Cyber Attacks

If we can’t trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft?

An intelligence agency may still break into software companies to backdoor their software, and probably will.

UCT leads in countering cyberattacks on varsities

"The challenge for university cybersecurity is to govern security in a way that doesn’t hamper research, teaching or learning."

Anti-Trump operation leads to rifts in Anonymous

The cyber hacktivists are divided over #OperationTrump, with some saying it was counter to their tradition of not taking sides in political contests.

China says no proof N Korea hacked Sony

China says there is no proof North Korea was behind the Sony cyber attack, and Pyongyang says it will retaliate against the US mainland if need be.

N Korea offers assistance to US into Sony cyber attack

In a move to prove it had nothing to do with the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, North Korea offers its efforts to investigate the matter with the US.

Hollywood voices outrage over Sony cancelling N Korea movie

Celebrities have criticised the decision made by movie theatres and Sony to cancel "The Interview"'s December 25 release after threats from hackers.

SA business faces cyber invasion

SA businesses face unprecedented levels of cyber attacks as global security vulnerabilities against systems reach their highest recorded level.

Bitcoin bank Flexicon closes after hacking theft

A Canada-based bitcoin bank has had to close down after losing about $600 000 in bitcoins to a hacker - a loss it says it cannot come back from.

Complex ‘The Mask’ malware found behind massive cyber attacks

An advanced Spanish-speaking "threat actor" dubbed "The Mask" has been discovered to be behind global cyberespionage operations since at least 2007.

Syrian group linked to hacking NY Times, Twitter, Huff Post

Hacker group the Syrian Electronic Army has claimed credit for the Twitter and Huffington Post hacks in a series of Twitter messages.

Apple apologises to China for ‘arrogant’ attitude

Apple has apologised to Chinese consumers after government media criticised its repair policies in a campaign that reeked of economic nationalism.

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories