Latest articles on Cybercrime

Beware, the cybervirus criminals want you

During times of crisis, people turn to trusted sources for accurate information. This leaves them vulnerable to cybercriminals

‘Be vigilant’ warns CEO after losing R300k in email scam

The company opened a case with the police and is in the process of sending a subpoena to the bank where the funds have been deposited

Cybercriminals thrive on silence

A draft Bill aims to bring the growing threat of cybercrime into the open and provide the legal means to fight it.

Beware of World Cup live streaming

Looking for live broadcasts of the 2014 Fifa World Cup on the internet can cost money or leave a malicious programme on your computer, experts warn.

The botnet that stole two-million passwords

Researchers have uncovered information about a botnet found to have stolen two-million passwords from social networks and other online services.

Cybercrime ‘national crisis’ costing SA R1b a year

Experts say South Africa's "paper thin" law enforcement has made the country fertile ground for cybercriminals, a problem that is costing SA billions.

Cybercrime blame game isn’t as cut and dry as its SIMs

As SIM card fraud increases, banks and cellphone service providers are locked in a blame game about who could do more to prevent it.

Cybersecurity: The spooks, the worms and the net

The increase in cybercrime could mean the beginning of the end for internet freedom, says Jane Duncan.

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.

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