Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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Twitter account of Amitabh Bachchan hacked

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account was hacked by a group, Ayyildiz Tim. After hacking the account, Ayyildiz Tim posted several messages, including an anti-India post. The first post read, “This is an important call to the whole world! We do condemn the irrespective behaviors of Iceland republic towards ...

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Cryptocurrencies fall after hack hits Japan’s Coincheck

TOKYO: Cryptocurrencies fell Friday after Japan-based digital exchange Coincheck suspended client deposits and withdrawals for virtual currencies except bitcoin, saying it had been hacked. Coincheck said it was investigating “unauthorised access” of the exchange that appeared to result in a loss worth half a billion US dollars of NEM, the ...

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Uber pays $100000 to 20-year-old man to hide hack, destroy data

FLORIDA: Uber reportedly paid a hacker from Florida $100,000 under the guise of a bug bounty program to keep quiet about a data breach which exposed information belonging to 57 million users. According to three unnamed sources, a 20-year-old was responsible for the catastrophic data breach, rather than a sophisticated ...

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Hackers steal $64 million from cryptocurrency firm NiceHash

LONDON: A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining marketplace, NiceHash, said it lost about $64 million worth of bitcoin in a hack of its payment system, the latest incident to highlight risks that uneven oversight and security pose to booming digital currencies. NiceHash matches people looking to sell processing time on computers in ...

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Yahoo sets hack record at 1 billion accounts

Yahoo says hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013. The company says it’s a different breach from the one it disclosed in September. Pictured here Marissa Mayer, who took the job as CEO at Yahoo in 2012 The company said Wednesday that it was ...

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