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US moves to control sales of hacking tools abroad

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The US Commerce Department on Wednesday announced new rules intended to curb the sale of offensive cybersecurity products to some countries with "authoritarian" practices,...

Work from home fuelling cyber attacks, says global financial watchdog

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Financial firms may need to bolster their defences in the face of rocketing cyber attacks after employees began working from home, the international Financial...

US to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism

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The US Department of Justice is elevating investigations of ransomware attacks to a similar priority as terrorism in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline...

Leonardo eyes more cyber security deals with EU institutions after parliament...

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Italy’s Leonardo aims to sign more cyber security deals with European institutions after winning a digital contract with the European Parliament, the head of...

US cybersecurity firm FireEye discloses breach, theft of internal hacking tools

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FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the United States, said on Tuesday that is has been hacked, possibly by a government, leading...

Hackers hit South African government fund for children and missing people

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Hackers attacked a South Africa’s justice department fund last week, the department said on Wednesday, but said it did not receive any ransom demands. They...

UAE, Israeli cyber chiefs discuss joining forces to combat common threats

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The United Arab Emirates and Israel share threats to their national online networks, the Israeli cyber-security chief said on Thursday in a rare public...

North Korean hackers ramp up bank heists: US government cyber alert

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North Korean hackers are tapping into banks around the globe to make fraudulent money transfers and cause ATMs to spit out cash, the US...

Australia to spend $1.2 billion on cyber security for private sector...

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Australia will spend A$1.66 billion ($1.19 billion) over the next ten years to strengthen the cyber defences of companies and households after a rise...

‘Payment sent’ – travel giant CWT pays $4.5 million ransom to...

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US travel management firm CWT paid $4.5 million this week to hackers who stole reams of sensitive corporate files and said they had knocked...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...