The cyberspace interconnected world and filled with hackers aiming at attacking any bank or government agencies online. The hackers’ intention varies on what sites they often attack. To counteract the problem with hacking, partnerships with industry, allies, and other government agencies formed.
Tuesday, crime and security minister James Brokenshire, call for a meeting regarding cybercrimes. He wants to make sure that hackers worldwide can be prosecuted wherever they are.
At an event in London, Brokenshire said that an international problem needs an appropriate response worldwide. Cybercrime is not limited within a country.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Potraz (Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe) are on a heated argument because of an issue regarding Blackberry services that have no license.
Fox News recently posted that President Obama is dead. It turns out that they are not the one who posted it since their account was hacked. The false news posted on Fox News Politics twitter account, just around 2:30 AM, Eastern Monday time. Before taken out, the said tweet has lasted for five long hours. The twitter account has more than 33,000 followers, and any false message posted on such reputable news network is going to be deemed true by many. The group that hacked the twitter account quickly acknowledges that they are the one behind the hacking – the new group calls themselves Script Kiddies.
During the Sony’s annual general meeting in Tokyo last week, Howard Steger apologizes for the hacking attacks that resulted to the fall of stocks. The evildoer behind the attack had escape.