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Thousands of websites infected by 'crypto mining' malware
Thousands of websites infected by 'crypto mining' malware
Thousands of websites around the world, including many operated by governments, have been infected by hackers using the sites' computing power to...
The cyber-war(s) being fought right under our noses
The cyber-war(s) being fought right under our noses
TIME magazine invariably has very clever, multi-faceted covers, the latest one being no exception. It shows the White House – the American...
What to do if your data is held hostage
What to do if your data is held hostage
When ransomware takes hold of your files, the preferred form of payment is generally bitcoins. But for the average computer user, obtaining these is...
Datajacking computer files is big business
Datajacking computer files is big business
“If you really value your data then we suggest you do not waste valuable time searching for other solutions because they do not exist,” the...
SA business faces cyber invasion
SA business faces cyber invasion
In the rapidly evolving world of security threats, the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report revealed that total global threat alerts increased 14%...
Software piracy opens doors for hackers
Software piracy opens doors for hackers
Rather than hacking consumer PCs and home and business networks, cybercriminals are starting to rely on the software piracy industry to leave the...
SA banks in massive data breach
SA banks in massive data breach
A variant of malware – short for malicious software – called Dexter, inserted into point-of-sale (POS) devices at South...
An Apple a day keeps the viruses away?
An Apple a day keeps the viruses away?
If you're one of the planet's approximately 1.6-billion Microsoft Windows users, then chances are you're pretty used to viruses. They come at you...
Microsoft takes down major fake drug spam network
Microsoft takes down major fake drug spam network
Microsoft on Thursday announced the dismantling of a "notorious and complex" network of virus-infected computers used to send billions of email...
Smartphones the new El Dorado for computer criminals
Smartphones the new El Dorado for computer criminals
Smartphones are the new El Dorado for computer criminals, security experts say, with many owners unaware of the risk or what to do about it.
Fake White House email was cyberattack
Fake White House email was cyberattack
It looked like an innocent email Christmas card from the White House.
Mac or PC: Which is safer, or more secure?
Mac or PC: Which is safer, or more secure?
An article at CNet offers a compilation of comments from 32 people involved in the security business who were asked "Which is more secure, Mac or...

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