Companies can save cash with PC recycling

2016-03-24 12:16

Firms can cut costs and help the bottom line by recycling old computer equipment that may still be useful, says an insider.

Ashley Madison hack 'a lesson' for SA firms

2015-08-24 13:39

The data dump by the Ashley Madison hackers is a warning to South African firms on the importance of securing client information, says a local expert.

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.

Top cybercrime threats for 2015

2014-12-05 10:33

Cyber security woes have haunted IT professionals in 2014, but experts warn that the pain is expected to continue in 2015.

Think you're too good for phishing? Think again

2014-11-10 13:10

You're not too smart to completely avoid being a victim of phishing, says Google.

Most hackers just 'script kiddies'

2014-10-27 13:01

Most hackers today do not write the code themselves; rather they copy-and-paste attacks from an elite group of cyber criminals, says a security expert.

SA hackers as good as international cyber criminals

2014-10-20 12:13

South African hackers are equally skilled to those in the rest of the world, potentially causing alarm for cyber security, experts have said.

Security tips for mobile payments

2014-07-14 13:37

Feel uncertain about downloading a mobile payment app? Philip Pieterse, senior security consultant at Trustwave, answers questions related to mobile banking security.

Software competition opens door for cybercrime

2014-06-04 08:31

Competitive pressure may be a contributing factor to the spread of malware, even as advances are made in software security, an expert has said.

Cyber crooks winning in security battle

2014-05-27 08:33

Hackers are always one step ahead of computer security professionals because the nature of the crime is to test hardware and software for vulnerabilities.


Business execs straining under hacker attacks

2016-03-18 09:54

Security professionals at organisations are feeling the pressure to increase security as cyber hackers target companies, a global survey has found.

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.

Why blocking Facebook, Twitter at work could 'backfire'

2015-02-10 12:22

Blocking social media for employees might be tempting for managers looking to boost productivity, but such a policy may backfire, says a new security report.

'Super simple' hacking tricks revealed

2014-12-05 08:29

While cyber security breaches continue to make tech news headlines, experts have revealed that it is surprisingly easy to compromise individuals and companies.

New hacker breed will steal your cash

2014-10-28 10:20

A new breed of hacker is emerging: One that is focused on one goal - stealing your money.

SA firms dragging their heels on Popi

2014-10-23 10:10

The implementation phase of the Protection of Personal Information Act is around the corner, but the majority of South African enterprises have not yet made an effort to comply with the legislation.

US warns retailers on data-stealing malware

2014-08-01 15:01

US government cyber security watchdogs have warned retailers about malware being circulated that allows hackers to get into computer networks and steal customer data.

Malvertising stalks Soccer World Cup mobile apps

2014-06-25 12:01

As the 2014 Soccer World Cup heads into second round, cyber criminals are upping the ante with "malvertising" - malware that is injected into mobile applications.

iPad users locked out, ransom demanded

2014-05-27 12:45

Apple users in Australia have had their iPads locked and held to ransom.

Weak passwords allow hackers in

2014-05-26 08:36

Weak passwords are one of the primary reasons that allow hackers to compromise passwords, says a security expert.

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