FBI probing possible Russian hack of US newsrooms: CNN

2016-08-23 22:36

Hackers with apparent ties to Russia have conducted a series of cyber attacks on US media outlets, including the New York Times, CNN reports.

Expect more hack attacks in SA - Anonymous

2016-07-25 13:56

Hacktivist group Anonymous Africa says it has inspired others to launch cyber attacks for political purposes in South Africa and across the region.

4 'cyber hygiene' tips to stay safe

2016-05-09 09:23

Now is a great time to clear out your digital clutter and make sure that you're adequately protected against hackers

US drops Apple case after unlocking attacker’s iPhone

2016-03-29 07:21

The US said it has gained access to the data on the iPhone used by a terrorist and no longer needs Apple’s assistance, marking an end to a legal clash over digital privacy.

Hackers hit national meat wholesaler

2015-12-08 12:13

A national meat wholesaler with operations in Pietermaritzburg was held to digital ransom by an unknown hacker last week.

Smarter networks will fight ‘internet of threats’ risk

2015-11-18 11:32

Connecting objects such as cars to the internet can become a risky business if security threats aren't properly handled, says a networking expert.

Infidelity website Ashley Madison - which suffered a major cyber breach earlier this year - is forecast to disappear in 2016, according to a 24/7 WallStreet prediction.

Infidelity website Ashley Madison - which suffered a major cyber breach earlier this year - is forecast to disappear in 2016, according to a 24/7 WallStreet prediction.

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Apple: It's 'impossible' to unlock new iPhones

2015-10-21 07:37

Apple told a US judge that accessing data stored on a locked iPhone would be 'impossible' with devices using its latest operating system.

US says 5.6 million fingerprints stolen

2015-09-23 17:00

The massive breaches of US government records have resulted in the theft of some 5.6 million sets of fingerprints.

Ashley Madison sued over data breach

2015-08-25 09:58

The infidelity website and its parent company have been sued in a federal court in California.


North Korea reportedly hacked into emails of Seoul officials

2016-08-01 15:27

South Korean prosecutors believe North Korea hacked into the email accounts of dozens of South Korean government officials this year - the latest in a series of suspected cyber-attacks by Pyongyang.

LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

2016-05-19 07:13

The professional social network has told members that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack has been leaked online.

Seven ways to guard your assets against cyber-criminals

2016-04-12 10:30

As more individuals opt to do online banking, Trevor Damon, head of fraud strategy: WIMI at Barclays Africa Group, shares seven ways you can protect your accounts and money.

Apple fights 'dangerous' order to hack iPhone

2016-02-18 14:39

The smartphone maker has rejected a judge's order to help the FBI break into an iPhone used by a shooter.

Sheraton, Westin owner suffers cyber intrusion

2015-11-21 10:28

Starwood Hotels said that hackers had infected payment systems in some of its establishments, potentially comprising credit card data of its customers.

Hacker groups claims to hit ISIS accounts

2015-11-17 21:30

The hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have taken out 5 500 Twitter accounts linked to the Islamic State group.

Teen hacks TalkTalk

2015-10-26 23:26

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy over a cyber attack on telephone and internet provider TalkTalk, in Britain.

US forex broker says it has been hacked

2015-10-05 15:30

Online foreign exchange market broker FXCM says it has been hacked in an intrusion that has seen money withdrawn from some customers' accounts.

Russian pleads guilty in major hacking case

2015-09-16 15:40

A Russian accused of hacking payment systems of major retailers and the Nasdaq stock market, resulting in $300m in losses, has pleaded guilty to US criminal charges.

Ashley Madison hackers vow more attacks

2015-08-23 11:49

The hacking group has likened Ashley Madison to "a drug dealer abusing addicts" and threatened to carry out more attacks.

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