Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Tag Archives: hacking

Snowden slams US indictment against Assange

PARIS: The fate of journalism as we know it is now at stake, after Washington indicted Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted in reaction to 17 new charges against the WikiLeaks founder. “The Department of Justice just declared war – not on Wikileaks, but on ...

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Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch

LONDON: Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords on Thursday (May 3) after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”. The social network disclosed the issue in ...

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UK judges block US extradition of hacker Lauri

LONDON: British judges on Monday rejected a US request for the extradition of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases. Lauri Love, 33, faces charges in the United States for allegedly hacking into the ...

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Uber hacked trade secrets, bribed foreign officials, court letter says

WASHINGTON: A former Uber employee has alleged that a special division within the global ride-hailing app was responsible for acts of corporate espionage, the theft of trade secrets, the bribery of foreign officials and several means of unlawful surveillance. The allegations against Uber were part of a latter dubbed as ...

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Faryal tried to patch up with Amir, deleted her tweets

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan’s wife Faryal Makhdoom reportedly tried to patch up with him in a late-night call for the sake of their daughter after a Twitter feud between the couple. Faryal also claimed her Twitter account had been hacked and deleted her tweets of her spat with her husband– except ...

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Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

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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Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

MANCHESTER: A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds. Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme, which was used to carry out more than 1.7 ...

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WikiLeaks reveals how CIA hacks iPhones, MacBooks

WASHINGTON: The Central Intelligence Agency is able to permanently infect an Apple Mac computer so that even reinstalling the operating system will not erase the bug, according to documents published Thursday by WikiLeaks. In its second release allegedly from the CIA’s arsenal of hacking tools, WikiLeaks also said that it appears ...

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