Hacking

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Facebook has announced new security features to protect journalists

New Facebook security features for journalists have been announced. They are aimed at protecting journalists' Facebook and Instagram accounts against harassment and potential hacking threats.

No one is safe from the data breach epidemic

Here are some strategies to help you reduce the probability of getting hacked. No one is 100% safe, but this is a great start to keeping your information private.

6 Ways to keep information safe in the digital age

If you are on the internet daily, your digital security should be a top priority. Hackers are becoming more skilled at cracking your passwords and accessing sensitive information like your address, credit card numbers, social security numbers, business documents, etc. Be sure to take threats to your digital security seriously

South Africa's notable data breaches and data leaks in the past half-decade

For the past 5 years, South Africa has experienced some notable and rather concerning data breaches and leaks. More concerning is also that none of the businesses or organizations have been officially investigated or suffered any punishment.

Cameroon’s tax platform suffered a cyberattack

The digital platform used by the government of Cameroon for the management of taxes is said to have suffered what has been qualified by some as a major cyberattack.

South Africa's Momentum Metropolitan has been hacked

Momentum Metropolitan, a South African financial services company, has stated that it suffered a cyberattack on 13 August 2020. According to the company, only a "portion of data" from one of its subsidiaries was accessed.

Russian hackers are apparently attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine information

Russian cyberespionage group that hacked into the USA's election networks before the 2016 U.S. presidential election is now apparently attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine information from researchers.