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  • WADA says hackers may have doctored leaked data

    Computer hackers who leaked the medical records of more than 100 top athletes in a bid to reveal questionable drug exemptions may have tampered with the data, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

  • Hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

    Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose are among athletes targeted in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group.

  • “IS-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers”

    A group of hackers linked to Islamic State has posted online a list of thousands of New York residents and urged followers of the militant group to target them, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.

  • Ralph Recto

    BB hackers ‘possibly Chinese,’ says Philippines senator

    Chinese hackers are possibly behind one of the world's biggest cyber heists, the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, a senator in the Philippines says.

  • Pro Tempore Ralph Recto

    $34M of stolen BB fund can still be recovered: Philippines Senate chief

    The government can recover 40 percent, or about $34 million, of the $81 million stolen by hackers from Bangladesh’s central bank and laundered through the Philippine banking system, the country’s Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says.

  • Hackers steal $100m from BB account

    Bangladesh Bank has identified the people involved in the hacking of around $100 million (Tk 780 crore) from its foreign currency account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, claim BB officials. Almost the entire amount was transferred online to the Philippines banking system and a small portion of it to Sri Lanka by suspected Chinese hackers on February 5, they said.

  • Hack the Pentagon

    Pentagon invites hackers to attack its websites

    The US Department of Defense invites vetted hackers to test its cybersecurity under a pilot program that is the first of its kind in the federal government.

  • Electronic toy maker Vtech hacked

    Vtech, a company which specialises in electronic toys and educational material for children, has had its app store database, Learning Lodge, hacked.

  • Kaspersky boss warns of emerging cybercrime threats

    Russian online security specialist Eugene Kaspersky says cybercriminals will one day go for bigger targets than PCs and mobiles, sabotaging entire transport networks, electrical grids or financial systems.

  • How to pick the perfect password

    Hackers manages to decode more than 11 million encrypted passwords stolen from the Ashley Madison website, shining fresh light on the importance of password security.

  • Smartwatches, wearables open door to hackers: study

    People who wear smartwatches and connected fitness gadgets can open the door to hackers who could gain access to their data.

  • Amitabh Bachchan Twitter account 'hacked'

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has alleged that his Twitter account has been hacked.