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US military won’t bow to hackers

Apart from changing passwords, social media accounts remain live and accessible.

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US Central Command accounts hacked

The Twitter and YouTube accounts of US Central Command were hacked on Monday, the Pentagon said.

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The trick to creating unique passwords

With cyber attacks on the rise, you can’t really afford to mess around with your online security – and experts offer easy solutions.

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New malware infects iPhones via Macs
November 7 2014 at 09:53

Although hackers have been able to target 'jailbroken' iPhones, this new threat appears to pose a threat to devices that have not been modified.

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Swiping a fortune with contactless cards
November 6 2014 at 09:48

Contactless debit cards could be manipulated to transfer thousands into a scammer's account, experts say.

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Beware fake Whatsapp update ads
November 5 2014 at 09:18

Android users need to be aware of malware making the rounds that poses as a service for updating Whatsapp, a watchdog warned.

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SA users think twice when shopping online
November 3 2014 at 09:16

Security concerns holding back usage of online payment services, Kaspersky Lab study shows.

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‘Major’ hacking attack looms in US - survey
October 30 2014 at 14:12

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse over the next decade.

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Protecting your browser against Poodle
October 29 2014 at 14:17

Researchers have discovered a new flaw in internet security - a 15-year-old security protocol.

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Don’t delete your ‘spam’ messages
October 29 2014 at 09:31

As long as you delete every text that looks Wasp-related, you won't get stung. Big mistake, writes Wendy Knowler.

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Hackers breach White House network - sources
October 29 2014 at 09:31

Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House.

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Credit-card hacking 'is top crime worry'
October 28 2014 at 14:15

Credit-card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, above getting robbed or murdered, says a survey.

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