ISIS Targeting US Military Members and their Families on Social Media

ISIS Targeting US Military Members and their Families on Social Media

US spooks unearthed a cyber-espionage campaign on social media targeted on US military men, retired servicemen and their families by members of Islamic state of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The FBI and Department of Homeland have warned all US servicemen to keep off social media or risk falling prey to the Syrian based extremist group. …

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Hackers Can Deanonymise the Bitcoin transactions: Says Experts

Hackers Deanonymise Bitcoin transactions

Researchers at the University of Luxembourg says it is now possible to unmask people being Bitcoin transactions in the ever growing dark web market by exploiting an in design vulnerability in Tor network. Experts are yet to observe this kind of attacks but there is wide speculation that the feds employed the attack in operation …

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Anonymous Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Anonymous Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Sentenced 10 Years in Jail

FBI most wanted hacktivist, Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in Prison in one the most punitive sentence ever slapped on a hacker in US. The case revealed dirty tricks used by the FBI to hack foreign government computer networks in addition to raising concerns of conflict of interest on Judge Loretta Preska’s part. …

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Two Tennessee Men prove how easy it is to Crack ATMs

Two Tennessee Men prove how easy it is to Crack ATMs

Two little known Tennessee men used factory default passcode to dupe ATM machines into giving more cash in an 18 months hacking spree cut short by Secret Service.  The money minting operations proves how low-tech street criminals poses a threat to poorly configured and serviced ATMs all over the world. A recent shocker in the …

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Tim Cook’s “Very Open” Talk on the future of Apple in China

Tim Cook’s “Very Open” Talk on the future of Apple in China

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook had a “Very open, fascinating and Impressive” meeting with Chinese vice Premier, days after hacking of iCloud servers in China. Although Cook never revealed the details of the Beijing meeting, reports have it that Cook raised a host of security and privacy issues, in addition Apple’s plan to introduce Apple Pay …

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12 year old Chinese Hacking Prodigy joins the League of World’s Youngest Computer Hackers

Wang Zhengyang, a 12 year old Chinese “computer whizzkid” may be the youngest hacker in China. Wang broke into his school computer system and a shopping website but claims he was only looking for flaws. Wang hacked into his school system then notified the software company that offered this same software to other schools. “I …

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Jennifer Lawrence Broke Her Silence Over Photo Hacking

At last Jennifer Lawrence broke her silence over her leaked nude photos. The Oscar winning actress called the incidence “a sex crime”. In an Interview with Vanity Fair, Jennifer Lawrence tells contributing editor Sam Kashner the Law should change to have all those involved in the hacking saga said held accountable for the sexual violation. …

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Google Eric Schmidt hits back at Apple’s Tim Cook

Google’s love-hate affair with Apple took a new twist this week, Chairman Eric Schmidt sparked a war of words with Apple’s Tim Cook, over what many view as a never ending supremacy battle. Apple’s Tim Cook seem to have started the war with Google. In an interview with Charlie Rose, Cook said Apple was much …

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