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Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department

Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department

June 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department Andrew James Miller, a 23-year-old resident of Devon, Pennsylvania, was arrested on...
Introduction to Cyber Law of India !

Introduction to Cyber Law of India !

December 12, 2010Mohit Kumar
In Simple way we can say that cyber crime is unlawful acts wherein the computer is either a tool or a target or both Cyber crimes can invo...
Hack or attempt to Hack, you may face 20 years in prison

Hack or attempt to Hack, you may face 20 years in prison

January 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman ' Patrick Leahy ' reintroduced a revamped version of the " Personal Data Privacy and Se...
Reporters legally threatened after revealing vulnerability that exposes sensitive data of 170,000 customers

Reporters legally threatened after revealing vulnerability that exposes sensitive data of 170,000 customers

May 22, 2013Mohit Kumar
For millions of low income families, the federal government's Lifeline program offers affordable phone service. But an online securi...
Beware! Cyber Criminals Spreading Click Fraud Trojan for Making Money

Beware! Cyber Criminals Spreading Click Fraud Trojan for Making Money

May 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Before Ransomware, Click fraud was one of the popular and efficient ways for cybercriminals to make money and with the explosive growt...
Top 5 best criminal computer hackers of all time

Top 5 best criminal computer hackers of all time

November 05, 2010Mohit Kumar
These hackers are the ones that you've seen in shackles arrested for cybercrimes when they were just getting out of puberty. Some have d...
Algerian Hacker linked to SpyEye virus extradited to US

Algerian Hacker linked to SpyEye virus extradited to US

May 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Algerian hacker linked with the SpyEye computer virus, designed to steal financial and personal information was extradited by Thai...
Anonymous takes down Sony Pictures US and UK sites !

Anonymous takes down Sony Pictures US and UK sites !

April 02, 2011Mohit Kumar
Anonymous successfully taken down http://www.sonypictures.com/ and http://www.sonypictures.co.uk The Sony PS3 console was "hacked&quo...
Anonymous Hacker Charged with CyberStalking Faces 440 Years in Jail

Anonymous Hacker Charged with CyberStalking Faces 440 Years in Jail

May 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
An alleged member of the famous amorphous Hacktivist group Anonymous is now facing a total of 44 charges after the filing of the latest...
Proposed Bill Would Legally Allow Cyber Crime Victims to Hack Back

Proposed Bill Would Legally Allow Cyber Crime Victims to Hack Back

March 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
Is it wrong to hack back in order to counter hacking attack when you have become a victim? — this has been a long time debate. While ma...
The 10 Most Infamous Student Hackers of All Time

The 10 Most Infamous Student Hackers of All Time

September 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacking has always been inherently a young person’s game. The first usage of the word “hacker” was to describe pranksters meddling with the ...
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