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  • Bomb scare at Delhi airport's domestic terminal 11-02-2014 07:13 PM

    Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office. An anonymous caller rang up the airline Spicejet at around 1730 hours and told the staff that there was...
  • 'Anonymous' hackers in PayPal DDoS attack plead guilty 08-12-2013 07:59 AM

    San Francisco: A group of 13 defendants who had been charged in a cyber attack on PayPal's website pleaded guilty and admitted to the December 2010 attack over PayPal's suspension of WikiLeaks accounts. The pleas took place in a California federal court on Thursday and were announced on Friday by...
  • Anonymous hackers secretly accessed US government computers, warns FBI 16-11-2013 01:53 PM

    Boston/San Francisco: Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed US government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week. The hackers exploited a flaw in Adobe Systems Inc's software to launch...
  • 12-year-old boy concedes hacking govt sites for Anonymous in exchange for video games 27-10-2013 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: A 12-year-old boy has reportedly admitted to breaking into many government and police websites during the student uprising in spring 2012, causing damage worth $60,000 to the sites. He confessed that he was working in the name of the hacker-activist group Anonymous, reports Toronto Sun. The boy pleaded,...
  • BSF effort to tackle alcohol misuse and abuse 02-10-2013 06:53 PM

    To address the problem of alcohol misuse and abuse in the force, the BSF,on Wednesday, launched a week-long alcohol de-addiction programme in association with Alcoholic Anonymous. BSF's Guwahati Frontier Inspector General S K Srivastava, inaugurating the programme, said so far "our approach to treating alcohol abuse tends to be old-fashioned...
  • Anonymous targets Israeli websites over Gaza war 20-11-2012 10:58 AM

    Jerusalem: A concerted effort of millions of attempts to cripple Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict has failed, Israel's finance minister said Monday, claiming that the only site that was successfully hacked was back up within minutes. Cyber security experts said that such hacking attempts have become a new aspect...
  • Anoymous threatens to shut down Zynga, Facebook on Nov 5 29-10-2012 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: After the gaming giant Zynga, known for Facebook games Farmville and Cityville, announced its plans to sack 5 per cent of its employees, the online hacktivist group Anonymous has threatned to take down Zynga and Facebook on November 5. Anonymous is targeting Zynga for the "outrageous treatment" of...
  • James Franco set to release his debut novel 06-01-2012 02:04 PM

    London: Actor James Franco is to release his first novel 'Actors Anonymous', which is loosely inspired by his experiences in Hollywood. The 33-year-old has sold the book to online retailer Amazon, reported Daily Mirror. Although its Franco's debut novel it is not his first book - he previously released a...
  • 'Anonymous' hackers target US security think tank 26-12-2011 11:55 AM

    London: The loose-knit hacking movement "Anonymous" claimed Sunday to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to clients of US-based security think tank Stratfor. One hacker said the goal was to pilfer funds from individuals' accounts to give away as Christmas donations, and some victims...
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  • Anonymous won't expose Mexican cartel's 'servants' 05-11-2011 12:22 PM

    Mexico City: Latin American members of the activist hacker group Anonymous called off a planned November 5 plan to expose people associated with the Zetas, Mexico's most violent drug cartel, according to the group's blog. In a post written in Spanish on the group's Latin American blog, the members said...
  • Will 'Anonymous' target Facebook on Nov 5? 04-11-2011 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Will Facebook be attacked tomorrow? The day is just a few hours away! A few months back a group named 'Anonymous' had announced its plans to give effect to its plans of killing Facebook on November 5, because of its much debated use of users personal information and...
  • Fewer business deals made at Toronto film fest 14-09-2011 02:58 PM

    Toronto: The Toronto International Film Festival reached its midpoint on Tuesday with films like the The Descendants and actor Michael Fassbender winning praise, but a nagging question about the future of dark dramas in Hollywood has hovered over the event. Toronto, which along with recently wrapped festivals in Venice and...
  • Hackers gain access to California transit police union site 18-08-2011 12:49 PM

    San Francisco: Hackers launched another online attack Wednesday against a California transit agency that found itself in the middle of a debate about free speech after it turned off cell phone service in its stations to thwart a potential protest. This time, hackers gained access to the website of the...
  • Hacker group declares cyber war on US police 07-08-2011 09:13 AM

