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14 days ago
Android flaw puts billions at risk
Android flaw puts billions at risk

The Quadrooter vulnerability is able to give attackers access to all data and hardware.

36 days ago
Free apps: a window of opportunity for hackers
Free apps: a window of opportunity for hackers

KPMG’s Nathan Desfontaines says free mobile apps can pose a security risk for users.

49 days ago
Cybercrime: 8.8m SAfricans victim in 2015
Cybercrime: 8.8m SAfricans victim in 2015
Business News

Research by antivirus software maker Norton shows 8.8 million South Africans were the victim of cyber crime in the past year, at a R35bn cost.

18 June 2016, 09:00am
Crooks are selling access to your firm’s hacked servers
Crooks are selling access to your firm’s hacked servers
International

Kaspersky Lab has uncovered an online marketplace where criminals sell access to more than 70 000 hacked corporate and government servers.

2 June 2016, 09:54am
Lost your phone? Google your name
Lost your phone? Google your name

Google is trying to make its privacy and security settings more user-friendly

19 May 2016, 07:31am
LinkedIn moves on compromised accounts
LinkedIn moves on compromised accounts

Social network says it will invalidate accounts compromised by leak of 100 million logins.

9 May 2016, 09:10am
Log in with your face
Log in with your face

With new facial recognition security your password could be written on your face.

6 May 2016, 09:18am
Russian hackers steal millions of email details
Russian hackers steal millions of email details

Details for more than 272 million Gmail, Yahoo! and Hotmail accounts being traded by Russian cybercriminals.

5 May 2016, 10:59am
Smart homes leave door open for hackers
Smart homes leave door open for hackers

Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a super smart home, but the ‘smarter’ a home is the more vulnerable it may be

5 May 2016, 08:30am
The Instagram hacker who is too young to use it
The Instagram hacker who is too young to use it

Ten-year-old gets $10,000 award for exposing security flaw in Instagram, a service he is too young to use.

29 April 2016, 09:43am
FBI one step closer to full hacking power
FBI one step closer to full hacking power
SciTech News

US judges will have power of authority to issue warrants for computer access which could infringe the Fourth Amendment.

29 April 2016, 09:42am
Next-level data storage: DNA
Next-level data storage: DNA
Science Discovery

Microsoft is testing a concept to store data inside the human genome which could be the most cost-effective storage method.

28 April 2016, 6:04pm
Are beautiful people the unfairest of all?
Are beautiful people the unfairest of all?
Internet

Data from an elite European dating site included sexual preferences has caused controversy after it got leaked online.

26 April 2016, 7:02pm
China proposes NGO law redraft
China proposes NGO law redraft
SciTech News

Several nations have pleaded with the Chinese government not to pass a new law which strictly regulates NGOs operating in the country.

22 April 2016, 10:23am
FBI paid for most expensive hack - ever
FBI paid for most expensive hack - ever
SciTech News

FBI director James Comey said the agency paid millions to get into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters.