Articles on Cyber Security

Anonymous hackers shut down the websites of Colombia's Justice Ministry website on Friday evening. The website was back online Saturday morning. Also, The website of Cambio Radical, the political party aof Interior Minister German Vargas Lleras, was hacked later Friday evening and was still showing a message saying "You have been hacked".

Computer expert Dariusz Ganski, of Sunny Bank, Kingswood, used a router to tap into BT phone boxes and made hours of calls to expensive numbers. He make calls worth £10,000 of premium-line bills and he has been jailed for 18 months. Prosecutor David Maunder commented: "Police located the vehicle and they found Mr Ganski with two laptop computers and numerous mobile telephones." Bristol Crown Court heard that the 27-year-old committed his crimes to get electronic credits for music and on-line games, while still on licence from prison for almost identical offences.

Beware. Katrina Kaif is beautiful but she is the most dangerous celebrity in the Indian cyber space, followed by Deepika Padukone. That's according to internet security company McAfee's the 'Most Dangerous Indian Celebrity' study.

Hackers might have shaded pasts, but if hired can bring a lot of IT security expertise in the system. Should you consider hiring one?

Bulgarian authorities say that after months of investigation they have busted the “most powerful hacker group” in the country, the Cyber Warrior Invasion. The operation was conducted by Bulgaria’s Sector for Computer Crimes, Intellectual Property and Gambling and the territorial units of the Chief Directorate for Fight with Organized Crime in the municipalities of Pleven, Shumen, Plovdiv, Burgas, Haskovo, Stara Zagora and Kyustendil.

Chinese hackers allegedly plant bug via flash drives onIndia navy's computers, which relayed sensitive data to China IP addresses. The sniffing tool was found in the naval computers exactly as INS Arihant, India’s first nuclear missile submarine, was in trials at the targeted facility in Visakhaptnam.



Now a days where Most of the organizations are working a lot to provide utmost security to their clients & customers, Hackers know how to bypass that security and hack the information. Recently over 450,000 email addresses and plain-text passwords are Hacked and circulated on the internet, in a document marked "Owned and Exposed".

NEW DELHI: Global IT spending is expected to grow by 3 per cent to $3.6 trillion in 2012 on the back of growth in segments like cloud computing, telecom and consulting services, research firm Gartner said today. 

Hopes are evaporating that leading technology companies will offer a safe harbor this year from the economic storms swirling across Europe, Asia and the United States.