COMMENTARY

THINK ransomware is a little passé? A form of malware designed to block access to data until its hapless owners cough up, ransomware revelled in the news spotlight a couple of years ago, courtesy...

A BRITISH security researcher who was hailed as a hero for helping to stop a global "ransomware" cyberattack in 2017 has pleaded guilty to charges in the United States of writing malicious...

EDITORIAL

AN unfortunate corollary of today's digitalised world is that cyber attacks have become an almost daily occurrence. Still, experts sat up and took notice when, earlier this month, cybersecurity...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Security researchers this week confirmed that they spotted new activity by hackers using "Triton" malware capable of doing real-world damage to oil, gas or water plants.

[WASHINGTON] A Chinese woman carrying multiple cellphones and a thumb drive containing malware was arrested on Saturday at US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida while he...

[WASHINGTON] Eight people, most of them Russian, have been indicted in US court for mounting complex fake advertising schemes that caused companies to lose tens of millions of dollars.

THE BOTTOM LINE

DATA breaches have become an almost everyday occurrence, and organisations and governments need to act to squelch this alarming trend.

THE BOTTOM LINE

WELCOME to the Age of Malware. It promises to be a huge downer and, possibly, a great tragedy.