cyber attack

Four People Arrested in India For Leaking Game of Thrones Episode

After receiving a complaint for HBO "we investigated the case and have arrested four individuals for unauthorised publication of the fourth episode from season seven," Deputy Commissioner of Police Akbar Pathan said, according to the reports of Agence France-Presse. He said the four

More HBO Episodes Released By Hackers

According to Reuters, the hackers, who broke into HBO's computer network and have released stolen information for several weeks, provided more unaired episodes. They released episodes from "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Insecure," "Ballers" and "The Deuce." According to the report, HBO said it

Hackers Stole Millions Through South Korean Bitcoin Exchange

The hackers attacked Bithumb, a South Korean Bitcoin Exchange with thousands of users. The personal data of more than 30,000 customers were stolen through an employee's private computer. The hack took place in February, but Bithumb discovered the digital burglary only on

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers after users downloaded a popular tax accounting package or visited a local news site, national police and international cyber experts said, according to

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

British advertising agency WPP is among those to say its IT systems have been disrupted as a consequence, according to the BBC. The virus, the source of which is not yet known, freezes the user's computer until a ransom in untraceable Bitcoin

Ukrainian banks, electricity firm hit by fresh cyber attack

The latest disruptions follow a spate of hacking attempts on state websites in late-2016 and repeated attacks on Ukraine's power grid that prompted security chiefs to call for improved cyber defences, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. The central bank said an "unknown

British Airways is ‘under cyber attack’: computer systems crash across the world sparking chaos at airports with huge queues and passengers stuck on planes

British Airways computer systems have crashed across the world, sparking chaos at airports with massive queues and delayed flights, Joinfo.com reports with reference to MailOnline. Hundreds of fliers are stuck in 'huge' check-in

Reurters: Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime standards - more than 50 million roubles ($892,000) - but they had also obtained more sophisticated malicious software for a modest monthly fee to go after the clients of banks in France and

Security researcher says he’s figured out how to decrypt WannaCry

Adrien Guinet says that he was able to decrypt a ransomwared computer running Windows XP in his lab by discovering the prime numbers that make up the WannaCry private key, according to Mashable. The private key is what a ransomware victim would

Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

Using trademark garbled English, the Shadow Brokers group said in an online statement that, from June, it will begin releasing software to anyone willing to pay for access to some of the tech world's biggest commercial secrets, Joinfo.com reports with reference to