Tuesday, May 11

Tag: Hack

Hacker, Graham Ivan Clark Pleads Guilty To Celeb Twitter Hack
Crime

Hacker, Graham Ivan Clark Pleads Guilty To Celeb Twitter Hack

A US teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking several high-profile Twitter accounts in a large-scale Bitcoin scam. Graham Ivan Clark was 17 when he co-ordinated the scam - which hijacked the profiles of celebrities, including Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Barack Obama. He would spend three years in prison as part of his plea deal, a Florida court filing said. But Clark has already served 229 days of this three-year sentence. Now 18, but sentenced as a "youthful offender", he may also be able to serve some of the sentence at a boot camp, the Tampa Bay Times reported. But Clark will also be banned from using computers without permission and supervision from law enforcement. The scam The hack, on 15 July last year, promoted a scam in which h...
Cruzeiro ‘announce’ Move For Barcelona Star Messi After Website Hack
Sport

Cruzeiro ‘announce’ Move For Barcelona Star Messi After Website Hack

The Brazilian club quickly took down the post and said they would take action to identify the hackers who pulled off the prank Brazilian side Cruzeiro gave their fans quite the shock on Friday when their website announced the signing of Barcelona legend Lionel Messi. That announcement, as many would have expected, turned out to be fake — the product of a hack that the club say they are investigating. On Tuesday,  Messi told Barcelona he wants to leave  the club in a shock move after spending 20 years with the Catalan outfit. 
Warning ‘This Is Just The Beginning’ – Iran Hackers Hack Into US Government’s Website
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Warning ‘This Is Just The Beginning’ – Iran Hackers Hack Into US Government’s Website

A US government website has been targeted by hackers claiming to be from Iran. The website for the Federal Depository Library Program, fdlp.gov, showed a picture of Donald Trump being punched in the face, along with a message from ‘the Islamic Republic of Iran’. Below the President’s bleeding face were the words ‘Hacked by Iran Cyber Security Group Hackers’ and ‘this is only a small part of Iran’s cyber ability’. The chilling warning said ‘martyrdom was (Suleimani’s)… reward for years of implacable efforts’. ‘With his departure and with God’s power, his work and path will not cease and severe revenge awaits those criminals who have tainted their filthy hands with his blood and blood of the other martyrs,’ it said. However, a US government spokesperson said ‘there is no con...
Japanese Government Announces Plan To Hack Over 200 Million Citizens Ahead Of 2020 Olympics
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Japanese Government Announces Plan To Hack Over 200 Million Citizens Ahead Of 2020 Olympics

In preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, the Japanese government has approved a law amendment that will allow government workers to hack into unsecured Internet of Things (IoT) devices as part of a national survey. The survey will be conducted by employees of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) under the supervision of the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. By using default passwords and password dictionaries, NICT employees will attempt to log into the IoT devices of Japanese consumers in an effort to gauge their security or lack thereof. A list of insecure IoT devices that use default and simple passwords will be prepared and passed on to the authorities and ISPs so that they can alert consumers regardi...
Even Celebrities Get Hacked: Tips to Keep Your Data Safe
Lifestyle

Even Celebrities Get Hacked: Tips to Keep Your Data Safe

There have been many stories published about celebrities that have had photos leaked online and this just comes to show us that nobody is safe. From Kim Kardashian to Prince Harry, cyber hackers are out there and have the guts to attack even some of the most famous faces. Check out how to stop this from happening to yourself or your business. How Did These Photos Get Out? There are a few ways in which these photographs could have been released, and even Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus didn’t count on their photos being shown to the world. When you throw away an old phone, someone with the right skill set just needs to do a little digging to find all the data you thought you had deleted. Factory reset does not permanently delete this data, despite what you may think. Lost or stolen phones ...
Russian, Chinese Spies Hack President Trump’s Phone
Scandals and Rumours

Russian, Chinese Spies Hack President Trump’s Phone

President Donald Trump’s cellphone conversations are being intercepted by Russia and China to gather information on his associates and policy positions. According to New York Times, discovery was made by White House officials who were alerted by individuals working within these foreign governments. The names of the White House officials and individuals working within these foreign governments have remained anonymous for security reasons. They said the Chinese have determined a list of contacts with whom the president speaks most frequently. The president keeps two official iPhones with modifications by the National Security Agency, and a third personal phone for personal contacts, White House officials said. But using any cell phone poses some risk. The report indicated Trum...
Man Hacks Into Eko Bank’s App, Steals N207m
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Man Hacks Into Eko Bank’s App, Steals N207m

James Nwagalezi, 28, was arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court yesterday, for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account of Eko Bank Plc and unlawfully withdrew N207 million. Nwagalezi has been slammed with a four-count charge bordering on felony to wit unlawfully hacking into the bank account and stealing, preferred against him by the Police. Inspector Jimoh Joseph, the police prosecutor, told the court that the defendant alongside a couple of other friends who are still at large committed the offence on April 27 at Igboelerin, Okokomaiko, Ojo, Lagos. He said that “Nwagalezi was arrested after several months of manhunt. His arrest brings the number of suspects arrested and charged to court to six. The Police are still h...
Man Hacks His Penis While Watching Porn
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Man Hacks His Penis While Watching Porn

A man was rescued after cut his own penis with a knife – while watching porn. The 30-year-old was holed up in his apartment viewing hardcore movies on his smartphone last night in Bangkok, Thailand,The Sun reports. But the footage ”sent him into a frenzy” and he began slicing the skin from his penis in an outrageous act of sadomasochism. The bizarre sex act back-fired when his penis started pouring uncontrollably with blood and he was unable to stem the flow. He made an emergency call and police and paramedics arrived at 10:45pm to find him naked and holding his genitals in the fourth floor apartment in Khet Nong Chok district of the Thai capital. He told workers that he was ”watching porn” and blamed the videos for making him cut his penis. The paramedic from the Ruamkatanyu Foundat...
Honey Traps Hack Israeli Soldiers’ Phones
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Honey Traps Hack Israeli Soldiers’ Phones

Using photos of young women and Hebrew slang, the Palestinian militant group Hamas chatted up dozens of Israeli soldiers online, gaining control of their phone cameras and microphones, the military says. An officer, who briefed reporters on the alleged scam, said the Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip uncovered no major military secrets in the intelligence-gathering operation. Mainly using Facebook, Hamas used fake online identities and photos of young women, apparently found on the internet, to lure soldiers in, the officer said. "Just a second, I'll send you a photo, my dear," one "woman" wrote. "OK. Ha-ha," the soldier replied, before a photo of a blonde woman in a swimsuit popped up. The "woman" then suggested they both download "a simple app that lets us have...
Justin Bieber’s Masturbating Picture Leaked on Social Media!!!
Entertainment

Justin Bieber’s Masturbating Picture Leaked on Social Media!!!

A picture of singer Justin Bieber seemingly masturbating with his hand firmly held on his penis was posted on the Instagram page of his close female friend Chantel Jeffries after her Instagram and Twitter accounts were hacked on Thursday. Some people are alleging that it's a photo-shopped image of the singer but considering they are friends and once reportedly dated, anything is possible.

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