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...

The WannaCry malware virus is the biggest of 2017 so far and is believed to have infected between 400 000 and 1 million devices...

Cyber criminals are no longer just targeting individual bank users, but are attacking routers, internet service providers and even...

Criminals know that cellphones contain more information on them than computers, and cyber attacks where systems are held to ransom...

Cyber-security experts predict that South Africans will see a massive malware attack on the scale of a recent attack which knocked...

Absa has urged mobile networks, banks and customers to all be more vigilant to combat cybercrime, after a customer lost R240 000 in...

Google painted a bleak picture of cybersecurity trends Monday, saying the number of websites hacked rose 32 percent last year, with...

The cybercrime league table is a simplified and incomplete representation, and the claim that Nigeria is ranked third globally is...