Stuxnet Worm

Cyberspace the new frontier in Iran’s war with foes

Two years after the Stuxnet computer worm attacked its nuclear program, Iran is increasingly turning to cyberspace to retaliate against sanctions.

How the Flame virus changed everything for security firms

The Flame virus went undetected for two years by every online security firm. Now they need to find a new way to protect the world's PCs from malware.

Stuxnet: The worm that turned Obama into a hypocrite?

The president who made a stirring declaration about internet freedom authorised a wave of cyber-attacks on Iran.

Bank cyber fraud more lucrative than drugs trade

New forms of fraud are emerging that are making bank cyber fraud even more lucrative than the drug trade, says an auditing expert.

Iran says it has detected second cyber attack

Iran has been targeted by a second computer virus in a "cyber war" waged by its enemies, its commander of civil defence said on Monday.

Iran accuses Siemens over Stuxnet virus attack

An Iranian commander has accused German engineering company Siemens of helping the US and Israel launch a cyber attack on its nuclear facilities.

‘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, CeBIT.

Israel tested worm linked to Iran’s atomic woes

Israel has tested a computer worm believed to have sabotaged Iran's nuclear centrifuges and slowed its ability to develop an atomic weapon.

Stuxnet: A new weapon for cyber insurgents?

Weaker combatants have always used unconventional or inexpensive means to defy stronger foes, including guerrilla warfare and suicide attacks.

Iran ‘detains western spies’ after cyber attack

Iranian government accuses the west of launching an "electronic war" following sophisticated Stuxnet worm attack.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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