ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNET SECURITY

Amazon to open new SA data centres, promising cheaper, safer services for corporate clients

2018-10-25 13:54

Amazon's new Cape Town centres will bring AWS in line with South Africa’s upcoming Protection of Personal Information Act, saving its current local customers no end of headaches.

Staying safe in the digital space

2017-12-17 06:02

The increasing reach of the internet has led to the emergence of cyber violence as a growing global problem with potentially significant economic and societal consequences.

Hackers post gory images, message on basic education website

2017-06-28 22:39

Hackers have gained access to the Basic Education Department’s website and post gory photos and a message addressed "to the government, the American people and the rest of the world".

Trump rejects Russia hacking plot

2016-12-16 06:07

US President-elect Donald Trump has again rejected the CIA's conclusion that Russia manipulated the US election.

Facebook releases new Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub

2016-10-24 15:31

How to take charge of your kids and your own online well-being and keep your Facebook profile secure.

Every line has a cloud

2016-03-31 17:07

With cloud storage becoming increasingly popular, more questions around security of online data and content transferred over the Internet are raised.

Cybersecurity policy finally published

2015-12-11 18:04

The State Security Department’s National Cybersecurity Policy Framework, which was approved by Cabinet in 2012, has finally been published.

Germany spied on friendly powers

2015-10-15 16:55

Message traffic by friendly powers may have been among potential targets of snooping by the German spy agency.

Kremlin says hackers attacked Putin website

2015-09-15 05:15

Hackers made a "very powerful" attack on the Kremlin website, the Russian government says.

Clinton, aides aware of e-mail secrecy issues

2015-09-01 16:56

Hillary Clinton and her aides at the US State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over e-mail.

 

Vodacom, kulula, and Unisa’s websites are now being declared insecure by Google’s browser

2018-07-25 18:48

After a Google Chrome update on Tuesday, any website that does not use HTTPS by default now comes with a safety warning.

US warns of security flaw which can compromise Wi-Fi connections

2017-10-16 20:36

The US government's computer security watchdog warned Monday of a security flaw in Wi-Fi encryption protocol, which can open the door to attacks to eavesdrop on or hijack devices using wireless networks.

Russian accused of running spam ring is indicted in US

2017-04-22 14:10

A Russian man described by US authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

Facebook launches new parent portal

2016-12-14 16:42

Technology has changed the ways in which people connect, but for families, the basics of talking with children about safety and security remain the same.

Sri Lanka arrests teen for hacking President's website

2016-08-29 22:50

Sri Lanka's police has arrested a 17-year-old teenager for hacking into President Maithripala Sirisena's official website and posting a message calling for the postponement of A-level examinations.

Your complete guide to avoiding dangerous online scams

2016-01-20 14:09

Online phishing scams are still common. This is how to protect yourself against them.

Britain unveils plan for new internet spying laws

2015-11-04 21:30

Britain has published proposals for new internet spying laws to keep pace with the digital age.

How to protect yourself against revenge porn

2015-09-23 11:38

Any image you upload is vulnerable to theft. Here is how to protect yourself and deal with someone who uploads pictures without your consent.

Clinton says no to email apology

2015-09-08 05:18

Hillary Clinton says she does not need to apologise for using a private email account and server while secretary of state.

Empty chair for Snowden prize ceremony

2015-08-29 07:17

Edward Snowden will be represented by an empty chair when he is honoured with a freedom of expression prize in Norway.

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