The US has charged Chinese businessman Su Bin with hacking security systems of a number of large companies with an aim of obtaining secret information of military departments, the British broadcast corporation BBC reports Saturday.
The defense team of Russian citizen Roman Seleznyov arrested by the US authorities reached him at last, Roman's father, State Duma deputy Valery Seleznyov told reporters on Friday. "Lawyers have been hired and they have contacted Roman."
Hackers have attacked a Sudanese website close to the country's powerful security apparatus, AFP learned on Friday.
The Russian Foreign Ministry expects Russian diplomats might soon be able to visit Russian citizen Roman Seleznyov detained by US security services.
Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the private information of all federal workers, the New York Times reported, quoting senior US officials.
The Russian Foreign Ministry does whatever it can to prevent the same scenario with Russian hacker Roman Seleznyov as it was with Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko and Russian businessman Viktor Bout, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Supremacy of Law, Konstantin Dolgov, told RIA Novosti. "There is high chance that we can face the same scenario, that's why we do our best to prevent this," Dolgov said.
North Korea has almost doubled the number of elite hackers over the past two years in an effort to launch mass cyberattacks, the South's Yonhap news agency reported Sunday citing military sources.
Internet hackers temporarily took over control over Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire, AFP reports.
Hackers claim to have cracked open correspondence between top Ukrainian officials about rebellious moods brewing among troops sent to fight the self-defense forces of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics in the east. The screenshots of the messages acting Defense Minister Mikhail Koval and Attorney General Vitaly Yarema exchanged on June 20 have been posted on the Internet.
The main threat for organizers and participants of the upcoming G20 summit in Australia's Brisbane will come from hackers, Australia Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) director-general of security David Irvine said, according to TASS news agency reports.
The Anonymous group of hactivists is threatening to launch a cyber attack this week against Middle East oil firms and oil-rich Arab governments in the Gulf.
The Facebook page of Russian Minister of Energy Aleksandr Novak has been hacked, the minister's press service says.
A Romanian using the online moniker "Guccifer" was indicted Thursday on US charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people including family of former presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush.
Joining the growing protests at the 2014 World Cup, Anonymous defaced several Brazilian government websites and hacked into the Brazilian Foreign Ministry's server, compromising emails and attachments. In addition to the hacktivists from Anonymous, the World Cup has attracted protesters from all over the world.
A private US cybersecurity company on Monday accused a unit of China's military of conducting far-reaching hacking operations to advance the country's satellite and aerospace programs, according to Reuters reports.
After recent revelations that the US Government engages in massive hacking, the planting of malware and spyware to gain control and access to computers and engages in massive internet surveillance one has to take all accusations by the US of hacking with a grain of salt.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has put Russian citizen Evgeni Bogachev on the list of the most dangerous hackers, Robert Anderson, Deputy Chief Executive of the FBI said on Monday.
The hacker group Anonymous is preparing a cyber-attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil to protest the lavish spending on the soccer games in a country struggling to provide basic services, said a hacker with knowledge of the plan on Friday.
Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was caught for computer hacking, has switched sides after his arrest. Since that time when the FBI appeared at his threshold, Hector Xavier Monsegur helped the US government to disrupt hundreds of cyber-attacks.