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What to learn from hacks targeting celebrities

February 12, 2021 1:42 pm

Staying safe on the internet isn’t easy in the 21st century. All Internet users run the risk of being hacked, for reasons aplenty. But celebrities’ wealth and prominence, and their large entourages curating their digital presence offer criminals more doors to pry open.

Courses on games like PUBG, Covid-19 data analytics a hit among online learners during lockdown

December 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Across platforms, offbeat courses such as COVID-19, mental health, data analytics, contact tracing remain the most in-demand courses.

Biden chief of staff says hack response will go beyond 'just sanctions'

December 21, 2020 12:44 am

Options being mulled by the Biden administration to punish Moscow over its alleged role include financial penalties and retaliatory hacks on Russian infrastructure, people familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

Three charged with hacking Twitter accounts of Obama, Musk among others

August 01, 2020 11:10 am

They were charged with carrying out the hack, as well as related wire fraud and money laundering crimes, according to a Justice Department statement.

Schools should not use Zoom app for online classes, parents' body writes to UT Adviser

June 19, 2020 11:36 am

The letter also added that though Zoom is an American company, most of its offices and staff are from mainland China and schools should boycott the app.

Portuguese hacker is 'whistleblower' behind Luanda Leaks: Lawyers

January 27, 2020 3:11 pm

The hacker, Rui Pinto, is already well-known for claiming to be behind "Football Leaks" - 70 million documents exposing dealings of several football clubs.

Indian man convicted in Dubai for hacking 15 client websites

April 16, 2019 4:05 pm

According to official records, the defendant, who worked as a computer programmer with the media company, resigned and threatened to hack its client websites after 4,000 dirhams (USD 1,080) was deducted from his salary.

Ultrasound machines vulnerable to hacker tampering: Check Point

March 10, 2019 7:22 pm

According to an industry report, medical imaging machines running outdated software like Windows 2000 can give hackers control of sensitive patient information that can cost hospitals millions of dollars in ransom.

Mumbai: Four held for hacking insurance firm server, obtaining credit card details

November 25, 2018 1:48 am

The fraud came to light after officials at the company discovered that an unidentified employee had hacked into its central server and obtained credit card data of a few of its customers.

Mumbai: 24-year-old held for ‘hacking’ woman’s WhatsApp

November 01, 2018 4:26 am

Diptesh Prakashchand Salecha, a school dropout, was arrested from Jodhpur on Wednesday. He claimed that he learnt hacking on YouTube.