    Little Rock: The group known as Anonymous said on Saturday it hacked into some 70 mostly rural law enforcement websites in the United States, a data breach that at least one local police chief said leaked sensitive information about an ongoing investigation. The loose-knit international hacking collective posted a cache...
  • Alleged LulzSec teenage hacker released on bail 02-08-2011 09:05 AM

    London: A teenager accused of acting as a spokesman for computer hacking groups that targeted Sony, Rupert Murdoch-owned newspapers and a British crime agency was freed on bail Monday as he awaits trial. Jake Davis, who was arrested last week at home on Scotland's remote Shetland Islands by the police...
  • Anonymous hacks US government cyber supplier 30-07-2011 10:06 AM

    Washington: Hackers with the loose-knit group Anonymous said on Friday they had broken into the network of US government contractor Mantech International Corp and posted some NATO-related correspondence online. Anonymous, tweeting as AnonymousIRC, offered the correspondence between Mantech and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as proof of the breach. Two...
  • Hacktivists come of age at the hacking 'Oscars' 27-07-2011 07:30 AM

    Boston: The computer hacking community is gearing up for its own version of the annual Oscars, with two notorious "hacktivist" groups and industry heavyweight WikiLeaks among those vying for the top award. Sony Corp and EMC Corp's RSA Security division will also be recognised at next week's award ceremony, for...
  • Hackers hit Apple, publish passwords 05-07-2011 07:38 AM

    San Francisco: The Internet vigilante hacker group Anonymous claimed to have broken into an Apple Inc server and published a small number of usernames and passwords for one of the US technology company's websites. Anonymous said on Sunday via its account on microblogging site Twitter that Apple could be a...
  • Online brawls may be fractious hackers' downfall 23-06-2011 12:52 PM

    London: The rogue hackers behind brazen cyber attacks are clever online technicians but have a critical human frailty - petulant personalities prone to infighting that may spell disaster for their raids on spies, banks and companies. At least that's the hope among state cyber sleuths racing to track down the...
  • New round of cyber attacks heightens focus on FBI 22-06-2011 02:30 PM

    Washington: Each week brings word of another cyber attack on a major US institution, sending law enforcement scrambling and raising new questions about whether it has the ability or resources to track down cyber criminals. The FBI says it is working to bulk up its cyber division as hackers focus...
  • LulzSec's ambition grows, targets secret govt data 22-06-2011 02:21 PM

    Boston/Johannesburg: The Lulz Security group of rogue hackers is threatening to steal classified information from governments, banks and other high-ranking establishments, in what would be an escalation of its cyber attacks. So far LulzSec's publicized assaults on Sony Corp, the CIA, News Corp's Fox TV and other targets have mostly...
  • Spanish police website hit by cyber attack 13-06-2011 07:47 AM

    Madrid: Access to the website of Spain's national police force was blocked for over an hour late on Saturday in a reprisal attack by the hackers' group Anonymous, the newspaper El Mundo said on its website Sunday. El Mundo said the group had warned police in a statement that it...
  • Turkish websites attacked by Anonymous before vote 10-06-2011 01:06 PM

    Istanbul: Official Turkish websites were attacked by Internet vigilante group Anonymous on Thursday as part of a protest against what it says is government Internet censorship. With an election three days away, access to Turkey's telecoms authority website, identified as a main target in the protest against a planned new...
  • Anonymous to Sony: It wasn't us 06-05-2011 07:13 AM

    Boston: The Internet vigilante group Anonymous denied responsibility for a cyber-attack on Sony Corp's networks that exposed the personal data of more than 100 million video gamers. "Let's be clear, we are legion, but it wasn't us. You are incompetent Sony," Anonymous said on its Blog (anonops.blogspot.com) on Thursday. Anonymous...
  • Sony points fingers at 'Anonymous' hacker group 05-05-2011 07:08 AM

    Washington: Sony Corp blamed Internet vigilante group Anonymous for indirectly allowing a hacker to gain access to personal data of more than 100 million video game users. The accusation came in a letter to Congress and prompted renewed complaints that the Japanese electronics giant's disclosure had been inadequate and tardy....