18
Saturday
August 2018
1:56 AM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | About Deepika 
Business News
London police seize bitcoin worth $667,000 from hacker
 
London, May 25 (AP) London police have seized half a million pounds ( 667,000) worth of bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department.

Cybercrime detectives seized the bitcoin from Grant West, 26, who was sentenced to 10 years and 8 months in prison Friday for attacking some 100 companies worldwide, largely using 'phishing' email scams to obtain the financial data.

Once he obtained the data, West would then sell the material to market places on the dark web and convert his profits into bitcoin.

The London Metropolitan police discovered evidence of cyberattacks on 17 major firms including Sainsbury's, Asda, the British Cardiovascular Society and the Finnish bitcoin exchange.

Officers also recovered a memory card containing approximately 78 million individual usernames and passwords.


US dollar ends sharply higher against rupee
Erdogan says Turkey 'won't lose economic war' after lira crash
Nifty scales another peak of 11,470, up 20 points
Govt should consider framing dedicated policy for BPO sector: Par panel
SBI launches unified payment terminal- MOPAD
IKEA to open first India outlet at Hyderabad tomorrow
Govt withdraws FRDI bill in Parliament following backlash
Jet Airways releases salaries to employees, decides against pay cut
TRAI gives nod for sale of 5G spectrum
Maruti Suzuki India posts marginal decline in July sales at 1,64,369 units
RBI rate hike to avoid drifting away from inflation mandate, says Patel
India Post Payments Bank to start operations with 650 branches in August
Twitter kills 143,000 apps, charts new rules for developers
Walmart looks to double wholesale presence in?India, open 20 stores over next three years
Third party insurance for two, four-wheeler be made mandatory: Supreme Court
Samsung, Xiaomi corner 60 pc share of India's smartphone mkt in Q2: Canalys
Indo-Pacific must be free, open and and inclusive region: Swaraj
Govt working on another verison of UDAN, says Sinha
Talks on between India, Singapore for cruise tourism: Gadkari
Govt doubles import duty on over 50 textile products
KERALA NEWS
Pregnant woman airlifted by Navy gave birth to baby boy
 Aluva: After hours of anxiety and fear, the pregnant woman who was adventorously saved from the flo  
Pregnant woman airlifted by Navy give birth to baby boy
Fuel stations run short of stock is a false campaign
CM warns against spreading fake 'flood' news
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Toll soars to 48 in Kabul education centre blast
 (Kabul, Aug 16, 2018):At least 48 students were killed and 67 others injured in a suicide bom
Bridge collapses in Italy during heavy storm, crushing cars
Officials: Afghan forces push back Taliban from key city
Bangladesh ex-PM Zia gets bail in defamation case
NATIONAL NEWS
Water level of Mullaperiyar to be reduced to 139 feet, orders SC
 New Delhi: The Supreme Court told Kerala and Tamil Nadu that an effort has been made to bring the wa
Lead Us, DMK Leaders Tell Stalin, Day After Brother Alagiri's Message
No income generated from YI-National Herald transaction: Sonia Gandhi to HC
Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2017 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.