FBI demands new powers to hack computers and spy on users around the world

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The FBI is trying its best to convince an ambiguous regulatory body in Washington to modify its operation rules with the aim of possessing new powers to hack into and perform surveillance of computer systems all over the world. In response, civil liberties groups are of the view that this rule modification will bring great [...]

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‘ScanBox’ Keylogger Targets US Think Tank, Uyghurs Community in China

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ScanBox is the latest in the list of modern keylogger and is quite different because it can attack a system without even getting installed into it. ScanBox was discovered by a security company (Alien Vault) while it was scanning a large manufacturing company’s systems. Basically, ScanBox uses a javascript which is executed through the browser installed [...]

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Hacker Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Stealing $15 million

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Lamar Taylor, 38, a hacker from state of Massachusetts has been sent to prison for 30 months for using stolen data in order to attempt hack attack on business accounts and steel $15 million. He will also pay a fine of $338,649. A press release from justice department shows that Taylor was part of a cyber crime group working [...]

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Chinese Govt Hackers Launch Man-In-Middle Attack Against iCloud.

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Reportedly the man-in-middle attack on Apple’s iCloud service was launched by Chinese Government It has been reported by GreatFire.org, a team that monitors censorship for Chinese government’s Great Firewall, i.e., their national firewall system, that China has used the system in a bid to launch the man-in-the-middle attack on China’s iCloud users. The attack was [...]

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India’s Ludhiana City Rural Police Website Hacked by Pakistani Hackers

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The never ending cyber war between Indian and Pakistani hackers is at its peak again. Earlier Indian hackers defaced the official website of Pakistan People’s party and today, a Pakistani hacker going with the handle of Virkid from MadLeets hacking crew has hacked and defaced the official website of Ludhiana Rural Police. Hacker left a deface page along with [...]

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The Fappening: Hacked Nude Photos of Actress Keke Palmer Leaked Online

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Fappening continues to Haunt Celebs: Keke Palmer is its latest Victim – ‘Cinderlla’ star’s alleged nude photos leaked in an apparent hack attack. The “Cinderella” of Broadway Keke Palmer is apparently the latest victim of The Fappening spree. Bustle reported that the actress’s nude photos have been leaked online. However, Palmer is yet to publicly [...]

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#OpHK: Anonymous Takes Down Chinese Government Websites, Leaks Data

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In support of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the online hacktivist Anonymous previously announced ‘Operation Hong Kong’ against the government and its supporters. Now the group has taken down high profile Chinese government websites and leak hundreds of IP addresses, email address, passwords and phone numbers. The two main servers targeted by Anonymous belong to a job [...]

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