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WikiLeaks unveils how Apple products have been hacked for years

NEWSWATCH: Yesterday, 23 March 2017, saw the release of WikiLeaks' Vault 7 "Dark Matter", a cache of documents which explains the techniques used by the CIA to gain 'persistence' on Apple Mac devices...

By Ilse van den Berg 18 hours ago

Study reveals South Africans' concerns about data security, privacy

Results of an international study from Verint Systems have shown that concerns around data privacy and security remain at the top of the consumer agenda...

17 Mar 2017

Hotels increasingly vulnerable to ransomware attacks

Hotels are doubly vulnerable because ransomware attacks may not only impede their systems but...

16 Mar 2017

Beware of returning that missed call!

NEWSWATCH: There's a new mobile scam doing the rounds – and it's affecting freelancers and those who do international business...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2017

New wiper malware discovered by Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered a new sophisticated wiper malware similar to Shamoon...

10 Mar 2017

Apple, Samsung vow to fix flaws after CIA hacking report

WASHINGTON: Apple and Samsung vowed on Wednesday to quickly fix any vulnerabilities in their products following WikiLeaks' disclosure of an alleged CIA hacking arsenal...

9 Mar 2017

MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine

MyBroadband has launched the first edition of the MyBroadband Magazine, which aims to be the premium business IT print publication in South Africa...

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Mar 2017

South African companies falling prey to ransomware

It hasn't been a good start to the year for many South African businesses as their employees returned to work only to discover that they had been locked out of their computers and company databases had been encrypted...

Issued by Maximizer Software 6 Mar 2017

What is encryption, how does it work and why is it important?

More than any other security topic, encryption seems to perplex a lot of people. Many may have seen it within their WhatsApp and view encryption as being infinitely complicated..

By Carey van Vlaanderen 6 Mar 2017

What you need to know about DDoS cyber attacks

According to Arbor Networks' 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security report, the chances of organisations being hit by a DDoS attack have never been higher...

22 Feb 2017

Extract more value from your backup than just ‘backup'

Let's face it, data has become a valuable business asset. At any given time, an organisation has reams of data stored, from customer information to records of transactions...

By Iniel Dreyer 20 Feb 2017

The 10dot cyber security 2017 forecast

Ever wish you could see into the future? Sure you have. We can. You will be hacked this year. Your servers will be compromised...

By Jared van Ast 17 Feb 2017

F-Secure wins AV-TEST Best Protection Award for fifth time

F-Secure is now a five-time winner of the Best Protection award from the AV-TEST Institute, and is the only company in the history of AV-TEST to achieve such a distinction...

Issued by Maximizer Software 16 Feb 2017

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