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Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Chaos has erupted in the United States and as the world reacts to the protests and violence, the social media...

‘Anonymous’ Hacktivists Attack and Take Down United Nations Website

After hacking and taking down the Minneapolis Police Department website, the Anonymous hacker-group continued their protest spree and hacked the United Nations website, taking down a part of the site - the United Nations Civil Society Participation website -...

Google now ties your identity to your collected data

Up until recently, Google collected your data but never directly tied your identity to it. It has since lifted the ban on personally identifiable web tracking and can now use all of the information collected from your searches, your...

Top 10 must-read books on technology

While there are many resources available online as to how things work and fit into one another, there are a couple of really great books on a variety of technology subjects, some of which are self-help, while others offer...

Interpol arrests 25 Anonymous members

Interpol arrested 25 members of the 'Anonymous' hacker group in over a dozen cities worldwide the police body said on Tuesday. "Operation Unmask was launched in mid-February following a series of co-ordinated cyber-attacks originating from Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Spain,"...

Why Anonymous can’t shut down the internet

Over the last couple of months, a number of internet threats have emerged that seem to be originating from hacker collective Anonymous. In their latest threat, the group intimidated the public into believing that they will shut down the...

Anonymous to shut down the internet

Anonymous, the leaderless hacking collective, has vowed to effectively shut down the entire internet on 31 March. The group, which has been credited for bringing down sites such as HBGary, Amazon and Sony’s PlayStation Network, said they would attempt the...

ITNewsAfrica’s Most read stories of 2011

This year has indeed been very exciting in the ICT industry. While some companies lost their lustre, others managed to entice new customers with innovative offerings and new products. Here's a list of our most read stories of 2011: 1. BlackBerry...

Who is Anonymous?

For as long as there have been computers, there has always been a small minority who tried to hack, crack, code and script their way around the inner workings, making electronics and computers do things that they weren’t designed...
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How can SA enterprises minimize the impact of network outages?

Internet and network outages are a constant threat to any enterprise in South Africa. Whether it’s an issue experienced...
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