Ex-Snapdeal CPO backs ethical hacker to monitor cyber risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Twenty-five year-old hacker Saket Modi has got the support of Snapdeal’s former chief product officer, Anand Chandrasekaran, to build a platform that will give CEOs and senior leaders a bird’s-eye view of how secure their companies, especially banks, are from cyber…

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This is how I took down the SABC: Anonymous hacker

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A hacker who goes by Anonymous Africa, or @zim4thewin on Twitter, recently attacked a number of the SABC’s websites and knocked them offline. Anonymous Africa said they attacked the SABC over the decision by its COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng to ban the…

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De-coding the character of a hacker

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Malicious hacking online costs the private and corporate sectors up to $575 billion annually, according to internet security firm McAfee. While security agencies seek out “ethical” hackers to help combat such attacks, little is known about the personality traits that lead…

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Reform cyber laws, says UK hacker Lauri Love

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A British hacker facing decades in a US prison has called for reforms to cyber crime laws and issues of jurisdiction after waiting two years for details of allegations against him. Lauri Love, a student from Sussex, has been arrested twice…

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Hacker highlights public wi-fi dangers in Dubai

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A few seconds spent on wifi in a Media City cafe was all it took for Jason Hart to steal my identity, and probably gain access to my bank account. The former hacker sets his laptop down on a table and…

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