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Shahid’s Instagram and Twitter account got hacked

BOLLYWOOD star Shahid Kapoor recently blessed with a baby boy. He is celebrating his special moments with wife Mira. But the sad news is, his social media accounts had been hacked, reported India Times. Someone took over his Instagram and Twitter accounts.  Notably, the actor was unaware of the tweets ...

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British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

LONDON: British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards. The almost two week long hack did not involve travel or passport details, the airline said, adding that it ...

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Hacker breaches defenses at Reddit

SAN FRANCISCO: Popular social news website Reddit on Thursday was warning users that a hacker broke into its systems, intercepting some employee text messages to get past defenses. Reddit didn’t disclose the extent of the hack, saying it was conducting a “painstaking” investigation to determine what was accessed and to ...

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Anupam Kher’s Twitter account hacked

Anupam Kher

BOLLYWOOD: Anupam Kher today said his Twitter account has been hacked. The 62-year-old actor, who is currently in Los Angeles, said he got to know about the breach from his friends in India and has alerted the microblogging site about the incident. “My Twitter account has been hacked. Just got ...

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OnePlus Was Hacked to steal credit card details

LONDON: Anybody who used at credit card to purchase their flashy new OnePlus handsets from the company’s official site ought to immediately contact their bank: hackers might be out to steal your funds. Following a slew of complaints about possible credit card fraud from a flock of concerned OnePlus users, ...

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Starbucks customer laptops hacked to mine cryptocurrency

LONDON: Coffee chain Starbucks says it has taken action to stop customer laptops being used to generate the cryptocurrency Monero. On December 2, a Twitter user called Noah Dinkin posted a screenshot that showed that the public Wi-Fi available in a Starbucks store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, had been hacked ...

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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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Selena Gomez’s Instagram hacked, nude shot posted

LOS ANGELES: Selena Gomez’s Instagram account was hacked over the weekend and a photograph of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber was shared on her site. The Bad Liar hitmaker – who is the most followed person on the photo-sharing site – was forced to take her profile offline temporarily over the ...

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Man Jailed for hacking celebrities accounts

THE man who hacked online accounts of several celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence has been jailed for nine months. Twenty nine years old Edward Majerczyk stole private information, including nude videos and photos of dozens of famous people. He tricked victims by using phishing scheme (fraudulent email messages appearing to come ...

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Britney Spears Pays Tribute to ‘Inspiring’ George Michael

LONDON: Britney Spears paid tribute to deceased pop star George Michael after she was reported to have died this week, too. “I’ve been thinking about George Michael today, and the positive effect he’s had on this world,” she wrote on Monday, hours after a tweet from Sony Music Global’s account erroneously ...

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