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Hacked! US teen breaks into CIA director's e-mail account, gets hold of top-secret files

Oct 20, 2015

Hacked! US teen breaks into CIA director's e-mail account, gets hold of top-secret files

A teenaged hacker broke into CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account and swiped sensitive files including a top-secret application for a security clearance, the New York Post reported. #US #CIA #NewsTracker #Hillary Clinton #FBI #Hacker #Palestine #John Brennan #Jeh Johnson #Shareworthy
Nuclear facilities are weak and prone to hacks from terrorists, reveals new report

Oct 12, 2015

Nuclear facilities are weak and prone to hacks from terrorists, reveals new report

Civilian nuclear sites it seems are more prone to hacks from terrorists as facilities become more and more dependent on digital systems and are taking more risks by purchasing cheap software, according to a new Chatham House report. #NewsTracker #hackers #terrorist #nuclear #Report #facility #hacks #chatham house
Increasing connectivity is a mixed blessing: India needs to up its cybersecurity game

Oct 11, 2015

Increasing connectivity is a mixed blessing: India needs to up its cybersecurity game

Especially for a nation like India which is embarking on the #DigitalIndia drive, this brings up an unpleasant situation. In some sense, India has been immune to cyber-attacks because it is not greatly connected – thus a sort of ‘security by obscurity’. But as we move forward to enjoy the undoubted benefits of connectivity – and they are many – we also lay ourselves open to the risks. #India #Internet #CriticalPoint #hackers #Espionage ##CyberSecurity #connectivity #DigitalIndia
Beware! A Nigerian group targeting Indian firms in payment scam

Sep 07, 2015

Beware! A Nigerian group targeting Indian firms in payment scam

According to the security firm, 45 percent of the group’s victims observed are from India. #India #hackers #cyber security #cyber criminals #Enterprises #FireEye #payment scam
Top Islamic State hacker killed in US drone strike in Syria, say reports

Aug 27, 2015

Top Islamic State hacker killed in US drone strike in Syria, say reports

Junaid Hussain, a top Islamic State jihadist recruiter and an expert British hacker, has been killed in a US drone strike in Syria, according to a media report. #NewsTracker #Hacker #Recruiter #british #Gujarat HC #islamic-state #US air strike
Chinese hackers targeting India for data on border disputes, diplomatic matters

Aug 21, 2015

Chinese hackers targeting India for data on border disputes, diplomatic matters

Over the past four years, this threat group has used WATERMAIN to target over 100 victims, approximately 70 percent of which were in India. #India #China #hackers #cyber security #Border disputes #APT #FireEye #WATERMAIN
Cisco warning: Attackers hijacking networking hardware via malicious firmware

Aug 14, 2015

Cisco warning: Attackers hijacking networking hardware via malicious firmware

Cisco has issued a security advisory to warn customers that it has observed a number of cases where attacke are hijacking its networking equipments using malicious firmware. #hackers #iOS #cyber security #Cisco #Networking #malicious firmware
'Man in the Cloud': Hackers can access Dropbox, Google Drive accounts without the user's password

Aug 06, 2015

'Man in the Cloud': Hackers can access Dropbox, Google Drive accounts without the user's password

The attack can quietly coopt common file synchronization services, such as Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive, to turn them into devastating attack tools not easily detected by common security measures. #hackers #Security #Cybercrime #Dropbox #attack #Google Drive #Imperva #Man in the Cloud
5 habits of web application hackers, and what businesses can do

Jul 21, 2015

5 habits of web application hackers, and what businesses can do

Begin with gauging risk level and allot appropriate budget to web application security. #hackers ##CyberSecurity #DDOS #Indusface
Information Security: Chinese firms get serious, hire hackers as cyber gatekeepers

Jun 29, 2015

Information Security: Chinese firms get serious, hire hackers as cyber gatekeepers

Many chose to shift from "black hat" activities to "white hat" ones, using their skills to find network vulnerabilities so that they can be fixed. #China #Hacker #cyber security #cyber gatekeepers