One-third of corporate cyber attacks succeed - survey

2016-11-03 09:25

About one-third of targeted attempts to breach corporations’ cyber defenses succeed but three-quarters of executives remain unaccountably confident in their security strategies.

German spy service fingers Russia for major cyber attacks

2016-05-13 21:32

Germany's domestic secret service has accused Russia of a series of international cyber attacks aimed at spying and sabotage, in "hybrid warfare" that also targeted the German parliament last year.

Jump in SA email ‘whaling’ attacks

2016-01-05 14:02

Spoof emails that appear to be sent from organisations' top executives to trick finance staff into making illegitimate wire transfers are on the rise, reveals a survey.

Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis

2015-06-08 21:59

Obama says US does not yet have 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis to fight Islamic State

US firms seek cyber experts for top jobs

2014-05-30 17:45

Some of the largest US companies are looking to hire cybersecurity experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards.

Target CEO stepping down

2014-05-05 17:30

Target chief executive and chairperson Gregg Steinhafel is leaving in the wake of the devastating data breach late last year that hurt profits.

More US retailers victims of cyber attacks

2014-01-13 19:00

Target and Neiman Marcus are not the only US retailers whose networks have been breached over the holiday shopping season last year, sources say.

UK plans new cyber force

2013-09-29 22:37

Britain's defence secretary has said it is recruiting hundreds of experts for a new cyber force designed to protect the nation's vital data.

Girl’s suicide after website bullying

2013-08-06 11:44

Social site used in SA and blamed for suicides is labelled ‘stalker’s paradise’.

Cyber attacks on medical devices a new threat

2013-06-14 08:30

US authorities warned makers of medical devices and hospital networks to step up efforts to guard against potential cyber attacks.


Nato officer: Cyber attacks complicate threats to alliance

2016-10-22 11:52

A senior Nato officer says the addition of cyber warfare to traditional threats means the military alliance faces a 360° threat.

Britain's HSBC back online after cyber attack

2016-01-31 17:36

British bank HSBC says its internet and mobile banking services were fully up and running again after it was hit by a cyber-attack.

China hackers targeting US officials since 2010

2015-08-10 18:30

Chinese hackers have been accessing the private emails of top US national security and trade officials since April 2010, according to an NBC News report.

'Freak' attack warning for Windows PCs

2015-03-08 12:20

Microsoft has warned that Windows PC users are vulnerable "Freak" attacks, which was believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers.

Hackers charged for targeting Australia, Indonesia

2014-05-22 11:14

Two alleged members of international hacker group Anonymous have been charged by Australian authorities with targeting local and Indonesian government websites.

China: Hacking attacks soar in 2013

2014-03-28 15:06

Hacking attacks on Chinese computers in 2013 jumped by more than half compared with the previous year, with attacks from the US making up a significant proportion.

Cyber attack fears as Israeli tunnel is hit

2013-10-28 08:03

When Israel's military chief delivered a high-profile speech this month outlining the greatest threats his country might face in the future, he listed computer sabotage as a top concern.

Researchers warn of cyber attackers

2013-09-26 09:37

Security researchers say they've uncovered a cyber mercenary team specialising in attacks on targets in Japan and South Korea.

Britain 'under attack' in cyberspace

2013-07-01 10:00

Britain is seeing about 70 sophisticated cyber espionage operations a month against government or industry networks.

Cyber experts fear escalation of attacks

2013-05-19 15:06

Stealing $45m lifted from two Middle Eastern banks in a daring global plot, might pale next to an attack that could switch off the lights of a major city.

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