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Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 28, 2015
Actor Shahid Kapoor, who became the latest victim of an online hack, informed his fans and followers on Twitter that his Facebook account has now been restored. This is not the first time an actor's account has been hacked on the virtual platform. Earlier this month, Amitabh Bachchan faced a similar issue when his Twitter account was hacked
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Kumar Sangakkara, who recently retired from international cricket, expressed shock and dismay after his Twitter account was hacked. An obscene photo was posted on his account.
Monday August 31, 2015
Amitabh Bachchan logged in on Twitter and found himself following 'sex sites' and deduced that his account had been hacked. He alerted his fans: "WHOA !..My Twitter handle hacked ! Sex sites planted as 'following' ! Whoever did this, try someone else, buddy, I don't need this !"
Reuters | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Charlie Miller, a former National Security Agency hacker who is the one of the world's best-known security experts, declined to say what he would do next.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
The so-called "Syrian Electronic Army" took credit for the hack, and posted the messages on its Twitter account.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 20, 2015
"I've been told of some random messages being sent from my Facebook account," Ritesh posted on Twitter
Reuters | Monday April 13, 2015
Al Aman announced Sunday its Twitter account had been hacked with a false report being posted.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 26, 2015
China's Lenovo Group Ltd website was hacked, the company said on Wednesday, days after the US government advised Lenovo customers to remove a pre-installed virus-like software, "Superfish", on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to attacks.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Taylor Swift has blasted hackers after finding out that her Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) also managed to tweet in support of Palestine and against the bombing of Syria.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 14, 2015
If so-called "cyber jihadists" want to launch another social media attack on America's military, they will have plenty of targets: the US Army alone lists more than 2,000 links to feeds on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other accounts.
Reuters | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 13, 2015
There was surely no irony intended, but a new US counterintelligence agency joined Twitter on Monday, just hours before news of the hacking of US military Twitter and YouTube accounts.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 12, 2015
The US Central Command Twitter feed appeared to have been hacked today by people claiming to be Islamic State sympathizers.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Still recuperating from the embarrassing disclosure of several emails stolen in a hacking attack by a group called Guardians of Peace, Sony has reportedly threatened to sue Twitter unless it bans accounts that are linked to the leaks.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday August 21, 2014
The website of veteran BJP leader LK Advani appears to have been hacked again -- this is the second time in three months. He also happens to be the only leader of the tech-savvy party whose website has been targeted.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
Hackers on Thursday broke into the Twitter account of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and posted a spoof message saying he was quitting.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
A twitter handle of the Israeli army was taken over by Internet hackers, who posted a message warning that a nuclear facility in Israel have been hit by two rockets, causing a brief torrent of panic.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 16, 2014
What began on Wednesday as a curious set of tweets purportedly from Union minister Shashi Tharoor to a Pakistani journalist and was soon followed by a disclaimer that his Twitter account had been hacked, has turned into a full-scale war on the social media site.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday January 15, 2014
Shashi Tharoor, Twitter, Mehr Tarar, Tharoor tweets
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 2, 2014
The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.
Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
CCTV News claims that its Twitter account was hacked, after it had tweeted a post about a probe of corruption against former domestic security chief.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
China's state broadcaster CCTV News said one of its Twitter accounts had been hacked, and deleted a tweet claiming the country's president had set up a special unit to probe corruption accusations against a former domestic security chief.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 3, 2013
A US Marine Corps spokesman says the Marines' recruiting website was hacked but would not say who was responsible. The site was redirected temporarily to a message from the Syrian Electronic Army.