Microsoft’s highly internal secret database of bugs had been hacked in 2013

Microsoft’s internal database contains description of vulnerabilities of its widely used products, including its Windows operating system. This treasure trove of critical information, guarded by just a password, was accessed by hackers in 2013. According to 5 former employees of Microsoft, a highly sophisticated group of hackers had managed to break into Microsoft’s network security…

U.S. authorities seeking access to Kobe Steel’s falsified data

Japan’s No. 3 steelmaker is likely to face an onslaught of legal action, possibly even class-action lawsuits, over the falsification of data in its products which have affected nearly 500 companies. On Tuesday, Japan’s Kobe Steel Ltd has disclosed that U.S. authorities have requested access to the company’s documents related to tis data cheating scandal.…

Princeton University Computer Science graduate’s bitcoin idea draws global investors attention

Read further on why investors including Bain Capital, Digital Currency Group and others are taking basecoin so seriously. U.S. investors, including the Digital Currency Group, have taken part in a pre-sale of basecoin, a crypto-currency which will be created by three Princeton University computer science graduates,Intangible Labs CEO and co-founder Nader Al-Naji. The other investors…

Iranian hackers tried to harvest email password from Britain

While earlier the hack was attributed to Russian hackers, The Time has reported citing intelligence assessments that the Iranians were behind the attack. On Saturday, The Times newspaper reported citing intelligence assessment of the incident that Iran had carried out a cyber attack on British lawmakers earlier this year. The news comes at a time…

Samsung Electronic’s Vice Chairman and CEO announces his departure from the company

Despite a brilliant performance in the third quarter, Samsung Electronics, the South Korean conglomerate is facing a vacuum in its top leadership which presents a never before opportunity for new generation leaders. On Friday, in a shocking revelation, Kwon Oh-hyun, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s CEO and Vice Chairman said he plans on stepping down from…

Lockheed Martin Corp’s Joint Strike Fighter program stolen from Australia in a cyber attack

The hacker had managed to breach the defenses and had downloaded nearly 30GB of data related to military hardware, including smart bombs, Joint Strike Fighter, naval vessels, P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane and other military hardware, over the course of 5 months. On Thursday, Australia’s defense ministry disclosed that a hacker had managed to breach its…

Deloitte’s servers were hacked in September 2017: The Guardian

As a result of the hack, confidential information of nearly 350 of its clients have been leaked. The Guardian has reported citing anonymous sources, Deloitte, a global accounting firm, had suffered a cyber attack in September. As a result of the cyber attack, a server which contained e-mails of nearly 350 of its clients, including…