After millions of Facebook accounts were hacked, here's how to secure your social media accounts and operating systems

2018-10-13 07:28

Physical security keys for two-factor authentication are a reliable and secure way to ensure that you're the only person with access to your accounts.

3 suspects linked to KZN bomb scares and Verulam mosque attack arrested

2018-10-05 18:53

Three suspects linked to several bomb scares throughout KwaZulu-Natal involving incendiary devices planted in various malls have been arrested.

Tinder, Spotify and Instagram users also affected by the massive Facebook hack

2018-09-29 08:22

Life just got worse for the 50 million people caught up in what may be the biggest hack of Facebook ever.

Google apologises for accidentally changing settings on some people's smartphones without their knowledge or consent

2018-09-19 08:06

It might have been an accident, but it raises the question of what kind of control Google has over people's smartphones.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-11 05:14

Watch our playlist of the top 5 most talked about videos today, 11 September 2018.

Attack on checkpoint in western Afghanistan kills 9

2018-09-09 17:16

An Afghan official says insurgents have attacked a checkpoint in the western Herat province, killing at least nine Afghan security forces and wounding another six.

This emergency safety app is big in Soweto – here’s how it works

2018-09-02 18:00

A free mobile safety app is helping Sowetans respond to emergencies faster than a call to the authorities.

Mall of Africa evacuated amid bomb scare

2018-08-29 14:43

The Mall of Africa will remain closed until the threat has been thoroughly investigated by the police, says management.

Korean relatives bid emotional farewell after reunions

2018-08-22 16:26

Hundreds of elderly Koreans are tearfully saying their final goodbyes at the end of rare reunions between relatives separated by the 1950 - 1953 Korean War.


Hackers have just stolen 30 million Facebook users’ personal data — here’s why you should be worried

2018-10-13 07:47

The personal data exposed in the hacking attack Facebook revealed recently could be used for malicious purposes, including accessing users' bank accounts.

US Agency backs tech firms denying China hacked their systems

2018-10-07 15:17

The Department of Homeland Security said it has no reason to question denials by U.S. technology companies of a report that Chinese spies had used a microchip to hack into American computer networks.

WATCH: Iran behind bomb plot in France: French diplomatic source

2018-10-02 21:59

French security services believe the Iranian intelligence ministry was behind a foiled bomb plot that aimed to target an opposition group in Paris in June, a diplomatic source told AFP.

'Major terrorist attack' foiled in Netherlands, 7 arrested - prosecutor

2018-09-27 22:14

Dutch police arrested seven men Thursday suspected of plotting to carry out a "major terrorist attack" at a public event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, the public prosecutor's office said.

Security heightened at Parliament as police, SSA probe shooting incident

2018-09-17 17:02

The police and State Security Agency are investigating the circumstances of a shooting incident at the parliamentary precinct in which a contract worker, 57-year old Lennox Garane, took his own life.


2018-09-10 15:00

EVERY DAY there seems to be some sort of new technological breakthrough. We are flooded with stories of computers learning to paint pictures, write stories or drive cars.

SEE: Striking images from this week’s top African news stories

2018-09-09 10:00

Some of the best images from the past week taken by Reuters photographers across the continent.

Esports shooting survivor tells story, files lawsuit

2018-08-31 10:13

Jacob Mitich had made it to round two during the Madden NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, and had almost scored a touchdown when the shots rang out.

The creators of Fortnite came up with a clever way to protect people's accounts — and more companies should try it

2018-08-28 16:03

Not only do users win because they're getting something they want, but Epic Games also lowers the possibility of hackers, impersonators, or people otherwise trying to illegally access the game.

Charges dropped against cop found with explosives

2018-08-21 17:24

The case against a police officer, who was arrested with explosives, has been withdrawn, the Hawks say.

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