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Except for one, no evidence of banks data being hacked — SBP clarifies

KARACHI: Rejecting media reports that the data of most banks has been hacked, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday said that no evidence of banks data being hacked had been reported, except for one, ARY News reported. "There is no evidence to this effect nor has this information been provided to the SBP by any bank or law enforcement agency," it said in a statement. "We would like to emphasize that except for the incident of October 27, 2018 in which reportedly the IT security of one bank was compromised, no…

$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

TOKYO: Bitcoin and other digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday.  Osaka-based Tech Bureau, which operates virtual currency exchange Zaif, said its server had been illegally accessed and money transfered. "We decline to comment on the details of how this illegal access occurred, as it is a crime and we've already asked the authorities to investigate," Tech Bureau said in a statement. It added that…

Trump, without evidence, blames China for hacking Clinton emails

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday via Twitter said that China hacked the emails of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton but did not offer any evidence or further information. “Hillary Clinton’s Emails, many of which are Classified Information, got hacked by China. Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ or, after all of their other missteps (Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr, FISA, Dirty Dossier etc.), their credibility will be forever gone!” he tweeted a little after midnight on…

Apple reassures customers after international media reports hack by teen

SYDNEY: Apple Inc said no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer network, downloading internal files and accessing customer accounts. The boy, 16, from the southern city of Melbourne, broke into the U.S. computer giant’s mainframe from his suburban home many times over a year, The Age newspaper reported, citing statements by the teenager’s lawyer in court. The teen downloaded 90 gigabytes of secure files and accessed customer…

Woman who hacked email of pop star Selena Gomez charged in L.A

LOS ANGELES: A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer’s associates. Los Angeles County prosecutors said Friday (July 13) that 21-year-old Susan Antrach of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, has been charged with five identity-theft counts, five fraud counts and one count of accessing and using data without permission. The charges are felonies that collectively could get her nearly 10 years in prison. Prosecutors allege Antrach accessed the…

China hacked sensitive U.S. Navy undersea warfare plans

WASHINGTON:  Chinese government hackers compromised the computers of a U.S. Navy contractor and stole a large amount of highly sensitive data on undersea warfare, including plans for a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on U.S. submarines, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing unnamed U.S. officials. The breaches took place in January and February, the officials told the Post, speaking on condition of anonymity about an ongoing investigation led by the Navy and assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.…

Careem’s 14 million users’ data stolen in cyber attack: Here’s what you need to do now

DUBAI: Popular ride-hailing app Careem was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users including those using the service in Pakistan. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that stored customer and driver account information, on January 14, it said in statement. Names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip data were stolen, though there was no evidence that passwords or credit card information - held on external third-party servers - were compromised,…

Abhishek Bachchan’s Twitter account hacked by Turkish ‘cyber army’

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan ’s Twitter handle lost its “verified account” status on Wednesday after it was allegedly hacked by the same group that took control of accounts of some other well-known Indian users a day before. A string of tweets in Turkish and English were posted from Bachchan’s account, PTI reported. The tweets are not available on his feed now. The alleged hackers, pro-Turkey-based cyber group Ayyildiz Tim, also changed the name of his handle from “JuniorBachchan” to “JuniorBachchana” – the…

Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange hacked, losing $530 million

TOKYO: Coincheck, a major cryptocurrency trading exchange in Tokyo, has been hacked into and has lost about 58 billion yen ($534 million) worth of virtual money, national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday. Coincheck posted on its website on Friday afternoon that it had suspended withdrawals of almost all cryptocurrencies. The exchange has already reported the incident to the police and to Japan’s Financial Services Agency, NHK said. In 2014, Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, which once handled 80 percent of the world’s bitcoin…

Personal data for more than 130,000 sailors hacked: US Navy

CALIFORNIA: Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former United States sailors, the US Navy said on Wednesday. It said a laptop used by a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services employee working on a US Navy contract was hacked. Hewlett Packard informed the Navy of the breach on October 27 and the affected sailors will be notified in the coming weeks, the Navy said. "The Navy takes this incident extremely seriously - this is a matter of trust for our…