Sex, lies and surveillance tapes
The so-called spy tapes scandal which has dramatically altered SA’s political landscape was back in the headlines with Friday’s Supreme Court of Appeal judgment, which confirmed that the 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reinstated ...
Millions affected by massive data breach
In what is being labelled SA's biggest data breach, the personal and sensitive information of an estimated 30m South Africans has been exposed, a leading security developer has discovered. BusinessLIVE says that Tory Hunt, a Microsoft regional director, reported ...
Top court denies review of computer access case
The US Supreme Court has denied certiorari in two cases concerning who can give permission to access a computer, an issue crucial to the determination of the meaning of the term ‘hacking’. According to a Jurist report, one of these ...
Google plies policy experts with questions
Google recently summoned about 200 policy staff from around the world last month for a debate on whether the company’s size has made it too attractive as a target for government regulators. A report on the Fin24 site notes ...
Social media platforms face ‘cyber bullying levy’
From the grave ...
Social media’s impact on insurance claims
Nigerian convicted of online crimes in Texas
Iran blamed for major cyber-attack
Twitter addresses fallout over Weinstein debacle
Uber appeals London ban
All eyes on war over Internet in China
Two-year-old girl testifies against sex abuser
YouTube lifts restrictions on reed dance
Leaked e-mails show ICC’s Kenyatta ‘bungle’
Bill inadequate for rapidly changing technology
Clinton slams Kremlin cyber meddling
How mega heist was partially foiled
Major Wi-fi flaw flagged
NHS data theft scandal grows
Facebook security chief warns over fake news
Lessons from Africa
Kenya's recently annulled elections have highlighted election problems that extend throughout the continent. In an analysis on the allAfrica site, Stephen Chan notes that African democracies are in the process of co-ordinating a ‘generation jump’ in applied technology and ...
* Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for showcasing Facebook's virtual reality capability with a tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The Facebook founder and another executive discussed the platform's virtual reality project through avatars. The video begins with the avatars pictured ...
* Instagram star Kristen Hancher, who has more than 3.4m followers, accidentally pressed the record button on her phone and allowed more than 14 000 people to listen to her love-making session with her boyfriend.
Digital piracy concerns raised
* The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether law enforcement officials conducting a criminal investigation can demand data held overseas by Microsoft and other technology companies in a high-stakes clash over digital privacy. The justices will review a ...
Splish splash ...
Splish splash ...
Amazon.com last week introduced a long-awaited waterproof Kindle e-reader, the latest in a string of consumer devices from the online retail giant this year. Waterproofing has long been an omission on Kindle e-readers, and will now let ...