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Posts Tagged ‘hackers’

  • The world’s most used password — Trustwave

    March 5, 2012 • Security, Top StoriesComments (1)

    “Password1” is the world’s most used password, PCMag.com recently reported. Can you believe that? Trustwave, security and digital certificate authority, recently highlighted this logic as the biggest security threat in their Global Security...

  • Zambia invests in fight against cybercrime

    March 2, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With cybercrime increasing, the Zambia Information Communications Authority (ZICTA) announced on Thursday, that it was investing some ZMK 1.3 billion ($582 000) in battling online criminal activity. The money will go towards creating a Computer Incident...

  • Interpol arrests 25 Anonymous members

    February 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • Addressing the security needs of Africa

    July 11, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Addressing the security needs of Africa

    Access to the Internet is a rapidly growing commodity and as connectivity continues to improve on the continent, greater numbers of users in Africa are joining the cyberworld. In fact, according to the latest statistics from Internet World Stats, almost 120...

  • Codemasters’ website hacked

    June 13, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Codemasters’ website hacked

    British gaming developer Codemasters recently informed its customers that the Codemasters website, Dirt 3 VIP code redemption page, Codemasters EStore and Codemasters CodeM database had been breached by a hacker. Encrypted passwords, Xbox Live Gamertags,...

  • Top five urban myths in the IT security sector

    November 4, 2010 • SecurityComments Off on Top five urban myths in the IT security sector

    The IT security industry is no stranger to urban myths: stories that spread and, over time, become accepted as general truths. Global IT vendor Panda Security has been asking its community, mainly through Facebook and Twitter, which myths come to mind when...

  • Mobile phones at the mercy of hackers and viruses

    July 6, 2009 • SecurityComments (1)

    Increased access to the internet via mobile phones has increased the risk of being targeted by the viruses and hackers that prowl the internet. Security experts today all concur that mobile phones are the least protected devices in the entire computing arena...