Effective data security includes implementing robust data encryption measures, stringent access controls and regular staff training programmes
Simple strategies to protect your business from cyberattack
South Africa ranks fifth on the list of countries most affected by cybercrime. More troubling, say experts, is that many incidents go unreported out of fear of reputational damage or lack of confidence in law enforcement, so the true scale and impact of cybercrime is likely even higher.
Despite advanced technological safeguards, the human element remains one of the weakest links in cybersecurity. In the rush of daily life, the importance of vigilant online behaviour is often overlooked.
Understanding how cybercriminals work minimises the risk of being a victim of crime
A cool and calm head is the greatest protection against a hack that could ruin your life
Governments need to formalise cyber-related information sharing and cooperation to unify the response to cyberattacks
Con artists are using Patricia de Lille’s name to solicit details from unwitting users in a phishing scam.
Researchers have uncovered information about a botnet found to have stolen two-million passwords from social networks and other online services.
Fifteen major tech firms have jointly designed a system to combat emails seeking to hijack passwords and other personal details.
If you fall foul of a phishing scam and give away your details because of your own negligence, banks are probably not liable.
Hackers probably based in China tried to break into hundreds of Google mail accounts, including those of senior US government officials.
A new phishing scam, using both the Banking Association South Africa logo and the South African Revenue Services (SARS) logo, has been uncovered.
With more than 500 000 unique phishing sites identified, Standard Bank is providng free software to protect its customers.
The number of schemes to fraudulently obtain information from internet banking users has grown, the SA Banking Risk Information Centre says.
The South African Banking Risk Information Centre on Thursday warned of a rise in ”phishing” attacks.
The number of computer viruses is growing extraordinarily fast and shifting from phishing emails to being hidden in seemingly safe websites.
Bank-related internet crime is the fastest-growing crime in the world, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre said on Thursday.