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14 Mar 2021
Swiss authorities raid Verkada hacker's premises, seize devices
On Friday, Swiss authorities raided the apartment of 21-year-old Tillie Kottmann, the hacker behind the Verkada breach from earlier this week.
29 Jan 2021
Apple goes after Facebook, Google with its pro-privacy PR move
Apple CEO Tim Cook made a commitment to privacy while speaking at the Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection conference.
18 Jan 2021
Biden's inauguration: FBI to vet 25,000 National Guard troops
Ahead of United States President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, defense officials are worried about an insider attack from service members.
13 Jan 2021
FBI opens 160+ investigation cases against Capitol Hill rioters
The FBI has opened more than 160 investigation cases against the January 6 Capitol Hill rioters, officials in Washington said.
06 Jan 2021
Julia Roberts working on another show, this time with Apple
Julia Roberts was expected to return on Homecoming, or so her fans thought.
26 Nov 2020
Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump
Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.
14 Nov 2020
Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report
The second-highest leader of the al-Qaeda, who was accused of masterminding the 1998 attacks on United States embassies in Africa, has reportedly been killed.
16 Oct 2020
US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls
American voters on Thursday (local time) heard incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden tell what they would do after coming to power and how they are the better version of their competitor.
28 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Walmart-Microsoft team up for TikTok deal, and more
In the updates since last night, TikTok, the current talk of the town, got Walmart as the latest bidder for its business.
19 Aug 2020
Galen Gering returns to 'Days of Our Lives' sans Alfonso
Days of Our Lives is retaining Galen Gering a.k.a. the dashing Rafe Hernandez.
03 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91
A lot has happened over the weekend.
01 Aug 2020
Chinese hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna: Report
Last week, the US Justice Department charged two China-linked hackers, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi, with stealing valuable data from organizations in the US and around the world.
30 Jul 2020
Teaser of 'The Comey Rule' shows a menacing Trump
The teaser for miniseries The Comey Rule is out and its fleeting depiction of US President Donald Trump is remarkable.
19 Jul 2020
FBI is using a travel company for global surveillance: Report
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employs a range of tools and databases to de-anonymize and track criminal suspects.
17 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO
In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.
05 Jun 2020
Dawood Ibrahim tests positive for coronavirus, hospitalized: Report
Wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim has contracted coronavirus and is admitted to an army hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, News18 reported on Friday citing top government sources.
14 May 2020
Chinese hackers tried stealing US COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here
Even as the world remains battered by the coronavirus pandemic, hackers are not stopping from disrupting the work going on to fight the crisis.
16 Apr 2020
Here's your chance to be in a Martin Scorsese film
If you have ever dreamt of working with Hollywood greats like Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Leonardo DiCaprio, now is the time to make it happen.
07 Apr 2020
World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes
According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.
22 Jan 2020
Apparently, Saudi Crown Prince hacked Jeff Bezos's phone via WhatsApp
Last year, Gavin de Becker, a security specialist known for assisting the CIA and FBI, claimed that the Saudi government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.
21 Jan 2020
#ScareAlert: This app can pull name, other details from images!
As Europe mulls banning public use of facial recognition systems, a new and potentially scary avatar of the technology has come to light.
18 Dec 2019
#GamingBytes: Five best detective video games of all time
The thrill of solving a puzzle before the protagonist is what draws us to detective films and stories.
14 Nov 2019
#ComicBytes: Who are the creepiest serial killers in Batman universe?
Murder, mystery, the macabre, humans have always been fascinated by the depravity of human nature. Serial killers thus hold a 'special' place in our quirky minds.
17 Oct 2019
#ComicBytes: Five times Iron Man has killed in comics
Marvel superhero Iron Man is famous as the bad boy philanthropist do-gooder with his own unique brand of charm and flamboyance.
08 Oct 2019
Ranking the top controversies in NBA to date
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the top basketball tournament in the world and produces some big moments each and every season.
23 Sep 2019
Love 'Billions'? You can try these five intriguing shows
Billions is a captivating drama series that mixes the world of politics with that of New York high finance.
13 Sep 2019
Five super weird facts about Superman
Superman is one of DC's and our world's most recognizable superheroes.
22 Aug 2019
Ransomware everywhere: One coordinated attack hits 22 American towns
Even two years after the super-dangerous WannaCry ransomware attack, government computer systems haven't been equipped with the technology to thwart critical cyber-crimes.
11 Aug 2019
Apple's Face ID just got hacked in most bizarre way
Apple's Face ID is said to be one of the safest available biometric locks.
11 Aug 2019
Jeffrey Epstein, accused in sex-trafficking case, dead in apparent suicide
Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell in an apparent suicide on Saturday.
02 Jul 2019
Deadly chemical weapon found inside Facebook's headquarters, four buildings evacuated
The deadly nerve agent sarin, which can cause paralysis and respiratory failure, might have entered Facebook's headquarters in Silicon Valley, prompting the tech giant to evacuate four buildings on Monday.
29 Jun 2019
US: Islamic teacher sent porn videos to 15-year-old student; arrested
An Islamic teacher in Virginia, who engaged in sexual video conversations with a 15-year-old student, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was convicted at a trial in Alexandria federal court earlier this year.
08 Jun 2019
'Black Mirror' 'Smithereens' Review: Relevant message; Sub-par storyline [Spoilers]
The current season of Black Mirror feels different from the others and not in a good way.
31 May 2019
Shows and movies to watch on Amazon Prime in June
Your binge-watching schedule for June is all set because Amazon Prime Video is here with some amazing new content.
28 May 2019
Teen hacked Apple's system to get job, got caught
A 17-year-old teen from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's computer systems.
27 May 2019
GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke shot to global stardom after the show's premiere in 2011.
20 May 2019
What your favorite 'Game of Thrones' stars are doing next
While Game of Thrones might have ended with a tad bit disappointing finale, the future for the cast of this fantasy drama looks far from bleak.
19 Apr 2019
I'm f****d: Trump after Mueller was appointed for Russian probe
US President Donald Trump's first reaction to Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel was "this is the end of my Presidency" and the President was so furious that he reacted with an expletive, according to the counsel's report.
31 Mar 2019
Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezos's phone, accessed private data
In a shocking revelation, a top-level security specialist has alleged that the Saudi Arabian government had hacked the phone of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man.
29 Mar 2019
US man pleads guilty of kidnapping 13-year-old, murdering her parents
A 21-year-old Wisconsin man, Jake Thomas Patterson, pleaded guilty of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl, and murdering her parents.