ARTICLES RELATING TO CYBERCRIME

WATCH: Hackers take control of a Jeep

2015-07-24 09:16

Modern cars with built-in smart technology could make them vulnerable to hackers, a video purports to show.

Here's how easy it is for crooks to steal your ID

2015-07-22 08:22

Cyber crooks don't need to hack your computer or cellphone to steal an identity; they can simply trawl cemeteries for a target ID, says a security expert.

ID theft costs SA firms R1 billion per year

2015-07-20 12:54

Identity theft is costing South Africa a fortune and the scale of the problem is on the increase, says a research organisation.

Money secrets of cyber crooks revealed

2015-07-16 07:46

A cyber criminal economic network ensures the continued operations of illicit activities on the web, a new report has found.

Hacking Team suspects government of attack

2015-07-13 12:28

Hacking Team has said a government might have been behind a massive hack of its systems and warned that the subsequent leaking of its computer codes could be a bonus for cyber criminals.

Disciplinary action for Facebook-active Pollsmoor inmates

2015-07-11 06:50

Three inmates at the Pollsmoor prison in Cape Town who opened a Facebook page and posted images of themselves in jail, will face disciplinary action soon, the Department of Correctional Services says.

BlackBerry blasts snooping proposals

2015-07-09 08:46

The Canadian phone maker has rejected political moves to ban strong encryption, saying that it's a short-sighted policy that would not serve companies or governments.

China 'trying to hack into everything' - Hillary

2015-07-05 13:02

Hillary Clinton has accused China of "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America" and stealing government information, in strongly worded comments likely to irk Beijing.

US to press China on cyber theft

2015-06-24 15:10

The Obama administration is deeply concerned about cyber theft of commercial secrets sponsored by foreign governments and plans to take the matter up with Chinese officials.

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.

 

Microsoft joins effort to curb revenge porn

2015-07-23 08:43

Microsoft has announced it was joining an effort to curb so-called "revenge porn", by helping victims remove links to sexually explicit images.

Hackers threaten to leak sexual fantasies of cheaters

2015-07-21 09:21

Hackers have threatened to leak details including the credit card information, nude photos and sexual fantasies of as many as 37 million customers of a dating website that caters to cheating spouses.

Nedbank takes the fight to cyber scammers

2015-07-17 14:38

Nedbank's new big data security tool will help the bank's clients avoid being victims of fraud.

'Hacktivists' take down arts, culture dept's website

2015-07-15 18:30

The government's arts and culture website appears to have been hacked by a self-styled "hacktivist" group.

UAE police nab Nigerian gang for hacking US accounts

2015-07-12 20:49

United Arab Emirates police have busted a cell of three Nigerian hackers who targeted US bank accounts, the interior ministry says.

Negligence the 'main reason' for cyber hacking

2015-07-10 06:45

Negligence has been cited as the key reason for cyber security breaches, new research shows.

Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership

2015-07-07 14:27

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced the first results of a partnership designed to provide secure Android smartphones for enterprise users.

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.

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.

Drug sales rule the Dark Web

2015-06-23 14:30

Drugs are the most traded commodities in the Dark Web, researchers say.

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