Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
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A new research paper shows how the microphones in smartphones could be used to listen for the sound waves made when users type their passcodes.
It's incredibly rare for an iPhone to catch a virus, but not impossible. Here's how to diagnose and remove any existent virus from your iPhone.
Two apps containing malware were promoted by Google in the Play Store, and 11 others were also found with malware.
Malicious software, spyware and key loggers are three ways cyber criminals use to obtain sensitive information from unsuspecting consumers.
Crypto-jacking is the latest in the evolution of malware monetisation, and for criminals, it has a major advantage over ransomware or banking malware, writes Simon Bryden.
Hackers made less than R26 000 off the massive Petya malware attack which has affected computers globally, including thousands in South Africa.
The WannaCry virus has attacked numerous computers throughout the world with many others left vulnerable.
A recent version of one of the first malware viruses for mobile has been found to have infected at least 318 000 Android users since July.
Police have arrested around 100 people in global raids against notorious malware being sold complete with "ransom notes" to extort money after taking control of computers.
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.
The everyday risk of viruses on the iPhone is virtually zero, but there are still some simple precautions you can take to protect yourself.
The feature, in the new MacBook Air and 2018 MacBook Pros, is a good step forward for security, but it doesn't help if your Mac laptop's lid is open.
TSMC makes the processors that are currently used in the iPhone X and iPhone 8 to Apple's specifications.
One in every four mobile users who encountered malware in 2017, were attacked by malicious programs that used adult content to lure them into installing it on their devices.
Cybercriminals are now trying to install malicious code in stages, by wrapping a Trojan SMS around an encrypted rooting Trojan.
The WannaCry malware virus is the biggest of 2017 so far and is believed to have infected between 400 000 and 1 million devices globally, says Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity firm.
The first widespread ransomware attack on Apple computers is drawing attention to a growing and lucrative corner of the hacking underworld.
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