Wednesday, 24 January 2018

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OnePlus Was Hacked to steal credit card details

OnePlus Hacked

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

Kim Jong Un

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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HBO offered $250,000 to hackers in bid to delay data release

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LONDON: Time Warner Inc’s (TWX.N) HBO network last month offered $250,000 to cyber criminals who hacked into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, according to an email reviewed by Reuters. “You have the advantage of having surprised us,” a member of ...

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Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

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ST. PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin insisted on Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and said Moscow will wait out the current political storm in the US to forge constructive relations with President Donald Trump, whom he praised as a straightforward person with a “fresh set of ...

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Millions of XBox and PSP gamers details stolen by hackers

More than 2.5 million Xbox and PSP gamers have had their details stolen in a massive cyber breach of two games forums, it has been claimed. The XBOX360 ISO and PlayStation’s PSP ISO forum, both unofficial sites where players share links to download free and pirated versions of games, were reportedly ...

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Sony Deletes Tweets On Britney Spears’ Death, Blames Hackers

PARIS: Yet her fans’ hearts may have skipped a beat today when tweets purportedly from Sony Music Entertainment said “RIP @britneyspears #RIPBritney 1981-2016” and “Britney spears is dead by accident! We will tell you more soon #RIPBritney.” The real Sony Music Entertainment quickly deleted those tweets and issued a terse ...

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