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Psychologist RATs on hackers
Psychologist RATs on hackers
“A humanistic, cognitive psychology approach to hacking would be to consider an emotion such as revenge. But my favourite explanation for the...
Inside SA’s cyber-insecurity problem
Inside SA’s cyber-insecurity problem
South Africa has one of the highest rates of cybercrime in the world. So it is hardly surprising that more people are looking to the government to...
Hashish and Russia's big HTTPS problem
Hashish and Russia's big HTTPS problem
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OpenSSL and the single line of code that broke online security
OpenSSL and the single line of code that broke online security
On New Year's Eve in 2011, at one minute before 11pm, a British computer consultant named Stephen Henson finished testing a new version of a...
Kickstarter is not all good endings, sometimes it's scams
Kickstarter is not all good endings, sometimes it's scams
Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform where ideas come to life as businesses, individuals, innovators, artists and designers places its projects...
Moz pushes Bill to criminalise 'insulting' SMSs, emails
Moz pushes Bill to criminalise 'insulting' SMSs, emails
This article, published by Verdade Newspaper on April 2, 2014, was originally written by Alfredo Manjate in Portuguese and translated...
South Africans still wary of online shopping
South Africans still wary of online shopping
Wednesday sees the release of new research that appears to place a huge stop sign in the road to online retail. The annual MasterCard Online...
3D Secure now mandatory on e-commerce sites
3D Secure now mandatory on e-commerce sites
The 3D Secure credit card authentication service is now mandatory for online credit card transactions.  ...
Online retail: What are the risks really?
Online retail: What are the risks really?
Merchants selling virtual goods like airtime or vouchers are the most vulnerable. I've quite literally seen people start up a website selling...
How private are you really online?
How private are you really online?
I have been trawling through Google and Facebook for an hour, looking for an angle of attack. Finally I stumble on to a service where people share...
M&G readers targeted by scam gang
M&G readers targeted by scam gang
Since early November last year, a gang has been systematically targeting visitors to mg.co.za with a clever scam that, by exploiting a...
The botnet that stole two-million passwords
The botnet that stole two-million passwords
Even though the potency of the botnet threat has been known for quite some time now, researchers at Trustwave's SpiderLabs still stumbled upon some...

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