cyber security

 
UCT leads in countering cyberattacks on varsities
UCT leads in countering cyberattacks on varsities
The recent global ransomware attack by WannaCry has reinforced awareness of everyone’s vulnerability to attack in the cyberrealm, whether it is...
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...
Cybercriminals thrive on silence
Cybercriminals thrive on silence
South Africa is extremely prone to cyberattacks, but with no effective requirement on companies to disclose systems breaches, and few avenues for...
State agency monitoring cyberspace for Isis recruitment
State agency monitoring cyberspace for Isis recruitment
Via video-link on Tuesday at a media briefing in Cape Town and Pretoria, State Security Minster David Mahlobo said that: "International...
FPB earmarks R8m to censor online
FPB earmarks R8m to censor online
ANALYSISSoon, the Film and Publications Board (FPB) hopes it will “have the power to order an administrator of any online platform to take...
Anonymity does not equal security
Anonymity does not equal security
Nobody likes to feel like they're being watched. Societies will tolerate a lot from their governments but few things cause more outrage than the...
Carrim announces new cyber security council
Carrim announces new cyber security council
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim inaugurated the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC ) on Tuesday.
SA, Russia, Turkey furious over US, UK spy claims
SA, Russia, Turkey furious over US, UK spy claims
Turkey's government summoned Britain's charge d'affaires on Monday to explain a newspaper report that London put its finance...
[Video]Cybercrime in SA: As bad as HIV?
[Video]Cybercrime in SA: As bad as HIV?
Cybercrime poses as huge a threat to SA as HIV and Aids, say experts. What is our government’s response? Watch the video to find out.
China blames US for global 'internet war'
China blames US for global 'internet war'
The Chinese military accused the United States (US) on Friday of launching a global "internet war" to bring down Arab and other governments,...
Google appeals street view ruling in Switzerland
Google appeals street view ruling in Switzerland
Photographs of streets and houses in Switzerland could disappear from Google's maps unless the country's supreme court overturns a ruling requiring...
'Cyberwar' talk invades world's top high-tech fair
'Cyberwar' talk invades world's top high-tech fair
In the wake of the Stuxnet virus, the topic of international "cyberwar" split IT experts at the world's top tech fair, some seeing the idea as...

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