Three most eyebrow raising cybercrimes in South Africa

By Ryan Noik 23 September 2013

We’ve been hearing for quite some time about the very real threat of cybercrime globally, and South Africa is certainly not exempt from this threat.Here are just three cybercrimes that typify how pervasive the issue is. FULL STORY >


Apple developer centre hacked

By Ryan Noik 22 July 2013

Apple’s developer centre has been taken offline in the wake of a revelation that its security had been compromised. FULL STORY >


Hackers target Symantecs source code, release it online

By Ryan Noik 8 February 2012

Hackers release stolen source code for Symantec's pcAnywhere software after negotiations fail. FULL STORY >


PS Vita hack remote plays major PS3 titles

By Staff Writer 27 January 2012

YouTube user homer49 has uploaded a number of videos showing PS3 titles running on the PS Vita via Remote Play. FULL STORY >


Lulz Security returns with a vengeance

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 July 2011

The mischievous hacker group Lulz Security takes on News Corporation, by replacing an online news article on The Sun newspaper, with a fake report of Rupert Murdoch's death. FULL STORY >


LulzSec cruise comes to an end

By Johan Keyter 27 June 2011

LulzSec brings an end to its aggressive hacking spree after 50 days on the open ocean. FULL STORY >


Poor security kills 4800 Aussie websites

By Johan Keyter 22 June 2011

A hacking attack at a major Australian web host causes the permanent deletion of some 4800 websites. FULL STORY >


The Big Issue - PlayStation Network hack

By Johan Keyter 7 June 2011

When it comes to online gaming services most PS3 fans opt for the free PlayStation Network. Last month however this sentiment met some challenge as the PSN and a number of other Sony services suffered hacker attacks. FULL STORY >


Gmail account hacks blamed on China

By Johan Keyter 2 June 2011

Google announces that hackers originating from China was behind the latest attacks on its Gmail email service. FULL STORY >


Russian firm cracks iOS

By Johan Keyter 25 May 2011

A security company named ElcomSoft cracks Apple's password and encryption measures for iOS devices. FULL STORY >


Sony Online Entertainment hacked

By Johan Keyter 3 May 2011

Sony suffers yet another hacker attack, with both its PlayStation Network and SOE servers now down. FULL STORY >


Gaming News Round-up - The lawsuit edition

By Staff Writer 29 April 2011

Sony has some legal action heading its way thanks to the recent hacking attack, while Beyonc? also gets sued by a software developing company. FULL STORY >


Settlement in PS3 jailbreak case

By Johan Keyter 13 April 2011

Sony settles with PS3 hacker George 'Geohot' Hotz on controversial rootkey case, judgement not likely to have any lasting effects. FULL STORY >


Tech News Round-up - BlackBerry edition

By Hanleigh Daniels 18 March 2011

In this week's Tech News Round-up: BlackBerry users are advised to turn of Java in their OS 6-running devices, whilst leaked pics of the Droid 3 and HTC Pyramid surface on the web. FULL STORY >


Safari and IE fall to hackers

By Johan Keyter 10 March 2011

Apple's Safari and Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browsers were once again quickly infiltrated in the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest. FULL STORY >

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