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Companies face major cybercrime offensive

2015-06-29 11:19

Businesses across the globe are facing unprecedented cyber attack risks as criminal groups bombard servers with malware, new research has revealed.

SA 'wary' of internet banking

2015-06-24 12:22

Banking on the internet has become a mainstream activity, but a study says many South Africans still believe that visiting a branch is safer than using online platforms.

Computer worm enabled spying on Iran talks

2015-06-10 23:39

A computer worm designed to gather foreign intelligence and widely linked to Israel has been used to spy on negotiations with Iran on curtailing its nuclear programme.

Majority of spam originates in the US

2015-05-20 09:05

While global spam has declined slightly, the United States remains the largest source for dodgy emails hitting inboxes around the world, a survey has found.

Google launches new online safety tool

2015-04-30 09:12

The search giant has launched a new tool designed to protect internet users from phishing attacks.

Cyber threat puts iPhones at risk

2015-04-13 12:32

Apple smartphones face a new threat that could give cyber criminals the ability to compromise networks, a security firm has said.

Quarter of SA unaware of mobile malware

2015-03-26 12:31

A large number of mobile phone users in South Africa do not understand the risks of cyber threats and expose themselves to cybercrime, a survey shows.

Apple Mac no guarantee of internet safety

2015-02-24 11:53

Just because you have an Apple Mac it does not mean that you are insulated from cyber threats, a new survey has found.

Researchers expose massive US spying programme

2015-02-17 08:15

The US National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers.

Cyber scammers blow holes in SA wallets

2015-01-30 14:05

South Africans are facing an increasing threat from cyber criminals who want to steal their money.

 

Facebook reveals new security tool

2015-06-24 13:24

Facebook announced it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for its users.

Israel dismisses cyber hacking accusation

2015-06-11 11:52

An Israeli deputy minister dismissed as baseless reports Israel may have had a connection to a computer virus used to compromise Iran nuclear talks.

New internet scam targets Windows Live

2015-05-22 08:58

Criminals are engaged in a new scam where they exploit your Windows Live ID to steal personal information.

Cyber thieves eyeing your bank balance

2015-05-12 10:04

The first three months of 2015 has confirmed that cyber criminals are determined to steal cash with sophisticated tools capable of multiple threats.

20% in SA think passwords have no value

2015-04-23 12:00

A significant percentage of South Africans are not aware of the value of their personal information such as passwords, a survey has found.

Google: We're keeping Android safe

2015-04-10 09:42

Google is focused on keeping its Android mobile operating system secure despite cyber criminals' attacks on the platform.

Mobile sharing is daring the bad guys

2015-02-25 09:25

South Africans take their ubuntu ideology too far when it comes to their smartphones with nearly half taking absolutely no precautions with personal data.

Cyber bank robbery nets a billion

2015-02-17 16:04

A single cyber criminal gang has stolen up to $1bn from financial institutions over a two year period.

This is how crooks get into your bank account

2015-02-03 11:00

Next time a cyber crook steals money from your bank account, the reason for the breach may be closer to home than you think.

Online safety tips for kids

2015-01-14 13:20

Children are particularly vulnerable on the internet because young people are often more naïve than adults, says an online security company.

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