Posts Tagged: hacking


Flip a coin: half of China’s government websites have security flaws

Trojan horses, phishing plugins, and theft of user information are some of the risks you’ll face if you land on a website run by the Chine...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 8:23 pm
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Massive hacking spree in Singapore, possibly over 180 websites defaced

Dozens of Singapore websites, possibly more than 180, have been defaced by hackers in two separate occasions this week. The latest batch of...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:31 am
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Why the Anonymous call for a “million mask march” could succeed in the Philippines

Anonymous is on the offensive this week in the Philippines – and not for the first time. The Anonymous group has previously exposed th...

  • November 4, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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What is Motivating the Hacker Cracking Pakistan’s Biggest Banks? (INTERVIEW)

A couple weeks ago, a Pakistani hacker named “Xploiter” hacked several of the databases of HBL, Pakistan’s largest bank. L...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Pakistani Hacker Cracks Pakistan’s Biggest Bank

With over 40 percent of the nationwide market share, Habib Bank (HBL) is sitting pretty in Pakistan. But perhaps that dominance lulled it in...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Spying or No, China is Stuck With American Technology

Spying or No, China is Stuck With American Technology

Early today, we wrote about allegations in the Chinese press that Cisco has been working with the NSA to help the US spy on China. And needl...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese Tech Companies Are Getting Shut Out of India

Late last week, news broke that India’s Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the ap...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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China digital military exercise

Chinese Army to Conduct First Ever Cyberattack War Games

At some point next month, China’s army will conduct its first ever “digital” technology military exercise, according to Xi...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Lenovo US government sales

New US Law Focuses on China Cyber-Espionage, Could Block Lenovo Sales to Government Departments

With renewed tension and worries over cyberattacks reportedly emanating from state-sponsored entities in China, the new funding bill that pa...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Hacking China’s online games for profit: an interview with a Chinese hacker

Chinese gaming portal Sina Games has run a fascinating piece on hackers who attack web games in China for profit. The full article is well w...

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 3:29 pm
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Dear journalists, stop spreading fear, uncertainty, and doubt in Anonymous coverage

Journalists falsely reported that the Singapore Prime Minister's Office website was hacked. They need to do their homework.

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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Singapore newspaper Straits Times hacked by ‘The Messiah’ from Anonymous collective

Update: The article was edited to reflect that a blog from the Straits Times was hacked. The blog may not have the same content management s...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Report: Chinese iTunes Accounts Apparently Compromised to Artificially Boost Domestic App Rankings

If you’ve got an iTunes account in China, you might want to log in and check out your downloaded apps section. According to this Sina ...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 11:51 pm
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Anonymous Tries to Hack North Korea, Accidentally Hacks Itself and Blasts a Bunch of Unrelated Sites

Anonymous Tries to Hack North Korea, Accidentally Hacks Itself and Blasts a Bunch of Unrelated Sites

I guess this is what they call collateral damage. After hacker collective Anonymous’s long-awaited June 25 hack attack on North Korea,...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Chinese Media: Snowden Says Cisco Helped the US Spy on China

Chinese Media: Snowden Says Cisco Helped the US Spy on China

China has been concerned about the threat Cisco poses to Chinese information security since right around the same time the US got serious ab...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Anonymous Philippines

Cyberhacker Reveals Philippine President’s Mobile Numbers on Facebook

A few days ago, #pR.is0n3R, a member of the Philippine branch of Anonymous, asked his Facebook likers what they would like to tell the Phili...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 1:14 pm
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Anonymous hacks North Korea

Anonymous Claims It Hacked North Korea’s Intranet (But It Probably Didn’t)

The worldwide hacker collective Anonymous announced yesterday that it had hacked North Korean web servers and, among other things, the China...

  • April 3, 2013
  • at 10:19 am
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political Android spyware from China

Now China Seems to be Targeting Human Rights Activists with Android Spyware

Malware and spyware attacks on Chinese dissident groups have usually been focused on PC, Mac, or email accounts. But now specially-made infe...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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