Company bosses must 'take the fall' for cyber failures

2016-06-26 11:00

South African chief executives should be held accountable for cyber breaches, a national survey of IT executives has found.

Here's how cyber crooks target company bosses

2016-06-13 11:03

C-level executives are the main targets of spear phishing cyber scams which are aimed at stealing money from companies, an international survey has revealed.

Cyber crooks, terrorists use 'similar' online strategies

2016-05-06 14:40

Cyber criminals and terrorists share similar internet abusive behaviour, a security company has found.

Underground cyber crime 'evolving, changing'

2016-03-02 11:12

Despite increasing reports of cyber criminal operations from around the world, an investigation has revealed that the nature of cyber crime is constantly evolving.

Hacked Uber accounts 'worth more' than stolen credit cards

2016-02-04 10:34

Stolen accounts for online services like Uber and PayPal are worth more than credit card information on the Deep Web, a security company has found.

Sextortion scammers turn to fake Facebook profiles

2015-09-26 07:59

You should be careful about accepting Facebook friend requests from people you don’t know offline as cyber criminals prowl social networks to sexually stalk potential victims.

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.

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.

Cyber criminals turn to 'sextortion' blackmail

2015-04-24 11:12

Cyber crooks have resorted to a new technique to exploit people for money, according a security company.

The top SA banking malware is...

2015-03-25 12:52

South Africans conducting online transactions face a number of specific malware threats that are designed to compromise personal and financial information.


Ransomware jumps from smartphones to TV

2016-06-14 15:05

Mobile malware capable of locking down smartphones has made its way to smart TVs, a security company has revealed.

Thousands of dangerous app downloads in SA

2016-06-02 11:42

South Africans are unwittingly downloading thousands of malicious programs designed to steal financial information, a security company has warned.

Thousands of cyber attacks target SA

2016-03-07 13:29

Cyber criminals are launching a digital offensive in South Africa with attacks largely employing phishing tactics, says a tech company.

Cyber crooks stalk victims on Valentine's Day

2016-02-12 12:05

As Valentine’s Day encroaches, lonely hearts should beware who they try to date online, says an expert.

Russia accused of hacking MH17 inquiry

2015-10-23 21:03

Russian spies likely tried to hack into the Dutch Safety Board's computer systems to access a sensitive final report into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Your credit card could fund cybercrime

2015-08-19 12:36

Cyber crooks use stolen credentials to pay for internet hosting services, says a security company.

SA 'active' on the Deep Web

2015-07-01 11:46

South Africans are actively engaged on the Deep Web but the nature of their activities remain largely unknown, according to researchers.

Drug sales rule the Dark Web

2015-06-23 14:30

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

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.

Israel, Egypt face sophisticated cyber warfare

2015-02-18 07:51

A group of cyber extremists are carrying out a series of internet attacks against Israel and Egypt in the latest chapter of an international cyber war.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.