2,000 Indian websites hacked in June-July, highest threat from Far East

Around 2,000 Indian websites were hacked in June-July 2022 alone. This is one of the most serious cyber attacks on India in the recent past. Following this, Amit Wadhwa, DCP of Ahmedabad’s Cyber Police, wrote a letter to the Indonesian and Malaysian governments as well as to Interpol. In this letter, two … Read more

Apple, Android phones hacked by Italian spyware: Google

(Reuters) — An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc. and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc.’s Google said in a report Thursday. Milan-based RCS Lab, whose website claims European law enforcement agencies as clients, developed tools to spy on private messages and contacts of the targeted devices, the … Read more

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel By Zeba Siddiqui SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet … Read more

Russian ministry website appears hacked

(Reuters) — The website of Russia’s Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities appeared to have been hacked, with an internet search for the site leading to a “Glory to Ukraine” sign in Ukrainian. Russia’s state news agency RIA late on Sunday quoted a ministry representative as saying that the site was down but users’ personal data were … Read more

Delhi Police requests Adhir Chowdhury’s ‘hacked’ devices for probe

The Delhi Police on Saturday requested Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to submit his devices which he claimed were ‘hacked’ after allegedly posting and then deleting a tweet with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s infamous quote linked to 1984 riots. “It is requested that you … Read more

Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez’s phone hacked using Pegasus spyware

Pegasus spyware was used to hack the mobile phones of Spain’s prime minister and defence minister, the Madrid government said on Monday, in the first confirmed use of the espionage software against a serving head of government. The phones of prime minister Pedro Sánchez and Margarita Robles, defence minister, were illicitly breached on three occasions … Read more