Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Tag Archives: Hacker

‘World’s leading bank robbers’: North Korea’s hacker army

Photo: Shutterstock SEOUL: Nuclear-armed North Korea is advancing on the front lines of cyberwarfare, analysts say, stealing billions of dollars and presenting a clearer and more present danger than its banned weapons programs. Pyongyang is under multiple international sanctions over its atomic bomb and ballistic missile programs, which have seen ...

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Hacker jailed over leaking Jennifer Lawrence’s private photos

HOLLYWOOD: In 2014, many of the Apple Ids of Hollywood celebrities were hacked, in which nude photographs of the actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were made public on the internet. The hacker who leaked private photos of female celebrities has now been sentenced to eight months in prison. George ...

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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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Uber pays $100000 to 20-year-old man to hide hack, destroy data

FLORIDA: Uber reportedly paid a hacker from Florida $100,000 under the guise of a bug bounty program to keep quiet about a data breach which exposed information belonging to 57 million users. According to three unnamed sources, a 20-year-old was responsible for the catastrophic data breach, rather than a sophisticated ...

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