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'Ghost' hacker takes IS Twitter accounts by storm, floods them with porn and pro-gay messages
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'Ghost' hacker takes IS Twitter accounts by storm, floods them with porn and pro-gay messages

Wachula Ghost, a hacker, has been haunting the twitter accounts of IS supporters, replacing the terror and hate messages with pornographic content.

Savetheinternet.in responds to TRAI's free data consultation paper with a new hacktivism campaign
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Savetheinternet.in responds to TRAI's free data consultation paper with a new hacktivism campaign

Savetheinternet.in is back with a hacktivism campaign, that responds to TRAI's pre-consultation paper on a neutral free internet platform.

'Indian sites prone to cyber-attacks by Pakistan during key events':  CIA-backed company
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'Indian sites prone to cyber-attacks by Pakistan during key events': CIA-backed company

India-Pakistan rivalry has spilled over into cyberspace through hacktivism and even "state-sponsored" attacks with popular Indian websites more prone to such strikes during high-profile events like cricket matches and Independence Day, a CIA-backed threat intelligence company has said.

Website of Tibet's government-in-exile hacked
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Website of Tibet's government-in-exile hacked

Security researchers say the website of Tibet's government-in-exile has been rigged to infect the computers of Chinese-speaking visitors, the latest in a series of cyberattacks against Tibetan activists.

Website of Tibet's government-in-exile hacked
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Website of Tibet's government-in-exile hacked

Security researchers say the website of Tibet's government-in-exile has been rigged to infect the computers of Chinese-speaking visitors, the latest in a series of cyberattacks against Tibetan activists.

Twitter suspends Anonymous' account, reinstates it hours later
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Twitter suspends Anonymous' account, reinstates it hours later

YourAnonNews, one of the biggest accounts of the hacker group Anonymous, was suspended by Twitter and brought back to life within a matter of a few hours

Anonymous hacks and defaces Kapil Sibal's website
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Anonymous hacks and defaces Kapil Sibal's website

Union Minister for Communication, Information and Technology, Kapil Sibal’s website was hacked by hacktivist group Anonymous’ Indian arm today.

McAfee Threats Report Shows Global Expansion Of Cybercrime
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McAfee Threats Report Shows Global Expansion Of Cybercrime

Report explores evolution of ransomware, shows malware topping 100 million samples and finds database breaches at all-time high.

A leader of hacker group Anonymous arrested in Texas
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A leader of hacker group Anonymous arrested in Texas

A self-professed leader of the computer hacker group Anonymous was arrested by authorities in Dallas...

McAfee Threats Report Q2 2012: Malware spread fastest in last 4 years
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McAfee Threats Report Q2 2012: Malware spread fastest in last 4 years

The McAfee Security Threats report reveals that the spread of malware has been at its fastest in the last four years and that there were more than 1.5 million...

Why no one came to the Anonymous India protest
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Why no one came to the Anonymous India protest

Why were so many people who knew about the protest not keen to actually show up? Is it because of apathy or because they don't know what their rights are?

Why no one came to the Anonymous India protest
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Why no one came to the Anonymous India protest

Why were so many people who knew about the protest not keen to actually show up? Is it because of apathy or because they don't know what their rights are?

Are you supporting Anonymous this Saturday?
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Are you supporting Anonymous this Saturday?

India's burgeoning Internet freedom movement needs the support of groups like Anonymous to scuttle the efforts of government or corporates who threaten to encroach upon web's freedom.

Cyberhacking: Last year was about activism, not money
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Cyberhacking: Last year was about activism, not money

The Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report said that in 2011, about 58 percent of data stolen were attributed to hacktivism.

Cyberhacking: Last year was about activism, not money
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Cyberhacking: Last year was about activism, not money

The Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report said that in 2011, about 58 percent of data stolen were attributed to hacktivism.

Hacktivists Responsible For Most Data Theft In 2011: Survey
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Hacktivists Responsible For Most Data Theft In 2011: Survey

Cyber security analysts said that they expect hacktivism to continue, though it may not be as severe.

2011 Security Round Up
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2011 Security Round Up

Dubbed as 'The Year of Hack', 2011 was marked by change, challenge, and chaos in information security history.

Global hacking heightens need for better digital defence
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Global hacking heightens need for better digital defence

The McAfee report revealed prolonged five year cyber attacks. But there is very little to indicate that significant changes over digital protection will be enacted by companies and governments worldwide.

Global hacking heightens need for better digital defence
Tech

Global hacking heightens need for better digital defence

The McAfee report revealed prolonged five year cyber attacks. But there is very little to indicate that significant changes over digital protection will be enacted by companies and governments worldwide.

Operation Shady RAT: India-Pak hackers flex muscles
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Operation Shady RAT: India-Pak hackers flex muscles

While hackers leave childish messages on websites as they thump their chests, real cyber criminals are making the internet a much more dangerous place than it used to be.