Hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday demanded R1-billion to restore the data they are holding ransom.
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The hackers behind a mass ransomware attack exploited a previously unknown vulnerability in IT management software made by Kaseya, cybersecurity researchers said.
QSure, a big player in South Africa’s insurance industry, has been hit by a data breach in which bank account numbers and other sensitive information were compromised by a third party.
No responsible party will be held liable for not registering by 30 June under the Protection of Personal Information Act, the Information Regulator said on Tuesday.
Have you ever chatted to a friend about buying a certain item and been targeted with an ad for that same item the next day? If so, you may have wondered whether your smartphone was “listening” to you.
What we find when we connect the dots is a professional industry far removed from the organised crime playbook.
Promoted | Forrester believes security leaders are best placed to respond to the increasingly sophisticated attacks with a Zero Trust Model.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken aim at proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of US technology giants, saying they could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones.
Promoted | We’ve all heard of phishing, the tried-and-tested e-mail scam that spoofs authoritative sources to trick recipients into handing over sensitive information. Vishing is its voice call equivalent.
Apple on Monday said a new “private relay” feature designed to obscure a user’s Web browsing behaviour from Internet service providers and advertisers will not be available in China – or South Africa.