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High school Student Hacked Into CIA Director's Personal Email Account

High school Student Hacked Into CIA Director's Personal Email Account

October 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A self-described teenage hacker has claimed to have hacked into personal AOL email account of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director...
Navy's Cyberwar Expert - New Director of NSA, replacing Gen. Keith Alexander

Navy's Cyberwar Expert - New Director of NSA, replacing Gen. Keith Alexander

February 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
It is very clear that when we talk about Intelligence and Surveillance, the first name comes to our mind is the U.S National Security Agen...
FBI warns that Anonymous Hackers has been hacking US Government for almost a year

FBI warns that Anonymous Hackers has been hacking US Government for almost a year

November 17, 2013Anonymous
The FBI is warning that members of the hacktivist group Anonymous hacking collective have secretly accessed US Government computers an...
Cryptoseal VPN Service shuts down over legal concerns after Lavabit case

Cryptoseal VPN Service shuts down over legal concerns after Lavabit case

October 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
Yet another American Internet privacy service has bitten the dust, prompted by fears about broad government surveillance demands. Cry...
U.S. Government asked Linus Torvalds to insert Backdoor Into Linux

U.S. Government asked Linus Torvalds to insert Backdoor Into Linux

September 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
At the Linuxcon conference in New Orleans today, Linus Torvalds and the other top Linux developers, talked to the Linux faithful about L...
Apple's new technology will allow government to control your iPhone remotely

Apple's new technology will allow government to control your iPhone remotely

August 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
Recently, The Social Media is buzzing over reports that Apple has invented a new technology that now can Switch off iPhone Camera and Wi...
Leaked credentials of Congress members by Anonymous hacker are inaccurate

Leaked credentials of Congress members by Anonymous hacker are inaccurate

July 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
Anonymous claimed it had stolen and leaked over 2,000 usernames and passwords for Hill staffers in an anti- PRISM protest, calling th...