Tag: Hackers

WhatsApp's cloned app spying on Indians via recording video, audio
WhatsApp's cloned app spying on Indians via recording video, audio

"These statistics confirm the assumption that the 'Mozi' botnet is on autopilot, running without human supervision since its reputed author was arrested in 2021," said the report.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Crypto losses reach $428 mn in Q3 globally, hacks top concern
Crypto losses reach $428 mn in Q3 globally, hacks top concern

The researchers saw a loss of $399 millions to hacks across 30 specific incidents, and a loss of $29 million to fraud across nine specific incidents

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales
Hackers Hit Over 4K e-Commerce Portals During Festive Sales

The majority of the online shops used for skimming identified by the NCSC had been compromised via a known vulnerability in Magento, a popular e-commerce platform.

  • Monday, 22 November 2021
Hackers target website of Odisha Revenue Department

Bhubaneswar: As many as three sensitive external links on the website of Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Odisha government were hacked by unidentified hackers today. According to sources, extremely important links on the page of Revenue department’s portal including SRC (Special Relief Commissioner), OSDMA (Odisha State Disaster Management Authority) and e-Despatch (Electronic Despatch) […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
hackers threatens to leak data
Hackers threaten to reveal 'secret' data linked to 9/11 attacks

San Francisco: A hacker group has threatened to reveal “secret” data related to September 11 attacks in the US after claiming to have got access to a large cache of confidential files. In its announcement published on Pastebin, the group known as The Dark Overlord pointed to several different insurers and legal firms, claiming specifically […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Twitter warns 'unusual activity' from hackers in China, Saudi Arabia

San Francisco: Twitter has warned of “unusual activity” from state-sponsored actors based in China and Saudi Arabia after it found a bug that could have revealed the country code of users’ phone numbers or if their account was locked. The revelation led to Twitter stock dropping nearly 7 per cent on Monday. In a statement, […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Hackers bleeding large Indian firms by $10 mn each year, says Microsoft

New Delhi: A large-sized enterprise in India loses an average of $10.3 million owing to cyber attacks and a mid-sized organisation an average of $11,000 annually, a Microsoft-led study said on Wednesday. Cyber security attacks have also resulted in job losses across different functions in more than three in five (64 per cent) organisations that […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Hackers tried to steal customer information: Dell

San Francisco: Global computer maker Dell Technologies has admitted that hackers may have tried to break into its customers’ accounts as it detected “unauthorised activity” on its network this month. The company has also hired a digital forensics firm to conduct an independent investigation and engaged law enforcement. No Dell products or services were affected, […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Facebook expands security tools to protect elections globally

San Francisco: In order to further secure candidates and campaign staff vulnerable to hackers and nation-state actors during the elections, Facebook has introduced additional tools to protect political campaigns in the US and around the world. The social media giant has launched a pilot programme to expand its existing protections for users associated with US […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hackers siphon Rs 94 crore from Pune's Cosmos Bank via ATMs in 28 countries

Pune: The banking sector was rattled again when hackers siphoned off a whopping Rs 94.42 crore from the Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd – the second oldest and second biggest cooperative bank in India – to foreign and domestic bank accounts, officials said on Tuesday. Shockingly, the Cosmos Bank admitted that it was “cyber-attacked twice, first […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Hackers break into Nintendo's Switch to run pirated games

London: Hackers have broken into Japanese video gaming giant Nintendo’s Switch, allowing them to run pirated games and custom homebrew apps on the gaming console. According to Eurogamer, two similar unpatchable exploits have been released by hackers following a complete dump of the gaming console’s boot ROM. The exploits are in Nvidia’s “Tegra X1” chip […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Supreme Court Website Hacked?

  The Supreme Court website crashed on Thursday amid reports that some Brazilian hackers may have targeted it. “Site under maintenance,” read the message on the landing page of supremecourtofindia.nic.in. “This site can’t be reached,” said another message on the page of the website maintained by the government-run National Informatics Centre (NIC) that creates e-governance […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'Annoyed' hackers dumped 3.3TB Vevo celebrity data on web, removed later

San Francisco: Hackers first broke into the multinational video hosting service Vevo and then contacted a Vevo representative with news of the compromise. Irritated by his response, they dumped 3.2TB of data on their website that included Vevo’s private dossiers on 90 artists, including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, One Direction and U2. According to a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ukrainian hackers used quizzes to leak over 60K Facebook users' data

San Francisco: Ukrainian men used online quizzes to lure more than 60,000 Facebook users into installing malicious browser extensions that leaked their profile data and friends lists to offshore servers, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the company. Andrey Gorbachov and Gleb Sluchevsky allegedly used the browser extensions to overlay their own advertisements onto […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Dark Web exposes computer-server data transfer to hackers

New York: Cyber criminals now have access to the most-secured data files used to facilitate confidential communication between organisations’ servers and clients’ computers on the Dark Web, say researchers. According to the team from Georgia State University and the University of Surrey, a thriving marketplace for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021