ARTICLES RELATING TO HACKING

'Enough is enough': Apple is suing a company that claims it creates 'perfect' replicas of iOS

2019-08-16 16:13

Apple encourages benevolent 'white hat' hacking, but claimed Corellium simply enables customers to sell security flaws to the highest bidder.

Hackers expose Russian intelligence agency's secret internet projects in 'the largest data leak' the group has ever faced

2019-07-22 11:04

Hackers breached a contractor for Russia's intelligence agency, stealing 7.5 terabytes in a historic leak that exposed several secret projects.

SA Civil Aviation Authority launches investigation into possible cyber hack

2019-07-08 16:02

The South African Civil Aviation Authority has launched an internal investigation after it noticed some of its ICT systems did not launch and operate normally.

There's a wild conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and it just won’t go away

2019-05-19 16:10

There's a belief that Facebook is listening through your phone and then serving ads based on your life. But evidence suggests this is not true.

Meet the shadowy security firm from Israel whose technology is believed to be at the heart of the massive WhatsApp hack

2019-05-14 21:27

The NSO Group's "Pegasus" software is believed to be at the heart of a major new spyware attack that affects billions of people.

A 13-year old hacker's 3 top tips to beef up your cyber security

2019-05-03 05:00

Fin24 talks to 13-year old hacker Reuben Paul, who delivered his first presentation at a hacker conference at the tender age of 8.

Sunday Read: Passwords, malware and why banks aren't the bad guys

2019-04-21 09:38

South African Banking Risk Information Centre CEO Kalyani Pillay says she has led an agile and growing organisation that assists banks through a unique model to improve security.

Nearly 773 million email accounts have been exposed in a massive data breach. Here's how to check if you were affected.

2019-01-17 18:17

It's a massive data dump called "Collection #1," and it contains cracked passwords.

WATCH: US charges 'Godkiller', one other hacker with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

2018-12-21 15:30

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.

Hackers have just stolen 30 million Facebook users’ personal data — here’s why you should be worried

2018-10-13 07:47

The personal data exposed in the hacking attack Facebook revealed recently could be used for malicious purposes, including accessing users' bank accounts.

 

South Africa was reportedly a target in North Korea’s cyber crimewave that raised money for nuclear missiles

2019-08-13 11:01

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.

SA Civil Aviation Authority continues wide-ranging investigation into potential security breach

2019-07-12 06:00

The investigation into a possible cyber hack at the SA Civil Aviation Authority, discovered a few days ago, is still underway, says spokesperson Kabelo Ledwaba.

Here's what cyber criminals are looking for

2019-06-16 10:25

There is an increasing number of cyber attacks on supply chains and financial services in Africa, according to experts at global cyber security giant Kaspersky Lab.

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are all releasing fixes for ZombieLoad, a scary security flaw in Intel chips

2019-05-15 11:33

The bad news is that the latest security hole discovered in Intel's processors is bad. The good news is that vendors have patches available now.

WhatsApp urges users to update after spyware hacking report

2019-05-14 13:30

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.

Ransomware 'hero' who stopped WannaCry pleads guilty to US hacking charges

2019-04-21 09:59

A British computer security researcher once hailed as a "hero" for helping stem a ransomware outbreak and later accused of creating malware to attack the banking system said on Friday he pleaded guilty to US criminal charges.

One of the world's largest aluminium companies just got hit by a massive cyber attack

2019-03-20 13:32

Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro , one of the world's largest aluminium producers, has been hit by a cyber attack that it says has partially shut down operations.

Germany seeks US assistance after hacking breach – report

2019-01-06 18:00

German authorities sought help from the US National Security Agency after discovering hackers released private data linked to Angela Merkel and other German politicians.

China says if Trump is worried his iPhone is tapped, he can go Huawei

2018-10-25 17:13

A Chinese spokesperson said "if there are concerns about Apple calls being listened-in on, then you can change to Huawei phones," – which are not sold in the United States and have been accused of being Chinese spying devices.

US Agency backs tech firms denying China hacked their systems

2018-10-07 15:17

The Department of Homeland Security said it has no reason to question denials by U.S. technology companies of a report that Chinese spies had used a microchip to hack into American computer networks.

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