Thursday, 26 April 2018

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Hackers Deleted Despacito Music Video From YouTube

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LONDON: The Youtube video for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito was removed by hackers days after it hit 5 billion views. On Tuesday users searching for the official promo on the Vevo YouTube channel were directed to an image of a group wearing masks and pointing guns and then informed “This ...

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Hackers used Tesla’s cloud to mine cryptocurrency

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LONDON: The electric car maker was hit by hackers recently, something security researchers at cloud security firm RedLock revealed. RedLock said that the unprotected Kubernetes console that Tesla owns saw hackers getting into their systems, and mining cryptocurrency. Kubernetes is something Google designed, and is used to deploy and manage ...

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Anupam Kher’s Twitter account hacked

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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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Hackers are making ATMs spit out cash, report warns

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LONDON: Hackers able to make ATMs spit cash like winning slot machines are now operating inside the United States, marking the arrival of “jackpotting” attacks after widespread heists in Europe and Asia, according to security news website Krebs on Security. Thieves have used skimming devices on ATM machines to steal ...

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OnePlus Was Hacked to steal credit card details

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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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Criminal underworld is dropping bitcoin for other cryptocurrency

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JOHANNESBURG: Bitcoin is losing its lustre with some of its earliest and most avid fans – criminals – giving rise to a new breed of virtual currency. The value of certain privacy-focused digital currency like monero, designed to avoid tracking, have climbed faster over the past two months as law ...

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Hackers steal $64 million from cryptocurrency firm NiceHash

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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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Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

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NEW YORK: Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the ...

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Top Hackers help Pentagon fix cyber security glitches

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The Pentagon has fixed more than 2,800 security problems after hackers from more than 50 countries, responded to the department’s vulnerability disclosure programme launched a year ago. The programme opened on November 21, 2016 allowed good hackers from around the world to notify to the US Department of Defense, or ...

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North Korean Hackers Stole US And South Korean Wartime Plans

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TOKYO: North Korean hackers stole a huge trove of classified U.S. and South Korean military documents last year, including a plan to “decapitate” the leadership in Pyongyang in the event of war, a lawmaker in Seoul said Tuesday. The purported revelations come at a time of heightened tensions over North ...

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