cybercrime

 
Competition commission resolute in bank collusion hearings
Competition commission resolute in bank collusion hearings
After two days of exhaustive hearings into the allegations of collusion by major banks, the Competition Commission remains confident of its...
'Be vigilant' warns CEO after losing R300k in email scam
'Be vigilant' warns CEO after losing R300k in email scam
Goliath and Goliath CEO Kate Goliath is encouraging small businesses to ramp up security measures after her comedy and entertainment agency fell...
Cybercriminals thrive on silence
Cybercriminals thrive on silence
South Africa is extremely prone to cyberattacks, but with no effective requirement on companies to disclose systems breaches, and few avenues for...
Beware of World Cup live streaming
Beware of World Cup live streaming
Many soccer fans have found themselves away from the TV and looking for a live stream of the World Cup's big games.
The botnet that stole two-million passwords
The botnet that stole two-million passwords
Even though the potency of the botnet threat has been known for quite some time now, researchers at Trustwave's SpiderLabs still stumbled upon some...
Cybercrime 'national crisis' costing SA R1b a year
Cybercrime 'national crisis' costing SA R1b a year
The FBI in the United States listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cybercrime took place.
Cybercrime blame game isn’t as cut and dry as its SIMs
Cybercrime blame game isn’t as cut and dry as its SIMs
With the number of SIM card fraud cases in South Africa rising sharply last year, the banks and cellphone service providers are locked in a blame...
Cybersecurity: The spooks, the worms and the net
Cybersecurity: The spooks, the worms and the net
At a recent breakfast briefing on cybersecurity hosted by Neotel and the Mail & Guardian, information security consultant Beza...
[Video]Cybercrime in SA: As bad as HIV?
[Video]Cybercrime in SA: As bad as HIV?
Cybercrime poses as huge a threat to SA as HIV and Aids, say experts. What is our government’s response? Watch the video to find out.
Cybercriminals who educated 'students in crime' jailed
Cybercriminals who educated 'students in crime' jailed
Six men have been handed jail sentences in Britain for running a website that earned millions of pounds by selling fake documents and coaching...
Cyber scams rife at social networks
Cyber scams rife at social networks
Social networks are "lucrative hot beds" for cyber scams as crooks endeavor to dupe members of online communities, according to a Microsoft...
Two-thirds of internet users hit by cybercrime
Two-thirds of internet users hit by cybercrime
Computer security firm Symantec on Wednesday reported that about two-thirds of the world's internet users have fallen victim to cybercrime and few...

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