Phishing

Cape Town mayor’s name used in phishing scam

Con artists are using Patricia de Lille's name to solicit details from unwitting users in a phishing scam.

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.

Tech giants join forces for anti-phishing scheme

Fifteen major tech firms have jointly designed a system to combat emails seeking to hijack passwords and other personal details.

Phishing can cost you, big time

If you fall foul of a phishing scam and give away your details because of your own negligence, banks are probably not liable.

Google phishing: Chinese Gmail attack raises cyberwar tensions

Hackers probably based in China tried to break into hundreds of Google mail accounts, including those of senior US government officials.

Beware the latest phishing scam

A new phishing scam, using both the Banking Association South Africa logo and the South African Revenue Services (SARS) logo, has been uncovered.

Standard Bank clients get anti-phishing software

With more than 500 000 unique phishing sites identified, Standard Bank is providng free software to protect its customers.

‘Phishing’ expeditions on the increase

The number of schemes to fraudulently obtain information from internet banking users has grown, the SA Banking Risk Information Centre says.

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.