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The most attractive victims for hackers: are you among them?

Over the past three years, crackers have managed to hack more than 100 million passwords to social media accounts, emails, banking accounts, and other services used to store data...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Sep 2019

UNITED STATES

How to overcome internet threats with the help of VPNOverview

Are you afraid someone might be snooping through your online data? You should be - especially when you're on public Wi-Fi. Luckily there are steps you can take to protect yourself when using the internet...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Fantastic (ethical) hackers and where to find them

Data breaches and cyberattacks are unignorably on the rise and hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated...

By Simon McCullough 26 Apr 2019

GLOBAL

There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers

Cybersecurity incidents are gaining an increasingly high profile. In the past, these incidents may have been perceived primarily as a somewhat distant issue for organisations such as banks to deal with...

By John McAlaney and Helen Thackray 24 Apr 2019

UNITED STATES

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July...

10 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Retailers set to lose billions as card-not-present fraud rises

Retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years...

21 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

New Yahoo hack hits a billion-plus users

Yahoo said on Wednesday personal data from over a billion users was stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 - twice as big as another breach disclosed...

19 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Android malware steals million Google accounts

Malicious software designed to attack Android smartphones has breached the accounts of more than a million Google users...

5 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Oracle acquires cyber attack target Dyn

Oracle on Monday announced it is buying Dyn, a web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber attack that closed off the internet...

22 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

More details revealed about Yahoo hack

Yahoo provided more details on Wednesday about an epic hack of its services, including that the culprits may have planted software...

11 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Big tech-media mergers raise fresh privacy concerns

They know how you browse the internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel. Data collected by internet and media...

27 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Tech titans form artificial intelligence alliance

Major technology firms have joined forces in a partnership on artificial intelligence, aiming to cooperate on "best practices" on using the technology...

3 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Yahoo hack hits 500mn users, likely 'state sponsored'

Yahoo said Thursday a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from half a billion users and may have been "state sponsored"...

23 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack

A Chinese security team has hacked a Tesla Model S and revealed several vulnerabilities in the luxury electric car...

22 Sep 2016

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