Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Tag Archives: cyber crime

Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers target sports organizations

WASHINGTON: Microsoft Corp said it has tracked “significant” cyberattacks coming from a group it calls “Strontium” or “Fancy Bear”, targeting anti-doping authorities and global sporting organizations. The group, also called APT28, has been linked to the Russian government, Microsoft said in a blog post. At least 16 national and international ...

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Sophia Mirza breaks silence on money laundering charges

DUBAI: Model and actress Sophia Mirza rebuffed all the allegations regarding money laundering and took legal action against social media users for cyber crime. While expressing on the Twitter she maintained, “I am innocent and fighting for my kid’s recovery. These types of acts would not stop a mother to ...

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Cybercrime court denies bail to woman in rape video case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s cybercrime court rejected bail plea of female suspect in a rape video case. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ashfaq Ahmed Rana hearing the case ruled that the suspect was a threat to the society and the community and therefore the bail application was rejected. Judge Rana noted that ...

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International cyber-crime gang busted

NEW YORK: An international crime gang which used malware to steal $100m (£77m) from more than 40,000 victims has been dismantled. A complex police operation conducted investigations in the US, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The gang infected computers with GozNym malware, which captured online banking details to access ...

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Iran, India to work for stability in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in New Delhi on ...

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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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