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How ethical hacking can prevent fraud

By Opinion 13 November 2017

2017 has been wrought with cyberattacks and breaches that have cost copious amounts of money. This International Fraud awareness week, Rudi Dicks, senior consultant, BDO Cyber and Forensics Lab discusses cyber fraud and how it can be avoided through... FULL STORY >

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Dating with Hackers: users of the world’s most popular apps face serious security risks

By Press Release 1 November 2017

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users. FULL STORY >

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Spy Wars: How nation-state backed threat actors steal from and copy each other

By Press Release 5 October 2017

Sophisticated threat actors are actively hacking other attack groups in order to steal victim data, borrow tools and techniques and re-use each other’s infrastructure – making accurate threat intelligence ever... FULL STORY >

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HBO playing hard ball as hackers leak more show episodes

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 August 2017

Hackers continue to leak HBO episodes as the US network refuses to pay up. FULL STORY >

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HBO may have placed $250k bug bounty payment for hackers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 August 2017

It appears as if HBO is trying to negotiate with hackers and ensure more show episodes don't get leaked. FULL STORY >

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More cyberattacks expected says One Channel CEO

By Press Release 17 May 2017

"Ransomware is the most serious malware threat of the 21st century, with criminals projected to extort billions from their victims in 2017," according to One Channel CEO Bernard Ford. FULL STORY >

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GirlCode launches workshop series ahead of GirlCode Hackathon 2017

By Ryan Noik 27 January 2017

GirlCode has announced that it will introduce a GirlCode Hackathon Workshop Series for 2017. FULL STORY >

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Yahoo says 2014 state-sponsored hack breached 500 million accounts

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 September 2016

Possibly including names, email addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth, Yahoo confirms it suffered a state-sponsored data breach in late 2014, affecting an estimated 500 million users. FULL STORY >

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HP partners with 3M for Sure View display filter to stop prying eyes

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 August 2016

The September-slated HP Elitebook 840 and 1040 will be the first to sport this new privacy system. FULL STORY >

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Hot New Trailers: Hacksaw Ridge

By Staff Writer 29 July 2016

Slated for release in November this year, Hacksaw Ridge sees Mel Gibson return to the director's chair, telling the story of a WWII medic during the Battle of Okinawa. FULL STORY >

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Following a password leak, Twitter has blocked millions of compromised accounts

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 June 2016

An estimated 32 million Twitter account passwords were leaked recently, prompting the company to block several million user accounts. FULL STORY >

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Hack.Jozi Challenge selects Joburg’s top ten digital ideas

By Press Release 3 May 2016

The top ten of the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge has been announced. The varied ideas include ways for parents to reduce screen time for their children, a free pick up and drop off laundry service and an online platform to upload or... FULL STORY >

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Razer details first batch of games for OSVR headset dev kit

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 March 2016

One of the VR headset makers absent at this year's MWC, Razer has finally detailed the developer kit for its OSVR offering, with a number of games in tow. FULL STORY >

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City of Joburg offers R5m in startup support for Jozi digital innovators

By Press Release 25 February 2016

With prizes valued at R5m worth of support including R1m for the winner and R350 000 for two runners up and a boot camp for the top 100 ideas, you might just want to share your great digital ideas that can transform your... FULL STORY >

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Haxposure: an emerging threat with important implications

By Staff Writer 4 February 2016

This combination of criminal data theft via hacking and public exposure of internal secrets represents an emerging threat, which ESET has dubbed haxposure. FULL STORY >

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Bitcoin's surge (6 votes)
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