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Marine services operator hacked

Marine services provider James Fisher and Sons said hackers gained unauthorised access to its computer systems, sending shares down over five percent. JFS said...

Facebook suspends Putin ally accounts

Facebook suspended three networks of Russian accounts attempting to interfere in the domestic politics of eight African countries and tied to a Russian businessman...

Georgian police investigate massive cyber attack

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Georgian police are investigating a massive coordinated cyber attack that took thousands of websites offline and could have been carried out from abroad, the...

Africa takes on cyber crime

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Separated by cultures, religions, languages and 8,458 kilometers, Morocco and India appear to have little in common. And yet, in late 2018, the two...

Russian operatives sacrifice followers to stay under cover on Facebook

Efforts by Russian influence campaigns to stay undetected on social media ahead of next year’s US elections are undermining ability to gain followers and...

Russia dismisses hacking reports as “unsavoury”

Moscow dismissed media reports that Russian hackers piggybacked on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries as...

New Facebook steps to stop misinformation

Facebook announced new steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression ahead of the November 2020 US presidential election, on the same day it disclosed...

Avast targeted in cyber-security attack

Czech-based Avast and Czech counterintelligence service BIS detected a network attack on the cyber-security company which the BIS suspected originated in China. Avast said...

Kaspersky detects more than 100 million attacks on smart devices in first half of...

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Kaspersky honeypots – networks of virtual copies of various internet connected devices and applications – have detected 105 million attacks on Internet of Things...

Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries masquerading as attackers from the Islamic...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...