacked


August 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kreayshawn woke up on Monday to realize that her Twitter account has been hacked. Writing on her blog shortly after realizing what had happened, Kreayshawn ... Read more...

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