Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
Quantum supercomputers are on the way, scientists say, but they'll herald hacking risks as well as huge advances.
North Korean hackers allegedly raised some R30 billion with sophisticated attacks targeting inter-bank transfers and by hijacking crypto currency – and a new report says South Africa was a target.
Cybercrime is a growing threat, and the financial services sector is among the most vulnerable, says Sharron L. McPherson.
WhatsApp has pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people’s phones using commercial Israeli spyware.
When the average consumer pays a merchant in Europe via PayPal, their data goes to around 600 companies with zero visibility. And that's just the beginning, says Riccardo Spagni.
According to current data, South Africa has the third-highest number of cybercrime victims worldwide. Experts warn that the threat has never been more severe, yet we are lagging when it comes to preventing cyber-attacks.
The New Development Bank wants the general public to be aware that fraudulent e-mails with money transfer requests are using the name of the bank.
Investing in cryptocurrencies is probably the biggest financial risk you can take at the moment, according to this academic. .
Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies are pledging to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them.
The notorious hacker has in the past targeted various government websites, including those of the Cybersecurity Hub, the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Presidency and the City of Tshwane.
A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert.
An antivirus expert lists seven tips to help shield taxpayers from cyber crime attacks.
Exercises and cyber simulations must be conducted at all levels of government to prepare for the next phase of cyber threats that will be interwoven across national security, an expert has warned.
Amazon.com has been hit by an "extensive" fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year.
ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte's emails and messaging systems have been hacked, according to the party.
Concerns about cyber-crime being a huge problem in Africa and also in the BRICS countries have been tabled numerous times, but have not resulted in decisive action, the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security heard.
An infected device tends to be much slower, uses a lot of battery power, overheats or data usage may skyrocket.
US officials have indicted two alleged Chinese hackers who are said to have carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency.
Charges against three people accused of corruption for allegedly "selling places" at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s medical school, have been provisionally withdrawn.
Malicious software, spyware and key loggers are three ways cyber criminals use to obtain sensitive information from unsuspecting consumers.
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