Forget the Nigerian prince who wants to give you his inheritance or claiming your winnings from a global lottery - Bitcoin and FIFA...

South African social media users should be on high alert for fraudsters out to catch consumers off guard, according to financial...

An app security firm has revealed in a white paper and YouTube video how it is possible for hackers to access a user’s Tinder app...

As the regime in Pyongyang widens its hunt for cash under tougher international sanctions, North Korean hacking units are using...

The increasing reach of the internet has led to the emergence of cyber violence as a growing global problem with potentially...

Imagine if companies hiring two-thirds of the US workforce were left out of official assessments. That was the case in India, until...

Scores of unwary South African Facebook users have been sharing a viral scam offering a R1 500 coupon from Pick n Pay, but the...

Personal information of children as young as 3 years old has been identified in the country’s biggest data breach by a security...

Despite a population of 56 million, South Africa’s largest data breach has reached 60 million unique ID numbers of citizens alive,...

The website which revealed the massive data breach involving 50 million South Africans, has now loaded a search function for people...

As SA grappled with news that the personal information of over 30 million South Africans may have been leaked online in a massive...

Staff opening suspicious emails represent one of the weakest links amid a rise in global malware attacks, according to a software...

Photo-sharing social network Instagram says it has resolved a hack which affected nearly 6 million users, exposing the personal...

Here’s another reason to be leery of the initial coin offerings being done at a staggering pace in the cryptocurrency world:...

The high cost and reputational damage caused by ransomware attacks and hardware failures is spurring local always-on businesses to...

Hackers made less than R26 000 off the massive Petya malware attack which has affected computers globally, including thousands in...

Doha-based news broadcaster Al Jazeera says it has suffered numerous massive cyber-attacks on its online platforms and social...

Cyberattack: Know the jargon
May 15 2017 | 22:56

From ransomware to kill switch, here are explanations of some of the terms used in stories on the massive attack by the WannaCry...