ARTICLES RELATING TO SECURITY

Shiraaz Mohamed's captors split on whether to release him or continue to pursue ransom

2019-05-14 17:48

The captors of SA photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed have split into two groups, with one continuing their demands for ransom and the other pushing for him to be released unconditionally.

Suspect in synagogue attack stuns family with radical turn

2019-04-30 08:38

The lone suspect in a fatal attack on a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician who recently embraced white supremacy and anti-Semitism.

Sri Lanka arrests 40 suspects after bombings, toll up to 310

2019-04-23 06:57

Police have arrested 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers and the death toll of Easter bombings has risen to 310.

YouTube accidentally links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks

2019-04-17 06:24

A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks.

New Zealand Mosque massacre suspect to face 89 charges in court

2019-04-04 14:26

The man accused of carrying out the Christchurch mosque attacks will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he makes his second court appearance, New Zealand police have said.

Facebook is asking some new users for their email passwords and appears to be harvesting their contacts without consent

2019-04-03 09:35

The latest security scandal from Facebook increases the risk of users getting hacked, experts warn.

Driver sentenced to life for ramming 17 people in Australia

2019-03-29 10:08

An Islamic State group sympathiser who rammed a car into pedestrians on a busy Australian city sidewalk, killing one person and injuring 16 others, has been sentenced to life in prison.

Christchurch killer likens himself to Mandela, calls him a 'terrorist'

2019-03-18 19:24

The notorious Christchurch mosque shooter who killed 50 people and wounded 34 others compares himself to South African icon and former president Nelson Mandela in his "manifesto".

Facebook is on the lookout for foreign spies trying to infiltrate the company

2019-03-18 08:12

It's one of many American tech companies face that are concerned about the risk of state-sponsored corporate espionage.

Pakistan to honour Christchurch mosque 'hero' with national award

2019-03-17 18:09

A Pakistani man, who died trying to tackle the gunman behind a deadly shooting at a New Zealand mosque, will be honoured posthumously with a national award, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said.

 

Jeff Bezos reportedly had bulletproof panels installed in his office as part of his R22 million Amazon security operation

2019-04-30 15:08

Amazon spent $1.6 million on security for CEO Jeff Bezos in 2018.

WATCH: New blast in Sri Lanka caught on camera

2019-04-23 10:33

An explosive went off near a church in Sri Lanka where scores were killed the previous day, as bomb squad officials were trying to defuse the device. WATCH NOW

Facebook says it 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5 million people's email contacts without their consent

2019-04-18 08:28

Facebook said that the new privacy issue stemmed from a code change from May 2016.

WATCH: How cities use hidden design to thwart terrorism

2019-04-13 16:11

The threat of terrorism is causing cities to change how they're designed. Bollards, checkpoints and choke points help officials manage the difficult task of thwarting terrorism. But there are ways that are less obvious.

How to change or reset your iPad's passcode, even if you don't know what the passcode is

2019-04-04 09:37

Changing your iPad's password is an easy process if you know the code. Here's how to reset or change your iPad's passcode, even if you don't know it.

Huawei promises that its phones are secure - after the US said it spies on China’s behalf

2019-03-29 11:39

Journalists were barred from asking the Chinese multinational about the US’ accusations at the P30 launch.

NZ green lights 'intrusive' spy ops after mosque attack

2019-03-27 21:45

New Zealand's intelligence minister has said he was allowing spy agencies to carry out "intrusive" activities following the Christchurch mosque shootings that claimed 50 lives.

New Zealand teenager charged with distributing mosque rampage livestream

2019-03-18 10:18

An 18-year-old has appeared in a New Zealand court charged with distributing the livestream video of a deadly mass shooting at Christchurch's Al Noor mosque.

Afghan troops go missing after fleeing battle with Taliban

2019-03-18 05:21

Afghan officials say around 100 soldiers fled their posts and tried to cross into neighbouring Turkmenistan during a week-long battle with the Taliban.

WATCH: Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque

2019-03-17 14:37

When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran toward the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find - a hand-held credit card machine.

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