security

  1. MeNeZ

    Quick question re SA/International Cyber law

    Hi, I just have a question regarding cyber law acts that are in use in the USA like PCI-DSS/HIPAA/GLBA etc - Some are required to have internal quarterly vulnerability scans and one vulnerability scan done by an external company annually. Is SA required to do anything similar or is it more of...
  2. A

    Informal Survey - Gautengs' safest out of complex neighbourhoods

    After a very long search and attempted research I am very closing to giving up. I NEED to move out of my current complex, cannot have some idiot (read trustees) take my monthy levy, refuse to do any maintenance and pay silly prices for gardening etc and then the CSOS taking over a year to sort...
  3. Y

    Rain Fixed LTE NAT Changes

    Good day, I have a client with a Hikvision NVR, using Rain's Fixed LTE as their internet connection to the NVR. Now they have been able to successfully access their CCTV System via the internet for more than 8 Months, now since earlier this week, they are no longer able to. I checked and no...
  4. J

    RSAWEB - Disclosure of Personal Information

    The following complaint was filed with ISPA (Internet Service Providers’ Association) against RSAWEB (PTY) LTD on 15 January 2019. This complaint refers to the violation of the following Code of Conduct, as stated by ISPA: Code of Conduct: C. Privacy and confidentiality 1. ISPA members must...
  5. Jamie McKane

    50,000 printers hacked to tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie

    50,000 printers hacked to tell people to subscribe to PewDiePie Twitter user @HackerGiraffe has hacked 50,000 printers, causing them to print a message asking users to subscribe to PewDiePie. Popular gaming YouTuber PewDiePie has had the most subscribers on the platform for years, but was...
  6. C

    Setting up secure network using a shared wifi?

    I'm hoping someone with better networking experience can confirm that I buy the right gadget to set up a secure (separate) internal network at our new offices. We are moving into shared offices and included in our rent is access to their wifi. But I don't want an open network for obvious...
  7. Bryn

    Smart outdoor security cameras in SA?

    I searched but don't see this discussion covered. I already have a decent Samsung CCTV 4-channel kit running and it provides 1080p live feeds on a display in the kitchen of both entrances to the property and two decent vantage points that give a good idea of who is outside. They're used pretty...
  8. Jamie McKane

    South African developer finds Pizza Hut security flaw which affected hundreds of webs

    South African developer finds Pizza Hut security flaw which affected hundreds of websites South African developer Lionel Chetty recently discovered a security flaw in Pizza Hut’s website which users to view the information of clients who used it to place an order. The flaw allowed an...
  9. B

    WhatsApp using camera and microphone in background

    Android alerted me to WhatsApp using my phone's camera and microphone in the background (see attached image). This concerns me, has anyone else experienced this behaviour? does anyone know why WhatsApp is doing here? EDIT: here is how to get to the screen: Settings > Lock screen and security...
  10. J

    Viewfines

    Seems Viewfines.co.za had a security "incident". Anyone know what happened? I've used it once or twice, but what bothers me is that they have loads of info on a person, including your license plate etc.
  11. medicnick83

    Do you use ADT?

    Hi all, I have a question. Do you use ADT? How is your experience with them? Let me share something with you; Now as you can imagine, this post was on Facebook - but after I posted this, alot of things started to come out from residents who had used ADT in our area, panic buttons / alarms...
  12. J

    Privacy Awareness Week 2018

    Privacy Awareness Week, or PAW, is an initiative that aims to raise awareness about online privacy issues and the importance of safeguarding personal information. Initiated by the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) in 2006, the event will be celebrated throughout May across a number of...
  13. M

    Google Accused of Showing ‘Total Contempt’ for Android Users’ Privacy

    Google Accused of Showing ‘Total Contempt’ for Android Users’ Privacy
  14. Jamie McKane

    How do you unlock your smartphone?

    Which security measure do you use to unlock your smartphone?
  15. M

    Spectre has another evil sibling that compromises the safe zone created by Intel SGX

    Spectre has another evil sibling that compromises the safe zone created by Intel SGX
  16. B

    DarkTrace

    Anybody using this or seen a Demo of this https://www.darktrace.com If so what are your thoughts experiences ?
  17. M

    Major Apple security flaw grants admin access on macOS High Sierra without password

    Major Apple security flaw grants admin access on macOS High Sierra without password
  18. M

    Windows 8 onwards incorrectly implements ASLR security feature, but you can fix it

    Windows 8 onwards incorrectly implements ASLR security feature, but you can fix it
  19. Newsfeed

    Wi-Fi has been hacked

    Wi-Fi has been hacked Security researchers will release a proof-of-concept attack on the Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol today, which lets attackers eavesdrop on traffic between devices and access points, reported Ars Technica.
  20. A

    Nokia 5 September Update

    Hi guys, Anyone else with a Nokia 5 have received the September Security patch ? I am still on the August one. Just wondering if I am alone with this.
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