Hacking Crew Awarded $200,000
Chinese Hacking Crew Exploits iPhones and Google Nexus Devices, Awarded $200,000

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iCloud Celebrity Hacker Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison
Officials have announced that the hacker who stole nude photos of female celebrities in 2014 has now been sentenced to 18 months in a federal prison.

Chinese Hacking Crew Exploits iPhones and Google Nexus Devices, Awarded $200,000
Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Nexus 6P, which run iOS and Android – two most widely- used mobile phone platforms in the world have been hacked this week as a part of the Pwn2Own white hat hackers contest.

FlashPoint: Historic DDoS Attacks the Work of Amateur Hackers
FlashPoint, a prominent business risk intelligence firm has concluded – in a primary analysis – that the massively disruptive DDoS attacks on DNS provider Dyn was the work of amateur hackers.

Hacker Group Takes Credit for Internet-Crippling DDoS Attacks
A string of DDoS attacks that targeted the DNS (Domain Name System) provider Dyn was historic in its scale due to the sheer size and disruption the attacks caused on Friday last week. Now, a ‘hacker group’ called New World Hackers, who claim to be WikiLeaks supporters have taken credit for the attacks.

This Open-Source Tool Protects Your MBR from Ransomware
Cisco Systems’ Talos cybersecurity team has released an open-source available freely to protect the master boot record of a computer from the menace of malware including ransomware.

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