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What cyberhacking data means for you

About 24-million people and almost 800 000 businesses were affected when hackers stole information held by Experian credit bureau. The M&G examines how you can protect yourself

Online safety is a family matter

Google has a number of tools and apps that parents may find useful

Build bond between science and society

New ideas and technologies can provide solutions but in unethical hands they can be dangerous

Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as "a cesspool of hate."

Online nude, offline problem

Send the pic, but take measures to prevent more exposure than you wanted

Huawei defends global ambitions amid Western security fears

The company has been under fire this year, with Washington leading efforts to blacklist Huawei internationally

IMF backs state-issued digital currency

Cryptocurrencies are imploding but Lagarde says central banks should join the fintech revolution

‘Targeted crackdown’ on society

A new report claims the Zambian government is harassing and threatening its critics

Chinese-style ‘digital authoritarianism’ grows globally — study

The annual Freedom House study of 65 countries found global internet freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2018,

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."

Psychologist RATs on hackers

“We know a lot about real-world criminology. We don’t know anything about cyber juvenile delinquency.”

Cybercriminals thrive on silence

A draft Bill aims to bring the growing threat of cybercrime into the open and provide the legal means to fight it.

State agency monitoring cyberspace for Isis recruitment

SA's state agencies were monitoring cyberspace for recruitment by the Islamic State (Isis), State Security Minster David Mahlobo said.

FPB earmarks R8m to censor online

The Film and Publications Board plans to spend over R8-million a year to police YouTube, but is about to have its child pornography wings clipped.

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