iol scitech feb 22 cloud computing
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Privacy in the digital age

A comprehensive, jargon-free guide to the celebrity nude-photo scandal.

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‘Why I blame Apple’

In the wake of the theft of photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit, writes David Auerbach.

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iol scitech sep 9 Digital Life A Closer Look Double Layer Security
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A second layer of security online

Here's a closer look at what the major services offer and how to enable two-step verification.

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Browse Security

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Australia streamlines security reforms
July 16 2014 at 10:43

Australia unveiled the first in what it said would be a series of national security reforms aimed at deterring leaks of classified information.

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Experts report potential ‘back doors’
July 15 2014 at 11:04

US government standards for software may enable spying by the National Security Agency, some of the country's top experts concluded.

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Online scams: follow the rules
July 14 2014 at 14:59

Brendon Williamson lists three simple ways to protect yourself from online scams.

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Apple denies tracking security risk
July 14 2014 at 10:54

Apple is fighting Chinese claims that the iPhone threatens national security through its ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.

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Cybercrime bust frees 4.7m infected PCs
July 11 2014 at 10:03

Microsoft has freed 4.7 million infected PCs from cyber crooks in its most successful crime-busting operation.

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Industrial control a weak link in cybersercurity
July 11 2014 at 14:30

Cybersecurity threats are rising for industrial control systems, a growing target for attackers seeking to wreak havoc, a study showed.

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Attack targeted employee files - report
July 10 2014 at 10:20

Chinese hackers in March gained access to US government networks containing data on federal employees, the New York Times reported.

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Expert warns against WC malware
July 8 2014 at 10:00

A cybersecurity official warned the public about malicious software, or malware, that has proliferated during the Brazil World Cup.

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Rise in malware capable of stealing money
July 7 2014 at 14:53

The Heartbleed vulnerability leaves no trace and it is still not known what data was stolen and in what volumes.

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Forget passwords, remember faces
June 25 2014 at 10:18

Scientists are planning to replace fiddly passwords and PINs with an access code based on pictures.

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