Latest articles on 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.

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