Tag Archives: theft

HBO Data Theft Traced to Iranian Military Hacker

Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a hacker “mercenary” affiliated with the Iranian military, saying he broke into HBO’s computer network in the summer looking to extort millions of dollars from the pay cable channel. An indictment unsealed in New York on Tuesday said the suspect, Behzad Mesri, “had worked on behalf of the Iranian military to conduct computer network attacks that ... Read More »

Bike theft; complaints filed

Mysuru, June 19:- Various complaints of two wheeler theft are filed in police stations in the city. Mohammed Abbas filed a complaint at N R police station saying his Bajaj Discover which was parked near Firdouse mosque was being stolen. Raju has filed a complaint at K R police station of his Hero Splendor Pro bike being stolen from vegetable ... Read More »

U.S. convicts Russian hacker in credit card theft scheme

Jurors in a U.S. federal court have convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling more than 2 million credit card numbers. On Thursday, the jury in Seattle found Roman Valerevich Seleznev guilty of charges related to his hacking of point-of-sale systems. Seleznev was arrested in 2014 after U.S. authorities accused him of installing malicious software on point-of-sale systems in ... Read More »

Protect your Android phone from loss or theft

Cornelius is “curious about technologies used to block a stolen smartphone…I would like to know if those methods are foolproof.” Nothing is foolproof. But, by taking the correct precautions beforehand, you can reduce the likelihood of crooks accessing your data, and make it easier to find your phone’s location. You can even make the phone itself pretty much useless to ... Read More »