Spy watchdog pushes on with probes, despite 'threats and intimidation'

4 minutes ago

One of the crimes of the Zuma era was the wholesale politicisation and abuse of the intelligence services. Now the man tasked with watching the spooks is pushing back.

South African, Tanzanians among suspected jihadist leaders in Mozambique

2018-12-31 20:05

Mozambican prosecutors have named a South African and two Tanzanians among leaders of a jihadist group operating in the northern gas-rich region, saying the group wants to create an independent state.

Police intercept truck heading for Zimbabwe border with stolen goods worth millions

2018-12-16 22:30

Limpopo police have intercepted a closed truck transporting a stolen luxury vehicle, LED TVs and several other items in Polokwane, believed to be worth millions.

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead by French police

2018-12-14 09:09

The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg has been shot dead by French police as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its "soldiers".

Strangled, chained and made to sleep on wet floor - alleged ISIS-linked murder accused tells court

2018-12-12 18:30

Murder accused Sayfudeen Aslam Del Vecchio, who is allegedly linked to ISIS, says he was strangled, chained on his feet and made to sleep on a wet floor while in custody at Westville prison.

Gunman on the run after killing three, wounding 12 at Christmas market in Strasbourg, France

2018-12-12 06:39

A gunman killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg before fleeing the scene, authorities say.

WATCH: Met police ram suspected moped thieves

2018-11-24 08:41

The Met have released footage showing them knocking suspected thieves.

Homeless 'Trolleyman' hailed, rewarded for ramming street attacker in Australia

2018-11-12 09:04

A homeless man who rammed a shopping trolley at a knife-wielding attacker who was threatening police has been hailed and rewarded for his actions, but he insists he isn't a hero.

You'll soon be able to delete a Facebook message up to 10 minutes after it's already been sent

2018-11-08 21:22

The platform will now let all users "unsend" messages.


WATCH: UK 'terrorist' stabbing suspect held under mental health law

2019-01-02 12:09

A British probe into a stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year's Eve which injured three people is being treated as 'a terrorist investigation', the city's police force has said.

Suicide attack on Pakistanis in Afghanistan kills 6

2018-12-26 14:01

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber disguised as a beggar has killed six people in a wealthy subdivision of the southern city of Kandahar.

The 25 worst passwords of 2018 based on 5 million leaked passwords on the internet

2018-12-15 18:16

Turns out a lot of people simply reversed "123456."

There's a scary iPhone feature that erases all your data after too many password attempts — here's why you should turn it on anyway

2018-12-12 21:21

Apple includes a feature on your iPhone that erases all your phone's data after 10 failed passcode attempts.

'Low code' and 'no code' products is the hottest trend in enterprise startups

2018-12-12 08:35

And there's massive potential in cloud and security.

FACT CHECK: No, this video does not show a wedding gone wrong in East London - South Africa or elsewhere

2018-12-07 12:47

A tweet shared widely shared on social media purports to be the video of a wedding gone wrong in East London - but is actually from a concert in the UK.

Russia seizes three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea

2018-11-26 07:38

Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in a strait near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

Fake snake doesn't make it on the plane

2018-11-12 07:33

Freedom Under Law executive director Nicole Fritz is used to defending human rights and fighting to protect the Constitution, but she recently unexpectedly found herself in the middle of a row over taking a snake on a plane.

Apple's new MacBooks disconnect the mic when you close them stop hackers eavesdropping

2018-11-07 21:46

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.

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