AI, drones, and self-driving vehicles raise many open-ended questions about the unintended consequences of technology.
CityPower's systems are down thanks to a digital attack that encrypted its data and is holding it to ransom – just as newly-salaried customers want to buy electricity.
The high cost and reputational damage caused by ransomware attacks and hardware failures is spurring local always-on businesses to implement shutdown prevention solutions.
Ransomware on mobile devices has trebled in the first quarter of 2017, according to cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab.
The world may be close to a "serious act of digital sabotage" which could trigger unrest, chaos and disorder, Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee has warned.
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.
Johannesburg's CityPower says it is restoring its systems – but some victims of digital extortion end up paying those who encrypt their systems.
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.
A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry has reached Asia after spreading from Europe to the US overnight, hitting businesses, port operators and government systems.
More cyber attacks could be in the pipeline after the global havoc caused by the Wannacry ransomware, South Korean cyber security experts warned as fingers pointed at the North.
From ransomware to kill switch, here are explanations of some of the terms used in stories on the massive attack by the WannaCry worm.
"Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at nearly 30 000 institutions, including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack.
Western CapeTechnology Specific cc t/a MVCR10 450.00 Per Month
Western CapeWork In China R20 000.00 - R45 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownTumaini ConsultingR460 000.00 - R600 000.00 Per Year
R 4 500 000
R 6 950 000
R 2 650 000
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