Earlier we have seen hackers breaching into many government sites and leaking many vital documents and information. However, lately it’s been reported that hackers took control over Israeli Army’s Twitter account for a while and posted some false messages.
It is said that hacking is an art. Sometimes a hacker does something so brilliant that we can’t help but marvel at it. However, lately we’ve come to know that a hacker has nabbed $600,000+ in two months just by Googling people’s home networks!
Hacking is done for a whole lot of reasons, but rarely do we see a hacker breaking into school computers simply to change grades. This was precisely the charge brought up against an 18-year-old Miami University student who was arrested.
Cyber Berkut, a group of hacktivists based in Ukraine, has claimed responsibility for taking down several NATO sites recently. The group apparently did this as a retaliation to NATO’s intents of bringing Ukraine into its fold.
Siri is the best voice-based virtual assistant that is commercially available on mobile devices today. But it’s limited to only a few apps, which is annoying. A group of students have now devised an excellent solution to overcome this limitation.
It has been only days since Nokia first unveiled its new Android line-up including the Nokia X handset. A user at the XDA-Developers forum was quick to hack the handset and run Google apps directly on it.
Wireless routers have become a fairly common accessory for users at home and at office both. But if you have a Linksys router at either of the two places, you may be in trouble. A malware is currently targeting specific Linksys models.
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) seems ceaselessly adamant on hacking on Western media organization after another. After its recent attacks at Microsoft and Skype, the hacktivist group recently broke into Forbes’ site and made away with user data.
It has become somewhat of a routine to come across at least one high-profile hacking incident every month or so. This time it’s KickStarter which was recently breached by hackers who were then able to steal the data of an unknown number of customers.
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has gained notoriety in the recent past for pulling off numerous high-profile hacks. The group is back in the headlines with the fresh hacking of UK sites of eBay and PayPal.
Aaron Swartz, the notable internet luminary and the co-founder of Reddit, committed suicide last year on Jan 11, 2014. In his memory, Anonymous recently hacked and defaced MIT’s site since the university was involved in litigation against Swartz.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has decided to celebrate the new year with a solid dose of hacking. The pro-Assad group recently gained control of Skype’s social media accounts, demanding an end to online spying.
White-hat hackers are often accredited with finding serious flaws in online sites and services. David Vieira-Kurz is such a hacker who recently discovered a remote code execution vulnerability in eBay’s site.
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