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8 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.

21 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.

39 days ago
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.

55 days ago
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 '16, 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.

09 May '16, 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.

06 May '16, 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.

05 May '16, 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.

05 May '16, 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 Apr '16, 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 Apr '16, 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 Apr '16, 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 Apr '16, 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 Apr '16, 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.

22 Apr '16, 08:02am
Aussie government admits to hack
Aussie government admits to hack
SciTech News

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull announces multi-million dollar government funding into cyber security scheme.