Passport Hacking

By Khanimambo Ngobeni

 
A passport is an official document that the government issues, certifying an individual’s identity (holder) and citizenship. The document entitles the individual to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.

Continue reading

Hacking of Social Networks

By Wandile Sithole

 
The social networking website LinkedIn was hacked on 5 June 2012, and passwords for nearly 6.5 million user accounts were stolen by Russian cybercriminals. Owners of the hacked accounts were no longer able to access their accounts, and the website repeatedly encouraged its users to change their passwords after the incident. Vicente Silveira, the director of LinkedIn, confirmed, on behalf of the company, that the website was hacked in its official blog.

Continue reading

Hacking of Baby Monitors

By Neelam Bacus

In a world with constantly evolving technology, hacking is becoming common and easier to accomplish. Hackers are finding new ways of gaining access to personal banking details, social media accounts, online gaming accounts, computer files and documents, security cameras, webcams and much more that we are not aware of.

Continue reading

Webcam Hacking

By Muxe Maxopani

With the fast advancing 21st century technology, a whole new kind of hacking is taking shape. The new centenary has ushered what has now been coined “webcam hacking” – and unfortunately, it is gaining a lot of momentum.

Continue reading