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Bitcoin’s crypto-nite wanes as illicit activity falls

New research shows that there were fewer cryptocurrency-related crimes in 2020 — a bumper year for the digital asset. But the biggest scam originated in South Africa

UCT leads in countering cyberattacks on varsities

"The challenge for university cybersecurity is to govern security in a way that doesn’t hamper research, teaching or learning."

Data loss will make you wanna cry

Cut your losses and don’t pay cybercriminals a ransom. You won’t get your files back anyway

Datajacking computer files is big business

The easy solution is to pay the ransom, but there is no guarantee that your files will be decrypted.

What to do if your data is held hostage

If malicious ransomware gets your computer in its clutches, it is possible to retrieve it – but you’ll have to cough up.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

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