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BITCOIN May Have Been Hacked by Now, Hints Wikileaks

Italian spying software vendor Hacking Team may have been hacked as more than 400-GB files, including those tracking the Bitcoin data mine, have been made public in Wikileaks. Tech magazine Ars Technica said about 400GB of files have been released as part of a massive hackon Hacking Team software Money Module that targets cryptocurrency wallets and files. The Money Module ...

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Hackers Group Anonymous India Attack Telecom Regulator ‘TRAI’ Website Ahead of Net Neutrality Move

On a day when the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was to release one million email addresses from which they received responses on the net neutrality debate, Anonymous India (AnonOpsIndia) claimed to have hacked the website on Monday, though it was denied by the regulator. The site was also up after sometime. The proof that it was hacked was ...

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Lenovo Hacked by Lizard squad; Superfish Row Behind Attack?

Chinese computer major Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, two days after the US government advised consumers to remove “Superfish” that came pre-installed on its laptops. Hacking group Lizard Squad, that had earlier taken down Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox, has claimed credit for the attacks on its Twitter account. Lenovo confirmed the attack saying the ...

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‘Newsweek’ Twitter Account Hacked by ISIS Cybercaliphate to send threats to Michelle Obama

‘Newsweek’ magazine’s Twitter account has been compromised briefly but recovered according to its editor-in-chief Jim Impoco. It was earlier reported that the Twitter account for Newsweek had been hacked by ISIS supporters, apparently sending a threat to Michelle Obama. They had replaced the banner of Newsweek with their own called CyberCaliphate, and sent a tweet that read: “Bloody Valentine’s Day ...

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Sony Pictures hacked by cyber attackers?

Sony Pictures Entertainment has become the victim of a large-scale cyber attack. According to a source, the motion picture giant’s computer systems were shut down by a cyber intrusion Monday, reports variety.com. A picture of a skeleton with message from the hackers saying “Hacked by #GOP” threatened to release the company’s “top secrets”. A spokesperson for the corporation said of ...

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One in 6 smartphones hacked by cyber attackers: Study

One in six smartphones in the world have faced cyber attacks by hackers, reveals a new study. About 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software, it noted. Experion, a global information services firm, said the cyber attacks range from phishing emails to session ...

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FaceBook admits of ‘sophisticated’ hacking attack, claims data not compromised

Facebook’s security discovered that its systems had been targeted last month in a sophisticated attack on its employee’s laptop but claimed that its users’ data was not compromised. The attack “occurred when a handful of employees visited a mobile developer website that was compromised. The compromised website hosted an exploit which then allowed malware to be installed on these employee laptops. ...

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