Quarter of SA unaware of mobile malware

2015-03-26 12:31

A large number of mobile phone users in South Africa do not understand the risks of cyber threats and expose themselves to cybercrime, a survey shows.

Apple Mac no guarantee of internet safety

2015-02-24 11:53

Just because you have an Apple Mac it does not mean that you are insulated from cyber threats, a new survey has found.

Researchers expose massive US spying programme

2015-02-17 08:15

The US National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers.

Cyber scammers blow holes in SA wallets

2015-01-30 14:05

South Africans are facing an increasing threat from cyber criminals who want to steal their money.

Top cybercrime threats for 2015

2014-12-05 10:33

Cyber security woes have haunted IT professionals in 2014, but experts warn that the pain is expected to continue in 2015.

1 in 5 Android users targeted in cyber attacks

2014-10-07 10:36

Around one fifth of Android users have been subject to cyber attacks in the last year as criminals increasingly turned their attention to mobile devices.

Android malware checker aims to improve security

2014-08-18 14:29

To protect Android smartphones against fraudulent applications, a security company has released a scanner that seeks to protect mobile devices from identity theft.

Is your business safe from cybercrime?

2014-07-25 13:26

More than 30% of cyber attacks occur at small companies, but a survey shows they don't view IT strategy as a top strategic concern.

Mobile ransomware targets English speakers

2014-06-20 12:31

A new piece of malicious software for mobile devices is specifically targeting English speakers, a security company has revealed.

How to fight phishing

2014-06-19 09:46

Passwords are not enough to ensure security with online financial transactions.


Mobile sharing is daring the bad guys

2015-02-25 09:25

South Africans take their ubuntu ideology too far when it comes to their smartphones with nearly half taking absolutely no precautions with personal data.

Cyber bank robbery nets a billion

2015-02-17 16:04

A single cyber criminal gang has stolen up to $1bn from financial institutions over a two year period.

This is how crooks get into your bank account

2015-02-03 11:00

Next time a cyber crook steals money from your bank account, the reason for the breach may be closer to home than you think.

Online safety tips for kids

2015-01-14 13:20

Children are particularly vulnerable on the internet because young people are often more naïve than adults, says an online security company.

Top SA Android malware revealed

2014-10-08 11:10

A security company has revealed the most common malware targeting Android devices in South Africa.

Offline danger from online threat

2014-10-02 14:05

The offline world may be subject to an online threat that targets financial information, a security firm has reported.

Top malware threats hold your smartphone to ransom

2014-07-30 09:30

A new range of malware applications collectively known as ransomware is targeting smartphones as cyber criminals look for creative ways to extract money from people.

Massive 'legal' spying, malware net uncovered

2014-06-25 13:00

A security company has uncovered a massive cyber spying net with its tentacles in a number of countries dedicated to hacking Android phones and iPhones.

How to fight malware targeting your data

2014-06-20 11:14

Malware is spreading fast in South Africa and Africa because of a number of factors. Here's a video on how to fight back.

Secure passwords made simple

2014-06-17 12:02

Secure passwords are often the only thing that stands between your computer and cyber criminals intent on stealing your data. Watch our video.

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