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Cyber ‘soldiers’ to unleash ransomware on Pak sites

This Independence day it will be a full-fledged war between India and Pakistan but on the cyber world between the hackers of the two countries. Indian techies claim that they would not restrict to defacing Pakistani websites but will hijack their network and infect with ransomware. Active Indian hackers who have been attacking Pak network told Mail Today that they will be attempting to crash over a thousand Pak sites, including their government and critical infrastructure portals.

A result of which on August 3, an anonymous India hacker defaced Pakistan government website www.pakistan.gov.pk. to celebrate I-Day. Desi hacker Ne0-h4ck3r posted Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings.

Now, other underground groups claim they will take down as many sites possible. Cyber crime experts claims that India-Pakistan hacking is almost ritualistic attacks, every year as underground hacking communities

Read more at: https://in.news.yahoo.com/indian-hackers-set-unleash-ransomware-215348317.html

Cyber ‘soldiers’ to unleash ransomware on Pak sites

This Independence day it will be a full-fledged war between India and Pakistan but on the cyber world between the hackers of the two countries. Indian techies claim that they would not restrict to defacing Pakistani websites but will hijack their network and infect with ransomware. Active Indian hackers who have been attacking Pak network told Mail Today that they will be attempting to crash over a thousand Pak sites, including their government and critical infrastructure portals.

A result of which on August 3, an anonymous India hacker defaced Pakistan government website www.pakistan.gov.pk. to celebrate I-Day. Desi hacker Ne0-h4ck3r posted Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings.

Now, other underground groups claim they will take down as many sites possible. Cyber crime experts claims that India-Pakistan hacking is almost ritualistic attacks, every year as underground hacking communities from both the countries launch cyber attacks on each other around this time

Read more at: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indian-hackers-ransomware-pakistani-websites-independence-day/1/1024486.html

Lives of brave soldiers ruined in online ‘sextortion’ scams putting the Army at blackmail risk

Soldiers are being targeted in “sextortion” stings that can ruin their lives – or put them and their comrades at risk.

A probe is under way after a number of troops handed over thousands of pounds to blackmailers fronted by ­beautiful ­women on dating sites.

After getting victims to send intimate pictures and videos, the crooks threaten to publish them unless they are paid, Sunday People can reveal.

But chillingly, Army bosses fear the gangs – believed to be based in the Philippines and the Baltic states – may also try to force soldiers to hand over highly confidential information that can be sold on to other criminals.

A soldier in uniform on an online dating website

The Royal Military Police have issued a warning about the scams and a Sunday People probe found one soldier was pushed to the brink of suicide and another victim’s marriage

Read more at: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/lives-brave-soldiers-ruined-online-10853980

The Army is looking into allegations that soldiers were involved in nude photo sharing

The Army is looking into allegations that some soldiers may be involved in an image-sharing message board where troops from all branches of the service are allegedly crowdsourcing naked pictures of female service members.

“Special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s specialized Computer Crime Investigative Unit are currently assessing information and photographs on a civilian website that appear to include U.S. Army personnel,” Army spokeswoman Cynthia Smith said in a statement to Army Times.

The special agents are working to “determine if a criminal offense has occurred,” Smith said.

First reported by
Business Insider, the Army’s inquiry comes one day after news broke about AnonIB, a website where purported male service members request naked pictures of their female counterparts by name, rank and duty station. The Business Insider report also said the men allegedly were cyber-stalking and sharing nude photos of their female

Read more at: https://www.armytimes.com/articles/army-looks-into-allegations-soldiers-were-involved-in-nude-photo-sharing

The Army is looking into allegations that soldiers were involved in …

The Army is looking into allegations that some soldiers may be involved in an image-sharing message board where troops from all branches of the service are allegedly crowdsourcing naked pictures of female service members.

“Special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s specialized Computer Crime Investigative Unit are currently assessing information and photographs on a civilian website that appear to include U.S. Army personnel,” Army spokeswoman Cynthia Smith said in a statement to Army Times.

The special agents are working to “determine if a criminal offense has occurred,” Smith said.

First reported by
Business Insider, the Army’s inquiry comes one day after news broke about AnonIB, a website where purported male service members request naked pictures of their female counterparts by name, rank and duty station. The Business Insider report also said the men allegedly were cyber-stalking and sharing nude photos of their female

Read more at: https://www.armytimes.com/articles/army-looks-into-allegations-soldiers-were-involved-in-nude-photo-sharing

Bodies of four missing soldiers recovered from avalanche site in Gurez sector of Kashmir; death toll reaches 14:Police.

20:11 HRS IST

Hyderabad, Jan 17 (PTI) A US citizen working with a
multi-national law firm here was arrested by the Cyber Crime
Wing of Telangana Police, for allegedly downloading and
uploading child pornography in the form of videos and images.

The accused has been identified as James Kirk Jones, a
release issued by the CID said.

The action was taken after police received Interpol
input of an IP address from which child pornography was being
shared. The accused was arrested yesterday, said the release.

A case under relevant section of Information Technology
Act, 2000, was registered and investigation was taken up, it
said.

“During the course of investigation the IP address was
traced to the address of accused at Madhapur. Immediately his
premises were searched and police seized a laptop containing
29,288 items of child pornographic videos and images among
others,” said the release.

Jones has confessed that from childhood he developedRead more at: http://www.ptinews.com/news/8301482_US-national-held-for-downloading-child-pornography.html