Tag: Hackers

Cybercrime-As-A-Service On The Rise

Cybercrime-As-A-Service On The Rise

With cybercrime-as-a-service opening the door to anyone wanting to make a quick buck, organisations have to worry about amateur attackers as well as s ...
Twenty Years of DDoS Attacks – Looking Back, Looking Forward

Twenty Years of DDoS Attacks – Looking Back, Looking Forward

By Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are more popular and dangero ...
How effective is two-factor authentication?

How effective is two-factor authentication?

By MJ Strydom, MD at DRS Should a password get hacked, it could expose the user to viruses, malware and data breaches on their mobile phones and ot ...
Unnamed University Attacked by its Own Smart Light Bulb, Vending Machines

Unnamed University Attacked by its Own Smart Light Bulb, Vending Machines

By Staff Writer A university in the US has seen everything from light bulbs to vending machines, which had been connected to its campus network for ...
Products Connected To The Internet Can Kill Us

Products Connected To The Internet Can Kill Us

The time where we distinguished between cyberspace, the digital world of machines, and our everyday physical reality, is over. Computers and the Inter ...
MyBucks Aims To Exploit Big Data To Mitigate Identity Theft

MyBucks Aims To Exploit Big Data To Mitigate Identity Theft

Fintech firm MyBucks, has invested in technology that is specifically aimed at exploiting big data to mitigate fraud and identity theft. With its o ...
Ubuntu Core 16 Looks to Safeguard Internet of Things

Ubuntu Core 16 Looks to Safeguard Internet of Things

Until now, concerns about the Internet of Things (IoT) have largely focused on privacy. Hackers have shown they can gain control of internet-enabled s ...
Hackers Are Using Surveillance Cameras

Hackers Are Using Surveillance Cameras

Major parts of the Internet in the US were crashed on Friday by hackers using devices like security cameras around the world. This move affected servi ...
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