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Asia

Norway accuses China of carrying out cyberattack on parliament, as

The Norwegian government has claimed that Chinese hackers were responsible for a cyberattack on the country’s parliament in March this year, and called on Beijing to tackle and prevent such “malicious” activities. In a statement on Monday, Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said that an investigation into an attack on the national parliament’s email […]Read More

Technology

WordPress Plugin with 5M+ installs found to be vulnerable

Contact Form 7, a popular WordPress plugin used in over 5 million websites, was found to be vulnerable to an unrestricted file upload vulnerability which would allow anyone to upload arbitrary files to the website under certain conditions. Jinson Varghese Behanan, a security researcher from Astra Security found the vulnerability which affects versions 5.3.1 and […]Read More

Technology

Hacker threatened to delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page

On September 27, a Facebooker who goes by the name Chang Chi-yuan threatened to gain unauthorised access to the page of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. Writing in a Facebook post to his 26,000 followers, he promised to delete the Facebook founder’s account, and broadcast himself doing so on Facebook Live on Sunday. Chang […]Read More

Technology

Facebook Confirms Almost 50 Mln People Affected by Security Breach

Facebook shares dropped 2.8 percent after the company announced the discovery of the security flaw. According to the social media giant, the breach, caused by a change made to the ‘view as’ video uploading feature in 2017, theoretically allowed hackers to steal access tokens and use them to take over accounts. The vulnerability was picked […]Read More

Technology

NBT reporter’s Line account hacked and used to borrow money

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT)-Line app users have been warned of possible account hacking after someone used an NBT news reporter’s identity to borrow money from other people. Warut Kasetrat, the NBT news reporter, said he found out his Line account had been hacked after four of his friends told him about messages they received […]Read More

News

British Airways Hit By Major Hacking Attack

British Airways (BA) has announced a major data breach in which hackers stole information about some 380,000 customer credit cards. The airline announced on September 7 that the attack, which lasted nearly two weeks, did not compromise any travel or passport information. BA CEO Alex Cruz apologized for the data leak, saying it was the […]Read More

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E-Banking break down not due to system hacking

BANGKOK, 1st September 2018 (NNT) – Since the recent break down of the e-banking systems of many banks, related agencies have insisted that the cause was not system hacking or cyber threat. Ms. Surangkhana Wayuphap, the Director of the Electronic Transactions Development Agency, who is in charge of Thailand’s Computer Emergency Response Team, or ThaiCERT, […]Read More