Despite what it may look like, the quality of life for most people who are able to emigrate deteriorates significantly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Nando's has blamed a user error.
Facebook is at the centre of controversy yet again after admitting that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers.
Facebook users who say their personal data was misused will find out whether they can squeeze more information out of a quickly evaporating company that played a role: Cambridge Analytica.
It would take Facebook just 18 minutes to pay off the almost R9 million fine proposed as a punishment by the UK's data watchdog for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Liberty clients' data was breached by a third party earlier this month.
Liberty Holdings says it refused a ransom demand after hackers breached its information-technology infrastructure and accessed some emails.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in prepared testimony for the US House of Representatives, says all of Facebook’s problems are his mistake.
Claims of a Facebook data "breach" or "leak" are inaccurate and highly exaggerated, but doesn’t make what happened any less insidious, says James Francis.
Facebook executives waded into a firestorm of criticism after news reports revealed that a data firm harvested private information from 50 million users.
Imagine if companies hiring two-thirds of the US workforce were left out of official assessments. That was the case in India, until now.
German authorities sought help from the US National Security Agency after discovering hackers released private data linked to Angela Merkel and other German politicians.
Facebook says it discovered a security breach earlier this week that affected almost 50 million accounts, a breach which allowed hackers to take over a person’s account.
When the T-shirt CEO dons a suit, something has to be wrong. DRESSCODE Gerhard Elfers shows why Mark Zuckerberg's contrite appearance before US Congress was simply disrespectful.
Britain's data regulator has said it will fine Facebook for failing to protect users' data, in an inquiry into whether personal information had been misused by campaigns on both sides of Britain's 2016 EU referendum.
Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering "invasive" and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws, according to a study.
Liberty Holdings CEO David Munro told reporters it was in control of its technology and data infrastructure and working with authorities to probe a recent data breach.
Facebook’s function to download stored data reveals that the platform may be storing information users are unaware of, despite having unintentionally given their consent for this to be done.
Facebook shares fell in early trade on Monday as US and European officials demanded answers to reports that a political advertising firm retained information on millions of Facebook users without their consent.
While many organisations see the Protection of Personal Information Act as a necessary evil, the benefits of compliance are quickly being realised, says Gary Allemann.
With a new breach at web hosting company Hetzner leaking users’ private information, identity security experts say it is an "explosive time" for South African cybercrime.
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