Almost 1 million German homes hacked

2016-11-29 05:53

Internet service for almost one million households in Germany was disrupted by likely deliberate hacking, provider Deutsche Telekom says.

Hacking group targets Windows, Adobe Flash

2016-11-02 08:42

Microsoft Corp. said a computer-hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash program.

Czechs arrest Russian hacker sought by US

2016-10-19 22:00

Czech police say they have arrested a Russian hacker who is suspected of cyberattacks in the United States.

UK police investigate Pippa Middleton royal photo 'hack'

2016-09-24 20:03

Scotland Yard has been investigating after reports that 3 000 photographs had been hacked from Pippa Middleton, sister-in-law of Britain's Prince William, and someone has been trying to sell them.

CIA boss warns of Russian hacking

2016-09-12 08:11

CIA Director John Brennan has warned that Russia has "exceptionally capable and sophisticated" computer capabilities and that the US must be on guard.

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.


Top tips on protecting your devices from hackers

2016-11-18 08:31

Billions of devices now are connected as part of a rapidly expanding 'internet of things', but many such devices were developed without security considerations.

Britain says its military is hacking ISIS

2016-10-21 08:37

Britain's Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, says the British military is launching cyberattacks against ISIS in support of the offensive against militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Clinton aide links Trump campaign to Russian email hacking

2016-10-12 19:49

Hillary Clinton's top advisor says the FBI is investigating Russia's possible role in hacking thousands of his personal emails, an intrusion he says Donald Trump's campaign may have been aware of in advance.

Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

2016-09-22 22:24

The White House says it's looking into a cyber hack that led to what appears to be a scan of First Lady Michelle Obama's passport being posted online.

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.

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