Stupidly easy for hackers to attack Eskom

It is ridiculously easy for hackers to attack Eskom’s central electricity distribution network, said Jacques van Heerden of Global Technology Security Provider. Van Heerden told the Rapport newspaper that Eskom’s systems have no “space break” – a physical separation between systems. If a virus attacks its computers, the same thing…

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Anonymous Share Easy Way To Hack Trump’s Phone

The hacking group Anonymous on Friday published a tweet with an attached screenshot explaining how to break into US President Donald Trump’s insecure smartphone. Last year’s game-changing hacks of the Democratic National Committee and Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta’s emails proved that US governing bodies are…

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Spy master of North Korea defects to the South

A North Korean intelligence officer has defected to the South, according to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency. This is the highest ranking officer to ever defect. The colonel was a member of the Reconnaissance General Bureau. The man is believed to be the source of valuable information as he oversaw…

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Are Third-Parties Compromising Healthcare Data Security?

A recent study indicates that healthcare data security may be at risk as most companies do not always check the security frameworks of third parties. With the recent spike in healthcare data breaches, it is pertinent that healthcare organizations implement and understand healthcare data security positions of third-party vendors, but…

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