cyber crime

  1. Jamie McKane

    Cyber attacks are the biggest threat to UK businesses

    Cyber attacks are the biggest threat to UK businesses Investors and chief executives say cyber attacks pose the greatest threat to businesses operating in the U.K. [Bloomberg]
  2. Jamie McKane

    Hackers steal $10 million from US and Russian banks

    Hackers steal $10 million from US and Russian banks A previously unknown ring of Russian-language hackers has stolen as much as $10 million from U.S. and Russian banks in the last 18 months.
  3. G

    Survey: Sa teens as victims of cybercrime

    I am in matric and am doing my LO research project on whether SA teens are victims of CyberCrime. I have developed a survey using Google forms. Would it be possible for you to please pass this on to any teens that would be willing to complete the survey? There will be a lucky draw of 5GB mobile...
  4. B

    FBI could soon legally hack any computer in the US – and possibly beyond

    The Supreme Court approved new rules on Thursday that would potentially give the FBI the authority to hack any computer in the United States, and potentially computers located overseas as well. Those hidden by Tor technology will also be vulnerable. Now the Congress have until December 1 to...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    How South Africa is fighting cyber crime

    How South Africa is fighting cyber crime Last year South Africa had the most cyber attacks of any country on the continent.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    FBI investigating cyber attacks on banks

    FBI investigating cyber attacks on banks The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is investigating media reports that several U.S. financial firms have been victims of recent cyber attacks
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Microsoft targets malware in digital crime bust

    Microsoft busts cyber crooks Microsoft said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks
  8. jes

    Nokia 'paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago'

    Nokia extorted of millions by software blackmailers Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for its Symbian operating system
  9. jes

    Vodafone reveals extent of government snooping

    Vodafone reveals extent of government snooping Vodafone has revealed the scope of government snooping into phone networks
  10. jes

    Technology companies boost security to thwart spying

    Technology companies boost security to thwart spying A year after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programs, the major U.S. technology companies suffering from the fallout are uniting to shore up their defenses against government intrusion.
  11. jes

    Chinese media calls for punishment of Google, Apple, and US tech firms

    Chinese media calls for punishment of Google, Apple, and US tech firms Chinese state media lashed out at Google, Apple, and other US technology companies, calling on Beijing “to punish severely the pawns” of the US government for monitoring China and stealing secrets.
  12. jes

    Cyber-crime on the rise, according to US survey

    Cyber-crime on the rise, according to US survey The hackers are winning, according to a survey of 500 executives of U.S. businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies released Wednesday.
  13. jes

    Apple users report 'lost phone' cyber attack

    Apple users report 'lost phone' cyber attack Multiple Apple smartphone and tablet users have reported an unusual hack in which attackers have locked smartphones and demanded payment in return for unlocking them.
  14. Jan

    International card fraud suspects appear in Pretoria court

    International cybercrime suspects appear in Pretoria court Twelve members of a recently exposed international cyber crime syndicate that were arrested in Pretoria have appeared in court.
  15. jes

    LulzSec hacker turned FBI informant walks free

    LulzSec hacker turned FBI informant walks free The founder of an offshoot of the shadowy hacker group Anonymous walked free after getting a symbolic seven-month sentence.
  16. jes

    Hacker helped FBI thwart 300 cyberattacks

    Ex-Anonymous hacker helped FBI thwart 300 cyberattacks
  17. jes

    145 million Ebay users urged to change passwords

    145 million Ebay users urged to change passwords US online giant eBay said the number of users potentially affected by a massive data breach could be as many as 145 million.
  18. jes

    International cyber-criminal suspects arrested in Pretoria

    International cyber-criminal suspects arrested in Pretoria An international cyber crime syndicate was exposed this week, with 12 people arrested on South African soil, officials said on Wednesday.
  19. jes

    US accuses China of cyber espionage on American companies

    US accuses China of cyber espionage on American companies The United States on Monday charged five Chinese military officers and accused them of hacking into American nuclear, metal and solar companies
  20. jes

    NSA hijacked criminal botnets to install spyware

    NSA hijacked criminal botnets to install spyware The US National Security Agency has been hijacking the so-called botnets as a resource for spying.
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