If you are familiar with the iOS jailbreaking world, probably you are aware of a guy code-named Comex. His real name Nicholas Allegra and he is creator of very popular jailbreaking widget, “JailbreakMe”. Yesterday, Nicholas announced in a tweet that he will be working at Apple inc. as an internee, yes, the same company whose [...]
In Los Angles a conference of the hacking family Defcon was held mainly due to promote and encourage the young hackers. Many sharp minded kids were present at the event. The environment of the conference became much interesting when a 10 year old girl revealed a bug which is present in many games but most [...]
Famous hacking group ‘Anonymous’ has again attacked US law enforcement agencies; this time at a larger scale. 10GB of email IDs and confidential credit card data has been hacked by breaking into 70 US law enforcement websites. According to Anonymous, the attack was a reply to the arrest of fellow group members in the US [...]
According to the global news agency Reuters, 72 national and multinational organizations around the world including United Nations and governments and companies around the world are encountering biggest series of cyber attacks to date. Security experts from the company McAfee believe that there is one Mastermind behind these attacks and some experts also think that [...]
Pakistan Cyber Army has finally retaliated to Indian Hacker Mohit Pande’s act of Hacking websites of Pakistani Universities by Hacking website of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) which is India’s top telecommunications company. The hacking of Pakistani websites took place on 24th April and PCA responded today(27th April). According to reports, data of 10,000 users [...]
It has been found that private data of President Asif Ali Zardari had also been targeted by some private investigators hired by ‘The Sunday Times’, a news paper owned by Rupert Murdoch. Nick Davies, a journalist who uncovered the recent phone hacking scandal to expose the unethical and illegal news-gathering practices in the British press, was of the view that President Zardari’s credit card data was obtained by a private investigator for The Sunday Times.
Apple has fixed the vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch that had allowed hackers to attack Apple devices after they were JailBroken. The loop hole came into view when JailBreakMe.com released code that allowed Apple customers to JailBreak their devices. The jailbreaking code showed a problem in the iOS code that could be used for hacking Apple devices wirelessly.
Hackers have certainly made an impression in 2011. Sony, Apple, Fox News and numerous other organizations have face hackers this year. This time Pentagon has been the target. Pentagon being one of America’s most safe headquarters can easily be classified as a tough target to attack for hackers.