data breach
27 Aug

Breach exposes T-Mobile customer data

No financial data, such as credit card information or social security numbers, was compromised but over 2.3 million customers were affected, says T-Mobile.

Jul 18, 2018

Millions of Telefonica customers' data exposed

Anyone with a Movistar account could view other users' personal data.

Jul 18, 2018

Video: Windows Defender ATP helps stop breaches

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is a security platform for intelligent protection, detection, investigation and response.

Jul 12, 2018

SA's average data breach costs escalate

It now costs a whopping R36.5 million to address a data breach in South Africa, says IBM.

Jul 5, 2018

Security breach puts Liberty at risk: Redstor

Having a secure off-site copy of all data as a backup will ensure an organisation can recover from an attack and help prevent data loss, says Redstor.


Data breaches vs ransomware: what's the difference?

New-generation endpoint technology both hardens protection and enables full visibility of endpoint processes, says Panda Security.


Cyber security: no longer just 'an IT problem'

Cyber risk ultimately poses a threat to the balance sheet, but brand damage and a threat to confidence is what should be on every business leader's mind, says Goldphish.

Jun 17, 2018

Liberty CEO labels hack criminal act

David Munro says the company is in full control of its IT systems, and notes the safety and security of customers' information remains top priority.

Apr 16, 2018

Billions of data breaches in 2017: report

About 2.5 billion records were stolen, lost or exposed worldwide in 2017, an 88% increase from 2016, says Gelmato.

Mar 19, 2018

White paper: The cost of data breaches in SA

The average total organisational cost of data breaches in SA was R32 million in 2017, according to an IBM Security study.


Data from 50m Facebook users 'harvested'

A data analytics firm harvested Facebook users' private information in developing techniques to support Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.


Reporting data breaches under POPIA has its challenges

The first challenge with incident reporting under POPIA is determining whether or not to report.