UNITED STATES

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July...

10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years...

21 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New Yahoo hack hits a billion-plus users

Yahoo said on Wednesday personal data from over a billion users was stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 - twice as big as another breach disclosed...

19 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Android malware steals million Google accounts

Malicious software designed to attack Android smartphones has breached the accounts of more than a million Google users...

5 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn

Oracle on Monday announced it is buying Dyn, a web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber attack that closed off the internet...

22 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

More details revealed about Yahoo hack

Yahoo provided more details on Wednesday about an epic hack of its services, including that the culprits may have planted software...

11 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

They know how you browse the internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media...

27 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Tech titans form artificial intelligence alliance

Major technology firms have joined forces in a partnership on artificial intelligence, aiming to cooperate on "best practices" on using the technology...

3 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Yahoo hack hits 500mn users, likely 'state sponsored'

Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been "state sponsored"...

23 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack

A Chinese security team has hacked a Tesla Model S and revealed several vulnerabilities in the luxury electric car...

22 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base...

26 Aug 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Report finds new threats to public sectors

The second quarter of 2015 was filled with high-profile vulnerabilities, hacks and cybercriminals becoming more inventive in their method of attack...

20 Aug 2015

FRANCE

European privacy watchdogs probe Facebook; EU wants to 'finalise' Google market abuse probe

PARIS, FRANCE: European data protection authorities have joined forces to probe Facebook's privacy controls, a French watchdog said on Thursday, putting the popular US social media giant under fresh pressure...

17 Apr 2015

UNITED STATES

Americans eye ways to skirt online snooping: survey

WASHINGTON DC, US: Americans have been stepping up efforts to keep their data private since the revelations about vast US government surveillance programmes, a survey showed on Monday...

20 Mar 2015

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