iol scitech april 22 nuclear power
REUTERS

Y2038, warnings of global chaos

If the doom-mongers are right, banking systems could crash and anything else that relies on computers could go into meltdown.

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iol scitech jan 10 ICANN board
AP

Hackers trick way into ICANN computers

A 'spearfishing' attack hooked ICANN staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers.

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Copy of Sony Hack
AP/Damian Dovarganes

GOP reference 9/11 in threats over film

Authorities respond to Sony hackers Guardians of Peace's threats against cinemas showing 'The Interview'.

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Human error to blame for recent hacks?
October 20 2014 at 14:12

Routine errors, not mastermind hackers, caused recent computer vulnerabilities, say researchers.

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How to spot a fake website
October 20 2014 at 10:10

Criminals may be honing their design skills to make fake websites look ever more convincing.

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If this is a scam, how does it work?
October 17 2014 at 14:19

Ever wonder what happens if you reply to those improbable scam emails? Read on...

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Online bargains that don’t exist
October 17 2014 at 09:22

The boom in online trade has made the internet a target for crooks, who use lookalike websites to dupe shoppers out of millions.

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Inside the world of cyber crime
October 16 2014 at 09:49

If you want a glimpse of the underworld of cyber crime, there's no better guide than the US Secret Service.

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Snapchat breach exposes flawed premise
October 15 2014 at 14:13

The prospect of thousands of potentially racy Snapchat photos hitting the internet has driven home a simple fact.

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Poodle’s bite as bad as its bark
October 15 2014 at 08:54

Researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over online accounts.

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Children online a costly lesson for parents
October 14 2014 at 14:09

Nearly one in five families lose money or data due to children on the internet, says Kaspersky Lab.

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Anonymous warning just empty threats?
October 13 2014 at 10:29

Anonymous has threatened a major blackout of Chinese and Hong Kong government websites.

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Protect yourself like a security guru
October 10 2014 at 14:26

Security experts from Kaspersky Lab share the security measures they use to protect their own communications.

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