Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera and Mila Kunis were among the 50 other celebrities who became the target of 35 year old hacker Christopher Chaney of Jacksonville from Florida, USA. Chaney was arrested today by FBI under the operation named “Operation Hackerazzi“. 26 hacking related charges including accessing protected computers without authorization, damaging protected computers, wiretapping and aggravated identity theft and more were indited on the hacker.
Yesterday the news came in that Pakistan Cyber Army a group called HEX786 hacked 270 websites of India including the Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) website. Today the Indian and Pakistani media has started reporting on this issue too. Some are calling it the start of cyber war. Previously, group from both the countries had been attacking on each other official websites, but this one is the biggest deface ever.
Is it the beginning of cyber war? On 26th November 2010, Indian hackers called “Indian Cyber Army” hacked 40 major government websites of Pakistan by entering into the root of NTC servers. In reply to those 40 websites, a group of Pakistani hackers called HEX786 on 27th November 2010 announced that they have hacked 270 Indian official websites including Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) website.
The Perspectives add-on was developed at the university’s School of Computer Science and College of Engineering.
The software protects Firefox users against potential “man-in-the-middle” wireless attacks when users are surfing the web.
The Perspectives system also supports domain name website certificates provided by the likes of VeriSign, Comodo and Godaddy.